Cardinals stop Brewers again, 6-1
Holliday, Beltran homers lead St. Louis to win
Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered and Shelby Miller pitched six strong innings as the St. Louis Cardinals won their second straight against the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-1 Friday night at Miller Park.
Holliday hit a long two-run homer to straightaway center field off Brewers starter Kyle Lohse in the third inning to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead.
Jon Jay made it 4-0 with a two-run single in the top of the fifth.
After Jonathan Lucroy drove in the Brewers' first run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth, Beltran hit his third homer of the season to get the run right back.
Holliday drove in his third run of the game with a single in the seventh.
Aramis Ramirez returned to the Brewers lineup at third base and had two hits.
Lohse (1-3) took the loss. Shelby Miller (4-2) allowed just one run on seven hits to earn the victory.
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