Final Score: Milwaukee 7, St. Louis 4
ST. LOUIS, MO (WSAU-TSN) - Aramis Ramirez homered and drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers torched St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright for seven runs in a 7-4 win to open a three-game series Friday night.
Ramirez had three hits and Jonathan Lucroy added two, including a three-run double as the Brewers won their second in a row.
Wainwright (13-6) had only given up more than two runs once in his past nine starts but was dusted for nine hits in 5 1/3 innings Friday. He walked three and struck out five.
Wily Peralta (13-6) went 6 2/3 innings for Milwaukee, allowing two runs on five hits and four walks.