Cardinals Come back to Blast Brewers 7-3
Michael Wacha allowed three first inning runs, then the Cardinals offense took over for a 7-3 win on Thursday night at Busch Stadium. Wacha battled through five innings allowing those three runs, but did get the win to raise his season record to (17-6). The Cardinals started their come back in the fourth inning on Jhonny Peralta’s game tying three run homer. Stephen Piscotty was up next and made it back to back home runs to give the Cardinals a 4-3 lead. Piscotty added run scoring hits in the fifth and seventh innings. The rookie finished with three hits and four RBI in the ball game.
The win gives the Cardinals a season record of 97-56. That’s 41 games over .500, a season best. The Cardinals reduced their magic number to clinch the National League Central division to six with the Thursday night victory.