Braun 350th career HR, later plunked; Brews, Cards split DH

St. Louis Cardinals

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the third inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brent Suter and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Ryan Braun hit his 350th career homer, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-0 for a doubleheader split. The Cardinals took the opener 4-2 behind Adam Wainwright’s four-hitter. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt ran the team in the opener. He missed the nightcap while serving a one-game suspension, imposed by Major League Baseball after tempers flared during the Brewers’ 18-3 romp Tuesday night. Umpires warned both teams after Braun was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning. He was at the center of the trouble the previous night when he hit Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina in the wrist during a swing.

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