The NL Central division leading St. Louis Cardinals 67-57 look to sweep the Milwaukee Brewers 64-62 tonight at Busch Stadium. The Cards have beat the Brewers their last six meetings which puts Milwaukee four games back in the division. Almost a must win tonight for the Brewers.
The Brewers will send Adrian Houser to the mound, he's 5-5 on the year with a 3.76 ERA. Through 76.2 innings pitched he has 79 strikeouts, he's given up 11 home runs and walked 26 batters. He'll look to get things right for Milwaukee.
St. Louis will counter with veteran right-hander Adam Wainwright, he's 9-8 with a 4.33 ERA. Through 126.2 innings pitched he has 124 strikeouts, he's given up 16 home runs and walked 50 batters. His leadership will be very important for the Cards down the stretch, he's been here before.
The Cardinals have won 9 of their past 11 games while the Brewers have lost 6 of their past 8. St. Louis looks to stay hot while Milwaukee better find a way to win before it's too late. There are a bunch of teams fighting for wild card spots, can't get swept at a time like this. Enjoy the game everyone.