Brewers defeat Cardinals, 5-1
Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak.
Milwaukee, which came into the series with a nine-game winning streak, salvaged the finale of the three-game set.
Peralta (2-0) allowed six hits and struck out three, and three relievers combined for scoreless relief.
Cardinals starter Joe Kelly (1-1) gave up an unearned run and three hits in four innings.
The Brewers finished their homestand with a 4-2 record and now hit the road to play in Pittsburgh beginning Thursday night at 6 pm central time.
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