Archive for August, 2008

Busch Stadium: 8/26/08
Cardinals vs Brewers

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

The wild card leading Brewers scored early and often in a game the Cardinals desperately needed to win. The Cards had plenty of good scoring chances early but failed to capitilize on any of them. Ryan Braun blew the game open with a 2-run shot in the 7th to make it 5-0 before the Brewers exploded for 7 more runs in the top of the 9th to route the Cardinals 12-0.

Busch Stadium: 8/6/08
Cardinals vs Dodgers

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Joel Pineiro battled through some early trouble to gut out 7 innings against Manny Ramírez and the Dodgers. Albert Pujols hit a grand slam and reached base in all 5 of his plate appearances while Ryan Ludwick went 3 for 5 with homerun. Chris Pérez recorded the final 5 outs for his first major league save as the Cardinals beat the Dodgers 9-6.