Brewers Down Cardinals In 12 Innings, Cubs Rained Out


Published on April 29 2014 6:12 am
Last Updated on April 29 2014 6:12 am
Written by Millie Lange

Brewers Beat Cardinals In 12

(St. Louis, MO) -- Khris Davis tripled in the winning run during the top of the 12th inning to help the Brewers beat the Cardinals 5-3 from Busch Stadium.  Mark Reynolds also knocked in a run in the decisive inning. Yovani Gallardo allowed three runs in six innings for a no decision. Zach Duke grabbed the win while Francisco Rodriguez notched save number 12 for Milwaukee, which has won four of five. Matt Holliday and Allen Craig each hit a home run for St. Louis, which has lost four of six. Michael Wacha gave up three runs and struck out nine in the no decision. Seth Maness took the loss out of the bullpen.

Cardinals prospects Randal Grichuk and Greg Garcia made their MLB debuts last night. Grichuk came on as a pinch hitter in the ninth and finished 0-for-2 at the dish.  He played in right and center field. Garcia pinch hit in the seventh and drew a walk.

The Cardinals continue their three-game series with the Brewers tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn puts his 4-1 record on the line for the Redbirds while Milwaukee counters with Kyle Lohse, who is also 4-1. First pitch is set for 7:15.

Cubs, Reds Rained Out In Cincinnati

(Cincinnati, OH) -- Monday's game between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park is being postponed due to rain. A makeup date has not yet been announced. The teams will open what was scheduled as a three-game series on Tuesday.

White Sox Wash Out Rays

(Chicago, IL) -- Alejandro De Aza hit a two-run homer to power the White Sox in a 7-3 win over the Rays at U.S. Cellular Field. Adam Eaton finished 2-for-4 with two RBI while Jose Abreu was also 2-for-4 and knocked in a run. Andre Rienzo threw six innings of three-run ball to improve to 2-and-0 while Chicago won its sixth game in nine outings. Jake Odorizzi gave up four runs in 4 1/3 innings to fall to 1-3 for Tampa Bay. Matt Joyce and David DeJesus knocked in runs for the Rays, who have lost five out of six.

The White Sox open up a brief two-game series with the Tigers tonight at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago sends Jose Quintana and his 1-2 record to the hill.  Detroit counters with ace Justin Verlander, who is 3-1. The teams split a four-game set last week. First pitch is at 7:10.

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is the American League Co-Player of the Week along with Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager. Abreu hit .310 with five homers and 14 RBI in seven games. It's his first career weekly award.

Rockies Down D'backs

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Troy Tulowitzki homered, doubled twice and drove in three as the Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 8-5 in the opener of a three-game series at Chase Field. "Tulo" also walked twice and scored a pair of runs. Justin Morneau clubbed a two-run homer for Colorado, which has won five-of-seven.  Franklin Morales allowed four runs over five innings to improve his mark 3-1. LaTroy Hawkins pitched a perfect ninth for his eighth save. Gerardo Parra finished 3-for-4 with a home run and Paul Goldschmidt also went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the D'backs, who have lost three straight on the heels of a season-high three-game winning streak. Wade Miley was tagged for seven runs and 10 hits in six frames as he dipped to 2-3.

Gray Deals As Athletics Blank Rangers

(Arlington, TX) -- Sonny Gray went the distance for the first time in his career as the Athletics shutout the Rangers 4-0 at Globe Life Park. Gray threw 108 pitches, giving up three hits and one walk with six strikeouts in his first career complete game shutout and moves to 4-1. Josh Reddick tripled during his three hit night and Josh Donaldson drove in two runs in the victory. Yu Darvish took the loss for Texas after a short three-and-a-third inning performance. Darvish was tagged for four runs on six hits and falls to 1-1. Alex Rios, Leonys Martin and Robinson Chirinos each collected a hit as the Rangers were shutout for the first time this season.

Angels Double Up Indians

(Anaheim, CA) -- Mike Trout was 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI as the Angels dropped the Indians 6-3 in Anaheim. Erick Aybar and Raul Ibanez added two RBI each for Los Angeles, which snapped a two-game slide. Tyler Skaggs gave up three runs in seven innings for a no decision. Fernando Salas improved to 2-0 while Joe Smith picked up his first save. Justin Masterson allowed all the runs in seven-and-a-third innings for the loss. Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer for Cleveland, which has lost four in-a-row.

Monday, April 28 Scoreboard

MLB National League

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds (PPD, Rain)

Milwaukee Brewers 5, St. Louis Cardinals 3 (12 inn)

Colorado Rockies 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 5

San Diego Padres 6, San Francisco Giants 4


MLB American League

Oakland Athletics 4, Texas Rangers 0

Chicago White Sox 7, Tampa Bay Rays 3

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6, Cleveland Indians 3


MLB Interleague

No Games Scheduled

Tuesday, April 29 Schedule (All Times Central)

MLB National League

6:05 p.m. - New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

6:10 p.m. - Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins

6:10 p.m. - Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds

7:15 p.m. - Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals

8:40 p.m. - Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks

9:15 p.m. - San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants


MLB American League

6:05 p.m. - Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees

6:10 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox

7:05 p.m. - Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers

7:10 p.m. - Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

7:10 p.m. - Toronto Blue Jays at Kansas City Royals

9:05 p.m. - Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim


MLB Interleague

6:05 p.m. - Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles

7:10 p.m. - Los Angeles Dodgers at Minnesota Twins

7:10 p.m. - Washington Nationals at Houston Astros