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My understanding is the Cardinals had never swept a four-game series against the Brewers. But after watching those four games, it’s hard to believe the Brewers have ever won against St. Louis. In three of the games, the Cardinals jumped out to big leads and never looked back. On Saturday, Milwaukee actually showed some life, scoring five earned runs against Adam Wainwright – something they had never done before.
It wasn’t enough. Even when the Brewers do things right against the Cardinals, it just isn’t enough. When a guy like Daniel Descalso – who was hitting all of .167 at the time and only had one previous homerun against a lefty pitcher – takes Tom Gorzelanny out of the park to put the Cardinals back on top, after the Brewers fought to get back in the game…it just feels like there’s nothing they can do. On Sunday, Allen Craig drove in a run on a bloop triple in the sixth inning. A bloop triple!? When has there ever been a bloop tripl