MILWAUKEE -- Tom Gorzelanny's audition to be in next year's starting rotation has hit a rough patch, one that may eventually cost him his chance to finish the season as a starting pitcher.
While the veteran left-hander will make his next scheduled start, Gorzelanny didn't help his cause Wednesday against St. Louis. The Cardinals batted around and scored six runs in the third inning, while Gorzelanny lasted just 3 23 innings and allowed seven earned runs on 10 hits.
Milwaukee's offense battled its way back into the game, but the Cardinals hung on and dropped the Brewers to 13-29 in day games.
After returning from a bruised left elbow to pitch seven shutout innings in Seattle on Aug. 10, Gorzelanny has allowed 12 earned runs in his last two starts.
"(I haven't been) making good pitches," Gorzleanny said. "(I've been) making mistakes.
"You make mistakes and you pay for them, especially against good-hitting teams. Left balls over the middle, bad pitch selection."
The Brewers have ...