Found July 16, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
(AP) -- Sitting in fourth place in the NL Central, the Milwaukee Brewers know their upcoming efforts could be make or break. With things starting to finally go their way, the Brewers look for their recent momentum to carry over Monday night in the first of three with the visiting St. Louis Cardinals, winners of 10 of 13 in this series. After winning its first division title since 1982 last season, Milwaukee (42-46) has experienced its fair share of woes this year. The Brewers trail first-place Cincinnati by eight games and third-place St. Louis by 3 12. Milwaukee, though, has picked up the pace of late, winning eight of 12 while hitting .306 with runners in scoring position - 57 points higher than its season mark. The Brewers proved plenty formidable in their first series following the All-Star break, taking two of three from Pittsburgh. Martin Maldonado went 3 for 4 with an RBI while Yovani Gallardo struck out a career-high 14 over seven dominant innings during Sunday's 4-1...
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