MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers had finally solved the Adam Wainwright puzzle. But yet again, they just couldn't find a way to put the St. Louis Cardinals away.
A pitcher that has long tormented the Brewers, Wainwright was finally vulnerable against Milwaukee on Saturday afternoon, as the Brewers scored three times against him in the sixth inning to take the lead and chase him from the game.
But as they have done all too often against the Brewers, the Cardinals found a way to battle back not once but twice. Light hitting Daniel Descalso hit his first home run of the season to give the Cardinals the lead in the seventh inning, only to watch the Brewers tie it in the eighth.
Then in the ninth, St. Louis capitalized on an error and went ahead on a Jon Jay single to win 7-6, their fifth victory over the Brewers in six games this season.
"Tough game to lose," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "I felt we should have won the game.
"We did a real nice job offensively against Wainwrig...