Take away Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo's two performances against the Cardinals this season, and the potential ace looks the part in the Milwaukee rotation.
Against non-St. Louis teams, Gallardo has yet to give up more than three runs in a start, and even that's only happened once -- against San Diego on May 2.
And on Monday, Gallardo continued that kind of dominance, allowing just two hits and two runs in six innings of work. But like his season has gone so far, Gallardo didn't make things easy.
Without much command in his six-inning effort, Gallardo walked six batters, setting up the Mets scores that changed the game. Still, after the game, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said the team wouldn't have even had a chance against New York, if not for Gallardo's performance on the mound.
"He kept us in the game," Roenicke said. "Command was not there. Ball-strike ratio was definitely not what Yo usually does. He got his pitch count up early, but he did, he kept us in the game. He ma...