It was there for the taking. The Milwaukee Brewers could have ended a disappointing road trip on a high note by winning the series in St. Louis with a victory Sunday afternoon.
Down 4-2 in the seventh inning, the Brewers set themselves up perfectly for a much-needed big inning by loading the bases with nobody out for the National League's leading hitter with Ryan Braun to follow.
They were going to at least tie the game, right?
Not the way things are currently going. Jean Segura popped out to first base and Braun hit into a double play, ending the inning with no damage. The Brewers wouldn't score again and fell 4-2 to the Cardinals, ending the road trip at 2-8.
"We had the guys in the right place and the people in the right situations to drive them in and more than one opportunity," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "(It was the) same thing.They came through with big hits and we didn't. It's the same thing. They understand how to drive in runs."
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