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A Wolf At The Diamond: Cardinals Lose Game One 4-1.

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) – Randy Wolf allowed just one run in 6 1/3 solid innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers used a trio of home runs to down the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-1, in the opener of a four-game set at Busch Stadium.

Wolf (6-7) gave up just four hits and a walk while fanning four to earn the win for the Brewers, who have won eight of their last 11 games. George Kottaras drilled a two-run homer, while Prince Fielder and Casey McGehee each had a solo shot in the victory.

John Axford locked down his ninth save of the season.

Albert Pujols’ homer provided the lone offense for the Cardinals, who have lost two in a row. Blake Hawksworth (2-5), making his third career start, gave up three runs in six innings on six hits and a walk while fanning seven.