Daily Rant: Wainwright stymies the Brewers in complete game victory


Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals hosted the Brewers on Saturday night and apparently Adam Wainwright didn’t have any interest in losing. He shut down the Brewers for nine innings while the Cardinals offense went to work.

Box Score

Milwaukee Brewers100000000150
St Louis Cardinals01400100X690
WPA. Wainwright (9-10)
LPM. Rogers (0-1)
R. Furcal ss400000001.267
A. Craig 1b411100100.296
M. Holliday lf411000000.322
C. Beltran rf412110000.286
D. Freese 3b400000203.309
Y. Molina c401200110.314
J. Jay cf311111000.288
D. Descalso 2b311000103.241
A. Wainwright p312100100.136
A. Wainwright (W, 9-10)9.05110701.234.03

The Positives

  • Allen Craig hit an RBI single to draw his average closer to .300.
  • Matt Holliday also hit a single and scored a run.
  • Carlos Beltran hit a single and hit 25th home run. He drove in his league-leading 77th RBI.
  • Yadier Molina hit a two RBI single and stole his eleventh base. The speedy Molina has three steals in two days.
  • Jon Jay hit his third home run of the season.
  • Daniel Descalso hit his seventh double of the season and scored a run.
  • Adam Wainwright pitched a gem, going nine innings and only allowing five hits and one earned run. He also helped his own cause offensively with a two hit effort, including an RBI double.

Justin’s Jeers

Three Stars

3) Carlos Beltran – Beltran had two hits, including a solo home run.

2) Yadier Molina – Yadi drove in two runs and stole a base.

1) Adam Wainwright – Wainwright not only shut down the Brewers with his pitching, but he was also the team’s best offensive player.


Cincinnati Reds66410.61736-1930-2246739176Won 59-1
Pittsburgh Pirates60460.5665.533-1627-3043540332Lost 26-4
St Louis Cardinals58490.542831-2127-28535428107Won 27-3
Milwaukee Brewers48580.45317.530-2618-32487497-10Lost 24-6
Chicago Cubs43620.4102227-2416-38389467-78Lost 44-6
Houston Astros36720.33330.525-2711-45414551-137Won 12-8