The Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Saint Louis Cardinals Sunday night at Miller Park, 12-6. The Cardinals earn a trip to the World Series by winning the National League Championship Series, 4 games to 2. Shaun Marcum got the start for the Brewers and lasted just one inning. Marcum gave up four runs on three hits and a walk…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/MARCUM12.mp3|titles=MARCUM1]
Despite Marcum’s late season and playoff failures, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke stuck with his struggling pitcher in the biggest game of the season…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/ROENICKE17.mp3|titles=ROENICKE1]
The Cardinals pounded the Brewers for 14 hits, which included home runs by Rafeal Furcal, Albert Pujols and David Freese. Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy said the Cardinals came ready to swing the bats…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/LUCROY11.mp3|titles=LUCROY1]
Lucroy, Corey Hart and Rickie Weeks all homered for the Brewers. While the loss was disappointing, Ryan Braun said there was plenty for the Brewers to be proud of…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/BRAUN14.mp3|titles=BRAUN1]
The Cardinals advance to the World Series where they will take on the Texas Rangers. Game one is Wednesday night in Saint Louis.
Sunday night’s game was probably the final time that Prince Fielder will wear a Brewers uniform. Fielder is a free agent and is expected to sign elsewhere this off-season. Fielder received a long ovation after grounding out in the eighth inning…
Fielder was 0-for-4 in Sunday night’s season-ending loss.