(St. Louis, MO) -- David Freese and Daniel Descalso each knocked in a pair of runs as the Cardinals topped the Brewers, 9-3. Yadier Molina (pictured) scored twice for St. Louis, which has won three-of-four. Joe Kelly tossed five-and-two-thirds frames of three-run ball for the win. Ryan Braun was 3-for-5 for Milwaukee, which had won three in-a-row. Randy Wolf knocked in two runs at the plate and gave up five in five-and-a-third innings for the loss.
Cardinals starter and winner Joe Kelly on his go-ahead single in the fourth inning of Randy Wolf.
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina says Joe Kelly did a great job working out of jams.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says David Freese's two-run single in the fourth was key.
Game 2 of the series is tonight at 6:15. Adam Wainwright (8-10) will face the Brewers' Mark Rogers (0-0).
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