Cardinals 5, Brewers 1
ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams had a two-run home run as the Cardinals broke it open with a four-run eighth inning. St. Louis won its fifth in a row to maintain a one-game NL Central lead over the Pirates. Carlos Beltran's sacrifice fly scored Matt Carpenter to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead. An error by catcher Jonathan Lucroy allowed Jon Jay to score, and Adams followed with his homer.