Top of the second:
Yadier Molina grounded out to short and David Freese quickly fell behind 0-2 before hitting a lazy fly to right field. Punto popped out to second. Cardinals 2, Brewers 0.
Bottom of the first:
St. Louis starter Edwin Jackson fell behind 3-1 to Milwaukee leadoff man Corey Hart but got him to fly out to centerfield. Nyjer Morgan grounded out to second base. Left fielder Ryan Braun singled on a grounder up the middle to bring up Prince Fielder who hit a rocket to second baseman Nick Punto. After one inning, Cardinals 2, Brewers 0.
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Top of the first:
Rafael Furcal grounded out to shortstop after getting ahead of Milwaukee starter Shaun Marcum. Jon Jay followed with a bunt single. Albert Pujols launched a ball just foul before straightening one out and giving the Cardinals a 2-0 lead.