Milwaukee Brewers defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 8-4

St. Louis - On a day that began on a somber note, the sizzling Milwaukee Brewers moved forward with a series of noteworthy accomplishments.

The big picture certainly was compelling enough. By defeating the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-4, the Brewers completed a three-game sweep and won for the ninth time in their last 10 games at Busch Stadium.

Even more impressive, the Brewers won for the 20th time in their last 25 games. They checked into town tied with the Cardinals for...