St. Louis Cardinals defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-1

Having suffered a gut-wrenching, improbable defeat the previous evening, the Milwaukee Brewers reported to Miller Park on Saturday with the comforting knowledge that their No. 1 starter was matched up against St. Louis' No. 5 starter, who hadn't pitched in the majors since 2008.

As it turns out, there was nothing comforting about it.

In his first outing since signing a five-year, $30.1 million contract extension, right-hander Yovani Gallardo was roughed up for six ru...