Milwaukee Brewers defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 8-7

Dub this one "The Unexpected, Part II." A season removed from virtually complete dominance of the Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter's fortune changed dramatically.

With the Brewers seemingly victorious, all that was left Sunday night was for closer Trevor Hoffman to lock the door and turn off the lights.

But the power went out. At least it did for Hoffman because it was running at full strength for the heart of the Cardinals lineup, Albert...

Trevor Hoffman hasn't pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers for an entire year quite yet, but his teammates admit they get spoiled at times by the future Hall of Fame closer.

"Sometimes he appears to be Superman," said third baseman Casey McGehee. "'Hoffy's' human, too."

All too human lately against the St. Louis Cardinals. Hoffman blew his second save opportunity in three games Sunday night at Miller Park in stunning fashion before McGehee got him off the hook with a ho...