Milwaukee Brewers defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-1

St. Louis — Randy Wolf threw the St. Louis Cardinals a curve by using his curveball more.

And throwing it for strikes.

Disgusted with both his pitch counts and walk totals for the season, Wolf stayed on the attack Thursday night, pitching 6 1/3 strong innings as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-1, at Busch Stadium.

Wolf received superb relief help from Kameron Loe and John Axford and enough support from home runs by Casey McGehee, George Kotta...

St. Louis — No one was in need of a fresh start more than Jeff Suppan.

Unable to live up to a four-year, $42 million contract - at the time, the largest in club history - the veteran right-hander had to be a bit relieved when the Brewers released him on June 7. Suppan had been banished to unfamiliar bullpen duty and was being booed regularly by the home fans.

Now back with St. Louis, where he pitched so well for three years to earn that deal with the Brewers, Suppan ...