Brewers just 5 back in Wild Card race after 6-3 win
Milwaukee Brewers' Rickie Weeks (23), John Axford (59) and Jonathan Lucroy, left, celebrate their victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Brewers won 6-3. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce) ORG XMIT: MOBB114 Image by Bill Boyce
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had three hits, including his 22nd home run, to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
Rickie Weeks added a solo home run and Ryan Braun went 3 for 5 with a run scored for Milwaukee. Carlos Gomez went 2 for 4 and drove in two runs. Ramirez, who also walked twice, reached base all five times he batted and scored twice.
Mike Fiers (9-7) allowed one run and five hits in five innings and also got his first career RBI with a single in the second inning. John Axford pitched a scoreless ninth for his 27th save.
Adron Chambers had an RBI triple for St. Louis. Jake Westbrook (13-11) went five innings and allowed three runs on seven hits to take the loss.