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Wolf (9-8) relied on defense, retiring 18 of his last 20 with no walks and one strikeout. He allowed one run and five hits, and pitched four 1-2-3 innings. He's beaten the Cardinals his last two outings although this one was a lot better than a week earlier when he gave up five runs in six innings of a 10-5 victory.
Corey Hart added a two-run single in the ninth off Mitchell Boggs.
Four of the first five Brewers reached safely to open the game, although they settled for Fielder's sacrifice fly. The Cardinals matched them in the bottom of the first on Rafael Furcal's leadoff double, a sacrifice fly and Pujols' sacrifice fly.
The Brewers took the lead in the third when Ryan Braun walked with one out, stole second and scored on Fielder's double, and Yuniesky Betancourt made it 3-1 with a two-out single.
Westbrook (9-6) settled down after that, retiring 11 in a row before walking Fielder with one out in the eighth. He lasted eight innings to match his career best at Busch Stadium despite matching his season high with five walks, three of them to the first 12 hitters.
"Once I kind of got back in the zone and got a little bit more aggressive, I got back to more what I'm capable of doing," Westbrook said. "Just kind of one of those games that didn't turn out good."
Wolf's only other bit of trouble came in the second when Ryan Theriot singled and Jon Jay doubled with two outs, but Westbrook lined out to center to end the inning.
NOTES: Casey McGehee is batting .435 (10 for 23) in extra innings since joining the Brewers in 2009, the best average on the team during that span. ... Lance Berkman is 3 for 30 against Wolf and was not in the St. Louis lineup even after Matt Holliday was scratched with what the team believes is a minor back injury sustained in the weight room earlier Wednesday. ... C Yadier Molina returned after serving a five-game suspension for St. Louis and extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a single in the fourth. He's batting .412 (21 for 51) during the streak.
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