Cardinals clip Brewers

Cardinals clip Brewers

Matt Holliday's two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning lifted the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Tuesday night.

St. Louis won as -145 road favorites, while the game played UNDER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Albert Pujols went yard for the Cardinals, as Blake Hawksworth picked up the win in relief of starter John Smoltz for St. Louis.

Prince Fielder was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer for Milwaukee, while Trevor Hoffman was tagged with the loss after giving up Holliday's dinger in the top of the ninth inning.