Alcides Escobar attempts to turn a double play in the second inning. (Morry Gash/AP)
By Adam McCalvy / MLB.com
Dave Bush's health entering Monday's start was in question, but the righty dispelled any such concerns by holding the Cardinals to two runs over seven innings. But the Brewers' offense did nearly nothing against Chris Carpenter. Jody Gerut's fifth-inning double was Milwaukee's only hit.
Game Scores: Carpenter, C , Bush . HBP: Molina, Y (by Bush). Pitches-strikes: Carpenter, C 99-64, Bush 97-71, DiFelice 21-15, Narveson 22-13. Groundouts-flyouts: Carpenter, C 11-1, Bush 8-6, DiFelice 1-1, Narveson 1-0. Batters faced: Carpenter, C 29, Bush 29, DiFelice 6, Narveson 5. Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Larry
Vanover. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Gerry Davis. Weather: 73 degrees, sunny. Wind: 11 mph, L to R. T:
2:18. Att: 35,360. Venue: Miller Park. September 7, 2009 September 7, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner