The Milwaukee Brewers lost 4-2 at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Milwaukee’s starter, Brandon Woodruff only got through four innings before he was pulled. During his warm-up pitches in the fifth, the athletic trainers were called out. Craig Counsell made the decision to pull Woodruff from the game. He finished with four innings pitched and four strikeouts. He gave up two runs on two hits while walking one. Woodruff did not seem too concerned about the injury, as he told reporters after the game:
Brandon Woodruff talks about his right ankle injury: pic.twitter.com/IXUXKTK77Z
— Todd Rosiak (@Todd_Rosiak) May 28, 2022
The St. Louis Cardinals “Celebrate” Woodruff’s Injury
If you were watching the game on TV, you may have heard the St. Louis Cardinals’ classless gesture as Woodruff was leaving. They played the song “Celebration” as he was taken out of the game.
The Cardinals playing the song “Celebration” while Brandon Woodruff exits with an injury.
Stay classy, St. Louis.
— Hunter Baumgardt (@hunterbonair) May 28, 2022
Luis Perdomo and Brent Suter Finish the Game
Luis Perdomo came in to relieve Brandon Woodruff in the fifth inning. He pitched two perfect innings while striking out two. Brent Suter also pitched two innings, but did not fare as well. He allowed two runs on three hits while striking out one.
Related: Brent Suter writes a children’s book
Keston Hiura Goes Yard
With the Brewers trailing 4-0 in the ninth inning, Keston Hiura cut the deficit in half with one swing.
Keston Hiura – Milwaukee Brewers (4) pic.twitter.com/5RNXacEO3Q
— MLB HR Videos (@MLBHRVideos) May 28, 2022
Keston Hiura was 1-3 on the night with a walk and a strikeout. He has shown great improvements this season, hitting .250/.350/.481 with the Brewers.
Related: Embrace Hiura’s backwards splits
- Kolten Wong, Tyrone Taylor, and Omar Narvaez each had two hits
- Milwaukee was 0-4 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base
- Andrew McCutchen came up to bat with the bases loaded twice, but did not drive in any runs
Adrian Houser will take the mound for the Brewers against Matthew Liberatore. Housers is 3-4 with a 2.98 ERA on the season. Liberatore, a left-handed pitcher, will be making his second start of the season for St. Louis. He is 0-0 with a 7.71 ERA.
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