Ryan Ludwick's RBI single capped a three-run ninth inning against Milwaukee Brewers closer Francisco Cordero and the St. Louis Cardinals' beat the Brewers seven-to-six this afternoon.
The win was the first in a doubleheader between the two teams today.
Cordero (0-4) has 32 saves in 37 chances, and all five blown saves have come on the road. He has a minuscule point-three-three ERA at home, and an eight-point-six-two ERA on the road. He has a blown save and a loss in his last two appearances.
Russ Springer (5-1) had a strikeout and a walk in the ninth for the Cardinals, who are 2-3 during a seven-game homestand against the two teams they're chasing in the NL Central. St. Louis had lost four in a row to the Brewers by a combined score of 35-5.