Milwaukee, WI – Albert Pujols went 4-for-4 with two home 4 win to game sweep of the NL Central-leading Brewers.
Brandon Dickson allowed three runs on six hits in his first major-league start, but lasted just 3 1/3 innings. Octavio Dotel (1-2) struck out five in 2 2/3 frames of scoreless relief to secure the win.
Yovani Gallardo (15-9) was victimized for eight runs on nine hits, including a career-high four home runs, in 4 2/3 innings to suffer the loss.
Despite the sweep, St. Louis still trails Milwaukee by 7 1/2 games.