1. Adam Wainwright did not pitch well — giving up five runs in 4 2/3 innings on nine hits with five walks (including three straight to walk in the first two runs of the game) and five strikeouts.
2. Brandon Beachy did pitch well for the Braves, not allowing a hit until the fourth inning and giving up one run on two hits in six innings despite four walks.
3. The Cardinals have now dropped the series to the Braves with the back-to-back losses.
Tomorrow is the Mother’s Day series finale at 1:15 p.m. Lance Lynn, who celebrates his 25th birthday today, will be going for win No. 7. Tommy Hanson will start for the Braves. And Lance Berkman might be back, which will make the LB Fan Club and mothers everywhere very happy.