Friday, April 12, 7:15 PM CDT, Busch Stadium
Saturday, April 13, 3:15 PM CDT, Busch StadiumKyle Lohse, RHP
0-0, 1.50 ERA
Lohse barely had a Spring Training, yet he was the only Brewer to deliver a quality start in the first turn through the five-man rotation. After an 87-pitch debut, he should be cleared to top 100 pitches in this game vs. his former team.
Shelby Miller, RHP
1-0, 3.38 ERA
Miller picked up his first career win as a starter with a 5 1/3-inning outing Saturday. He relied heavily on a fastball-curveball mix and showed some conviction with the curve, not abandoning it when it didn't work early on.
Sunday, April 14, 1:15 PM CDT, Busch StadiumYovani Gallardo, RHP
0-0, 5.73 ERA
Gallardo is off to a subpar start, and it gets no easier -- he is 1-9 with a 6.72 ERA in 14 regular-season starts against the Cardinals. At least the lone win was in St. Louis, an eight-inning, one-hit, no-run gem in 2011.
Adam Wainwright, RHP
1-1, 3.46 ERA
Wainwright has opened the season with a pair of quality starts, something the Cards expect with regularity from their ace. He had an especially effective curveball in his seven-inning start Sunday against the Giants.
Marco Estrada, RHP
1-0, 4.50 ERA
Estrada became the first Brewers starter to work past the sixth inning when he delivered seven innings of two-run ball to spoil the Cubs' home opener. He's not known as a hitter, but he has RBIs in each of his starts.
Jaime Garcia, LHP
1-0, 2.92 ERA
Garcia was in line to move to 2-0 this season until a blown save cost him against the Reds on Monday. Garcia matched his career high with 10 strikeouts and pitched into the seventh for the first time this year.