MILWAUKEE, May 10 (UPI) --
Ryan Ludwick's two-run single in the top of the ninth inning Saturday delivered St. Louis a 5-3 win at Milwaukee.
Milwaukee first baseman Prince Fielder's eighth home run this season, a solo shot in the bottom of the eighth, had created a 3-3 tie before Ludwick's game-winner.
St. Louis' Chris Duncan hit a two-run homer and Skip Schumaker drove in a run.
Schumaker had two hits, while Brendan Ryan had a run and three hits for the Cardinals, who broke a season-high three-game losing streak.
The winner was reliever Russ Springer (1-0).
Ryan Franklin registered his second save. Franklin became the Cardinals' closer in place of Jason Isringhausen before the contest.
Jason Kendall and Mike Cameron drove in Milwaukee's other runs with bases loaded walks in the seventh.
Ryan Braun had three of the seven hits for the Brewers, who have lost seven of eight.
The losing pitcher was Eric Gagne (1-2).
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