Bush, Brewers handle Cardinals 3-2

AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Dave Bush pitched six stingy innings to bounce back from a start in which allowed four consecutive home runs, and Casey McGehee hit a two-run homer in the Milwaukee Brewers' 3-2 victory over the suddenly sliding St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Albert Pujols homered for the eighth time in 14 games, leading off the fourth with his 31st of the season and 397th of his career. The Cardinals managed only three more singles against Bush (6-10) and have lost three in a row to NL Central also-rans, including a pair of losses to the Cubs.

St. Louis is 10-5 against the division-leading Reds, but 15-17 against the Brewers, Cubs and Astros.

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