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ST. LOUIS - Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal has two weeks - a grand total of 12 games - to see if he will get the chance to finish more games and collect more saves than any pitcher in his position with the franchise has, ever.
CINCINNATI - A riveting pitching duel between one of the best pitchers in the National League and the Cardinals starter who wants to be in that class turned potentially on two catches.
CINCINNATI - A game that started with the Cardinals starter being ejected before he could get his arm really loose ended with the Cardinals unable to muster anything, not even with a parade of pitch hitters, against Reds closer Aroldis Chapman.
It's not the most ideal time of year for the Cardinals to start holding auditions for who could help them on the postseason pitching staff if they are to hold on to their lead and reach the playoffs.
CINCINNATI - It took a two-run single to give him the lead he deserved and a late three-run homer to turn a taut game into a rout, but it wasn't like Shelby Miller needed much Monday night against Cincinnati.
MILWAUKEE - The Cardinals asserted their place atop the National League Central and Adam Wainwright steeled his spot atop the Cardinals rotation in what proved to be a mutually dominant afternoon at Miller Park.
The Brewers threw extra-base hits at him. The Cardinals complicated his first inning with three errors. Lance Lynn didn't do himself any favors by spreading around walks around the base paths like rose pedals for a few innings.
If the Cardinals' goal during Thursday's series opener against rival Milwaukee was to get Michael Wacha ready for the future without slowing their present ascent in the division then the Cardinals got more than planned.
ST. LOUIS The Cardinals couldn't start the toast without the guy who finished the game.