Stephen Vogt

Yelich, Braun go deep in 9th as Brewers beat Cards 5-4

Ryan Braun walked away in the eighth and walked off in the ninth.

Braun and Christian Yelich hit consecutive homers off Dominic Leone with two out in the ninth, sending the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Leone (0-1) retired the first two batters, but then lost Yelich on a 2-2 pitch before Braun whacked the next one for his fourth career game-ending homer.

"As a player and a competitor, those are the moments that we live for," Braun said. "You hope to be given an opportunity to do something to impact the game there in the ninth inning."

Braun almost missed out on that chance. He jawed with...