The Brewers defeated the Reds 8-1, while the Cardinals lost to the Astros, 2-0. The Brewers are now 3.5 games behind the Cardinals in the race for the National League's second wild-card spot.
St. Louis has the day off Thursday, while the Brewers play the Reds in the afternoon. A Milwaukee win would pull them within three games of St. Louis with six to play. The Brewers complete their season with six straight games at home.