Vogt’s HR, 3 RBIs as Brewers stay alive for postseason

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: Travis Shaw #21 of the Milwaukee Brewers scores a run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning at Busch Stadium on September 29, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS — Stephen Vogt homered and drove in three runs, Chase Anderson allowed one run over seven innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

The Brewers entered Friday two games behind the Colorado Rockies for the second Wild Card spot in the National League. Milwaukee has won four of its last six games.

Anderson (12-4) allowed three hits to earn his fourth win in his last five starts. The right-hander struck out five and walked one among 101 pitches.

John Gant (0-1), who was making his second start of the season, allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings. He struck out three and walked three.