Arizona Downed 15-5 By St. Louis - Ian Kennedy Takes Loss
St. Louis scored early and often on Wednesday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 15-5 win over Arizona.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 10.5.
St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 5 RBIs from Lance Berkman in the win.
Arizona got a 3-inning outing from Ian Kennedy in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Russell Branyan had 2 hits in the loss for the Diamondbacks.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 17 hits, while Arizona only had 10.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Arizona, they head home to face San Francisco.