Atlanta Downed 3-2 By St. Louis - Craig Kimbrel Takes Loss
St. Louis got 1 inning of work from Miguel Batista en route to a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Saturday at Turner Field.
St. Louis was an underdog by +146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. Miguel Batista earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
Fernando Salas pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.