Kerry Wood Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Cardinals Match
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 6-4 win against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 4 earned runs on 13 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Dan Descalso in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Carlos Zambrano in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Darwin Barney had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while St. Louis only had 11.
The game was closed out by Eduardo Sanchez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.