Chris Carpenter vs Bronson Arroyo Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 4-1
St. Louis grabbed a 4-1 win over Cincinnati on Saturday, as Chris Carpenter was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
St. Louis won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 8 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Drew Stubbs had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The game was closed out by Fernando Salas who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.