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St. Louis vs Florida Recap - Cardinals Over Marlins 2-1

Florida dropped a 2-1 decision at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Carpenter.

St. Louis was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

St. Louis got 6 2/3 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.

Florida's starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco worked 7 innings, giving up 10 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alfredo Amezaga in a losing cause.

St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-6 advantage in hits.

Fernando Salas pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.