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St. Louis vs Houston Final: 7-4 - Recap

St. Louis grabbed a 7-4 win over Houston on Tuesday, as Jake Westbrook was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.

St. Louis was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Jake Westbrook in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hunter Pence in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.

Fernando Salas pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.