St. Louis vs Milwaukee Game Final 8-4 - Octavio Dotel Earns Win
St. Louis used a 2-HR day from Albert Pujols on Thursday at Miller Park as the Cardinals defeated Milwaukee 8-4 in baseball action.
St. Louis was an underdog by +176 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Octavio Dotel earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Corey Hart in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face Houston.