Game Wrap - St. Louis 6-4 Victors Over Pirates
St. Louis grabbed a 6-4 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as Kyle McClellan was credited with a win at PNC Park.
St. Louis won as a -158 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 4 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 6. Kyle McClellan earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Chris Carpenter in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Jeffrey Karstens in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Pedro Ciriaco had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 11.
Jason Motte pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.