Garrett Olson Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Pirates Match
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Kyle McClellan, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Miguel Batista earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 2/3-inning outing from James McDonald in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Andrew McCutchen had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Ryan Franklin pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.