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Chicago St. Louis Game Ends in 5-4 Cardinals Victory - Recap

St. Louis used a 2-HR day from Albert Pujols on Saturday at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals defeated Chicago 5-4 in baseball action.

Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -175 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Eduardo Sanchez earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Randy Wells worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 9.