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St. Louis vs Cincinnati Final: 8-1 - Recap

Cincinnati pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Matt Holliday and it cost them dearly in an 8-1 loss on Tuesday at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis was favored by -128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 6 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 4 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.

Cincinnati's starting pitcher Edinson Volquez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.