St. Louis Falls 9-8 Against Cincinnati - Game Recap
Cincinnati needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 9-8 final at Busch Stadium.
Cincinnati was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Cincinnati got 6 1/3 innings from Bronson Arroyo, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Jose Arredondo earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
St. Louis got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Jake Westbrook in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Descalso had 4 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-13 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Arizona.