Jake Westbrook Earns Win in St. Louis vs Houston Game
St. Louis grabbed a 3-1 win over Houston on Tuesday, as Jake Westbrook was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -179 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jake Westbrook earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 8 innings, giving up 11 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
Fernando Salas pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.