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New York vs St. Louis Wrap - St. Louis Wins 6-5

David Freese drove in 5 runs as his Cardinals defeated New York 6-5 at Busch Stadium.

The Cardinals were a -220 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Jaime Garcia earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from David Freese in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Chris Schwinden worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Willie Harris in a losing cause.

St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.

Jason Motte pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.