New York vs St. Louis Wrap - New York Wins 8-6
St. Louis dropped an 8-6 decision at Busch Stadium on Thursday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Manny Acosta.
The Mets were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
New York got 4 2/3 innings from Chris Capuano, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Manny Acosta earned the victory, while the Mets got 3 RBIs from Ruben Tejada in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Jake Westbrook in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Allen Craig had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-7 advantage in hits.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.