St. Louis Drops Chicago 2-1 - Match Report
Chicago dropped a 2-1 decision at Busch Stadium on Saturday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jason Motte.
St. Louis was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jason Motte earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ryan Theriot in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Rodrigo Lopez worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bryan LaHair in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 6 hits, while St. Louis only had 5.