Chris Carpenter Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Royals Match
Kansas City grabbed a 5-4 win over St. Louis on Friday, as Blake Wood was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
The Royals were a +152 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Blake Wood earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alex Gordon in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 8 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.