Danny Duffy vs Jaime Garcia Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 5-4
St. Louis got a 5-4 victory over Kansas City on Sunday, with Fernando Salas earning the victory and helping Cardinals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -190 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Fernando Salas earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Andrew Brown in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Danny Duffy worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-10 advantage in hits.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Arizona.