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St. Louis Tops Texas 6-2 - Recap

St. Louis grabbed a 6-2 win over Texas on Friday, as Chris Carpenter was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 6 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Matt Harrison worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while Texas only had 6.