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Gavin Floyd vs Jake Westbrook Tilt Ends in St. Louis 5-3 Win

St. Louis got a 5-3 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Jake Westbrook earning the victory and helping Cardinals moneyline bettors cash out.

St. Louis was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 6 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from David Freese in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alejandro De Aza in a losing cause.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.

The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.