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St. Louis vs Texas Final: 16-7 - Recap

Albert Pujols swatted 3 round trippers and drove in 6 runs as his Cardinals defeated Texas 16-7 at Rangers Ballpark.

Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as +178 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Lance Lynn earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Matt Harrison worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Adrian Beltre in a losing cause.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 15-13 in the game.