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Recap - St. Louis Defeats Chicago 5-4

St. Louis got innings of work from en route to a 5-4 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -117 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 Jake Westbrook, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 1. earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Carlos Beltran in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 3 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.

St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.