Jaime Garcia Earns Win in St. Louis vs Milwaukee Game
St. Louis pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Aramis Ramirez but still escaped with a 7-6 victory on Friday at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals were a -171 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jaime Garcia earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 6 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Wily Peralta worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Norichika Aoki in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-8 advantage in hits.
Edward Mujica pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.