Ian Kennedy vs Shelby Miller Tilt Ends in St. Louis 12-8 Win
St. Louis grabbed a 12-8 win over Arizona on Thursday, as Shelby Miller was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shelby Miller earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt Adams in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 4 innings, giving up 13 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Gerardo Parra in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 17 hits, while Arizona only had 13.
The game was closed out by Edward Mujica who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Arizona, they head home to face San Francisco.