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St. Louis Drops Boston 5-4 - Match Report

Boston dropped a 5-4 decision at Busch Stadium on Saturday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Trevor Rosenthal.

St. Louis was favored by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Trevor Rosenthal earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.

Boston got a 4-inning outing from Jake Peavy in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jacoby Ellsbury had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.