Recap - St. Louis Defeats Cincinnati 7-6
Cincinnati got a 2-HR day from Todd Frazier on Thursday at Great American Ball Park but St. Louis still managed to defeat Cincinnati 7-6 in baseball action.
St. Louis was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 5 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Cincinnati got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Homer Bailey in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Votto had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Trevor Rosenthal 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 Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head on the road to face New York.