St. Louis Cardinals vs Tampa Bay Rays Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 3-0
St. Louis was unable to break through against the Tampa Bay pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rays were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
St. Louis got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Lance Lynn in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Oscar Taveras had 1 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-5 advantage in hits.
McGee Jake pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Boston. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.