Game Wrap - St. Louis 7-0 Victors Over Pirates
Jhonny Peralta swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Cardinals defeated Pittsburgh 7-0 at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
St. Louis got 8 innings from Adam Wainwright, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 4 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Edinson Volquez in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Pedro Alvarez had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 3.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track at Baltimore.