AJ Burnett vs Jamie Garcia Tilt Ends in Philadelphia 5-1 Win
St. Louis dropped a 5-1 decision at Busch Stadium on Friday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher AJ Burnett.
Philadelphia was an underdog by +165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 9 innings from AJ Burnett, who gave up 1 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. AJ Burnett earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Jimmy Rollins in the win.
St. Louis's starting pitcher Jamie Garcia worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while St. Louis only had 7.