Pittsburgh Falls 2-0 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
St. Louis's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Pittsburgh scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Monday at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -178 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Pat Neshek earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Adams in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 7-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 3 hits, while St. Louis only had 8.