St. Louis Cardinals Pittsburgh Pirates Game Ends in 5-2 Cardinals Victory - Recap
St. Louis got $Innings innings of work from Lance Lynn en route to a 5-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -131 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 6 2/3 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Lance Lynn earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Adams in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Brandon Cumpton worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Neil Walker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
The game was closed out by Trevor Rosenthal who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.