St. Louis Cardinals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Recap - Pirates Over Cardinals 9-1
Pittsburgh got a 9-1 victory over St. Louis on Thursday, with Edinson Volquez earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.
Edinson Volquez earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
St. Louis got a 5-inning outing from Shelby Miller in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jhonny Peralta had 1 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against Cincinnati. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.