Cole Hamels Earns Win in St. Louis vs Philadelphia Game
St. Louis dropped a 3-2 decision at Busch Stadium on Tuesday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Cole Hamels.
The Phillies were a -123 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Ben Francisco in the win.
St. Louis got a 7-inning outing from Jaime Garcia in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Albert Pujols had 4 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-7 advantage in hits.
Ryan Madson pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.