St. Louis vs Baltimore Recap - Cardinals Over Orioles 9-6
Baltimore pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Lance Berkman and it cost them dearly in a 9-6 loss on Thursday at Camden Yards.
St. Louis won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 5 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Jon Jay in the win.
Baltimore got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Brian Matusz in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Robert Andino had 3 hits in the loss for the Orioles.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 15 hits, while St. Louis only had 14.
The game was closed out by Fernando Salas who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Baltimore, they head on the road to face Atlanta.