St. Louis vs San Diego Game Final 9-6 - Jake Westbrook Earns Win
St. Louis grabbed a 9-6 win over San Diego on Friday, as Jake Westbrook was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -190 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
St. Louis got 6 1/3 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Matt Carpenter in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Jason Marquis worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Everth Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while San Diego only had 13.
Edward Mujica pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.