Chicago Downed 4-0 By St. Louis - Jeff Samardzija Takes Loss
Chicago was unable to break through against the St. Louis pitching staff, losing 4-0 on Sunday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -150 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 1 inning from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 0. Joe Kelly earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Jon Jay in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nathan Schierholtz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 5.