Cardinals edge Braves
|Cardinals edge Braves|
Rick Ankiel was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Monday night.
St. Louis cashed as +140 road underdogs as the game played under the 9-run total set by sportsbooks.
Chris Duncan knocked in the other run for the Cardinals, while Joel Pineiro allowed two runs over 6 2-3 innings to get the win for St. Louis.
Jeff Francoeur and David Ross drove in runs for Atlanta, as Jair Jurrjens gave up two runs over six innings to take the loss for the Braves.