Cory Gearrin Tagged With Loss in Braves-Cardinals Match
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Atlanta was handed a 5-3 defeat against St. Louis on Friday at Turner Field.
St. Louis won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Eduardo Sanchez earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Nick Punto in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Tim Hudson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Heyward had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
The game was closed out by Trever Miller who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.