St. Louis vs Atlanta Final: 6-3 - Recap

St. Louis vs Atlanta Final: 6-3 - Recap

Atlanta dropped a 6-3 decision at Turner Field on Friday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Lohse.

The Cardinals were a +158 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.

St. Louis got 5 2/3 innings from Kyle Lohse, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Matt Holliday in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Kris Medlen worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Freddie Freeman in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.

Jason Motte pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.