Game Wrap - St. Louis 9-1 Victors Over Cubs
St. Louis got 7 innings of work from Jaime Garcia en route to a 9-1 victory over Chicago on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
The Cardinals were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Jaime Garcia earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jon Jay in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Casey Coleman worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jeff Baker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 16 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Francisco.