St. Louis vs Chicago Wrap - St. Louis Wins 6-2
|St. Louis vs Chicago Wrap - St. Louis Wins 6-2|
Yadier Molina swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Cardinals defeated Chicago 6-2 at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis won as a -148 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Rodrigo Lopez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Aramis Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Atlanta.