St. Louis vs Chicago Recap - Cardinals Over Cubs 5-1
Chicago dropped a 5-1 decision at Wrigley Field on Wednesday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Lance Lynn.
The Cardinals were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Lance Lynn earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Volstad worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.