St. Louis vs Chicago Wrap - St. Louis Wins 9-6
St. Louis got 5 innings of work from Lance Lynn en route to a 9-6 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis was favored by -162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 5 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
Jason Motte pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.