St. Louis vs Chicago Recap - Cardinals Over Cubs 5-4
St. Louis scored 1 run in the 10 to edge Chicago 5-4 on Saturday at Wrigley Field.
The Cardinals were a -167 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Mitchell Boggs earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jon Jay in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Jason Motte pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.