St. Louis vs Houston Final: 9-2 - Recap
Houston dropped a 9-2 decision at Minute Maid Park on Thursday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Lance Lynn.
The Cardinals were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
St. Louis got 5 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Lance Berkman in the win.
Houston got a 5 1/3-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Hunter Pence had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 7.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.