St. Louis vs Houston Game Final 8-0 - Chris Carpenter Earns Win
|St. Louis vs Houston Game Final 8-0 - Chris Carpenter Earns Win|
Chris Carpenter reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Astros en route to an 8-0 win over Houston on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.
St. Louis was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Chris Carpenter earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Skip Schumaker in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from J.B. Shuck in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 12-2 in the game.