Adam Wainwright Earns Win in Houston vs St. Louis Game
Bud Norris struck out 12 St. Louis batters, but it wasn't enough as the Cardinals defeated Houston 4-3 in MLB action Wednesday.
The Cardinals were a -133 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Adam Wainwright earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Allen Craig in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 12 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 7.
The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.