Game Wrap - St. Louis 8-7 Victors Over Brewers
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Milwaukee was handed an 8-7 defeat against St. Louis on Tuesday at Miller Park.
The Cardinals were a +104 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Kyle McClellan earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jaime Garcia in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Shaun Marcum worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Casey McGehee in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Octavio Dotel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.