Cardinals double Phillies

Cardinals double Phillies

David Freese went 2-for-5 with three runs batted in to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Monday night.

St. Louis cashed as -120 road favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 9.5-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Colby Rasmus was 3-for-3 with two RBIs for the Cardinals, as winning pitcher Jaime Garcia allowed only one run over 6 1-3 innings for St. Louis.

Jayson Werth went 2-for-4 with a big fly for Philadelphia, while Joe Blanton was handed the loss after giving up four runs over 6 2-3 innings for the Phillies.