St. Louis vs Philadelphia Final: 4-2 - Recap
St. Louis needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Philadelphia for a 4-2 final at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. Kyle McClellan earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Rafael Furcal in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Vance Worley worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Placido Polanco in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.
Fernando Salas pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.