St. Louis Drops Philadelphia 5-4 - Match Report

St. Louis Drops Philadelphia 5-4 - Match Report

St. Louis got 1 1/3 innings of work from Octavio Dotel en route to a 5-4 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

St. Louis won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Octavio Dotel earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jon Jay in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 6 innings, giving up 12 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 13-6 in the game.

The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.