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St. Louis Drops Philadelphia 4-1 - Match Report

St. Louis got 7 2/3 innings of work from Jake Westbrook en route to a 4-1 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

St. Louis was an underdog by +126 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

St. Louis got 7 2/3 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 7 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Domonic Brown in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.

The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.