St. Louis Tops Pittsburgh 9-1 - Recap
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 9-1 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
St. Louis was favored by -134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jaime Garcia earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Lance Berkman in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Kevin Correia in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 3 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Chase d'Arnaud had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.