St. Louis vs Pittsburgh Recap - Pirates Over Cardinals 5-4
St. Louis wasted a 10-effort from Chris Carpenter and fell 5-4 on Tuesday against Pittsburgh at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 1/3 innings from Jeffrey Karstens, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Chris Resop earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
St. Louis got a 7-inning outing from Chris Carpenter in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while David Freese had 3 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 8.