A.J. Burnett Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Cardinals Match
St. Louis grabbed a 4-3 win over Pittsburgh on Monday, as Kyle Lohse was credited with a win at PNC Park.
St. Louis was favored by -122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 5 innings from Kyle Lohse, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Matt Holliday in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 9.
Jason Motte pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.