St. Louis vs San Francisco Wrap - San Francisco Wins 7-5
San Francisco got a 7-5 victory over St. Louis on Thursday, with Matt Cain earning the victory and helping Giants moneyline bettors cash out.
San Francisco was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Matt Cain earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brandon Crawford in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while San Francisco only had 8.
Santiago Casilla pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act home to face Oakland looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.