San Diego vs St. Louis Wrap - San Diego Wins 5-3
|San Diego vs St. Louis Wrap - San Diego Wins 5-3|
San Diego needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 5-3 final at Busch Stadium.
San Diego won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Diego got 6 innings from Tim Stauffer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 2. Pat Neshek earned the victory, while the Padres got 2 RBIs from Nick Hundley in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 12 hits, while San Diego only had 8.
Heath Bell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.