Recap - St. Louis Defeats Philadelphia 2-1
|Recap - St. Louis Defeats Philadelphia 2-1|
St. Louis grabbed a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday, as Fernando Salas was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals were a -151 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
St. Louis got 8 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Fernando Salas earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Lance Berkman in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Oswalt worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 13 hits, while Philadelphia only had 5.
St. Louis heads into a battle against Houston. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.