Chicago Falls 3-2 to St. Louis - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 3-2 defeat against St. Louis on Sunday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Fernando Salas earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ryan Theriot in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Carlos Zambrano in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Darwin Barney had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Cincinnati.