St. Louis vs Cincinnati Final: 8-1 - Recap
Cincinnati pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Matt Holliday and it cost them dearly in an 8-1 loss on Tuesday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 4 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Edinson Volquez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.