Recap - St. Louis Defeats Arizona 7-6

Recap - St. Louis Defeats Arizona 7-6

St. Louis got 1 inning of work from Fernando Salas en route to a 7-6 victory over Arizona on Saturday at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis won as a -143 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

St. Louis got 6 innings from Chris Carpenter, who gave up 4 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. Fernando Salas earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.

Arizona's starting pitcher Daniel Hudson worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 15 hits, while Arizona only had 11.