Houston vs St. Louis Wrap - St. Louis Wins 10-5
Houston dropped a 10-5 decision at Busch Stadium on Monday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle McClellan.
The Cardinals were a -190 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kyle McClellan earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Colby Rasmus in the win.
Houston got a 4 2/3-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-11 advantage in hits.
Mitchell Boggs pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.