Justin Masterson vs Kyle Lohse Tilt Ends in St. Louis 2-0 Win
Cleveland was unable to break through against the St. Louis pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Saturday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 7 2/3 innings from Kyle Lohse, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Rafael Furcal in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while Cleveland only had 3.
The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.