Bruce Chen vs Joe Kelly Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 10-7
|Bruce Chen vs Joe Kelly Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 10-7|
St. Louis had a 5-RBI day from Matt Holliday on Saturday at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals defeated Kansas City 10-7 in baseball action.
St. Louis was favored by -133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Mitchell Boggs earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Kansas City got a 1 2/3-inning outing from Bruce Chen in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The game was closed out by Jason Motte who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.