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Chicago Falls 5-1 to St. Louis - Recap

St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings of work from Lance Lynn en route to a 5-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis won as a -185 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Lance Lynn earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.

Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Chris Volstad in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while Chicago only had 6.