A.J. Burnett Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Pirates Match

St. Louis used a 2-HR day from Carlos Beltran on Wednesday at Busch Stadium as the Cardinals defeated Pittsburgh 12-3 in baseball action.

The Cardinals were a -166 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

St. Louis got 6 2/3 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 7 RBIs from Carlos Beltran in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 12 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Pedro Alvarez in a losing cause.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 17-7 in the game.