St. Louis Downed 5-3 By Philadelphia - Jason Motte Takes Loss
Philadelphia needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 5-3 final at Busch Stadium.
Philadelphia won as a -119 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got 7 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. Raul Valdes earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Hunter Pence in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Matt Adams in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.