Christian Friedrich Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Rockies Match
St. Louis got 6 innings of work from Lance Lynn en route to a 6-2 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -173 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Colorado got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Christian Friedrich in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Dexter Fowler had 2 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 9 hits, while St. Louis only had 7.
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.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Washington.