Los Angeles Downed 8-2 By St. Louis - Clayton Kershaw Takes Loss
St. Louis grabbed an 8-2 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday, as Adam Wainwright was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -132 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Adam Wainwright earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Rafael Furcal in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Clayton Kershaw in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jerry Hairston Jr had 2 hits in the loss for the Dodgers.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.