Recap - St. Louis Defeats Los Angeles 3-2
St. Louis needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against Los Angeles for a 3-2 final at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Fernando Salas earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Rafael Furcal in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Aaron Harang worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hanley Ramirez in a losing cause.
Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.