Los Angeles Falls 7-4 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
Los Angeles dropped a 7-4 decision at Busch Stadium on Thursday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Westbrook.
St. Louis won as a -132 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Jake Westbrook, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Chris Capuano worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andre Ethier in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 18 hits, while Los Angeles only had 8.
Jason Motte pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.