Jake Westbrook Earns Win in St. Louis vs San Francisco Game
St. Louis grabbed an 8-2 win over San Francisco on Monday, as Jake Westbrook was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jake Westbrook earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
San Francisco got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Matt Cain in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Angel Pagan had 2 hits in the loss for the Giants.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.