Ian Kennedy vs Joe Kelly Battle Sees Arizona Fall 8-2
St. Louis grabbed an 8-2 win over Arizona on Tuesday, as Joe Kelly was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was an underdog by +101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
St. Louis got 6 1/3 innings from Joe Kelly, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Jon Jay in the win.
Arizona got a 6-inning outing from Ian Kennedy in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Justin Upton had 2 hits in the loss for the Diamondbacks.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 7.