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St. Louis Tops Pittsburgh 5-4 - Recap

Pittsburgh dropped a 5-4 decision at Busch Stadium on Saturday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Barret Browning.

St. Louis won as a -162 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

St. Louis got 4 1/3 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. Barret Browning earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jordy Mercer in a losing cause.

St. Louis outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.

Jason Motte pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.