St. Louis Drops Kansas City 9-8 - Match Report
St. Louis needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Kansas City for a 9-8 final at Kauffman Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -167 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 5 innings from Jaime Garcia, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Jason Motte earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.
Kansas City got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Sean O'Sullivan in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 4 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 14-12 in the game.
The game was closed out by Fernando Salas who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Baltimore.