Adam Wainwright vs Mike Leake Tilt Ends in St. Louis 9-2 Win
St. Louis grabbed a 9-2 win over Cincinnati on Friday, as Adam Wainwright was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
The Cardinals were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Adam Wainwright earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Pete Kozma in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Mike Leake worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Devin Mesoraco in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 16 hits, while Cincinnati only had 8.