Game Wrap - St. Louis 8-5 Victors Over Brewers
Milwaukee dropped an 8-5 decision at Miller Park on Monday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Michael Wacha.
St. Louis won as a -144 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Shelby Miller, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. Michael Wacha earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Marco Estrada worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jonathan Lucroy in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-11 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Edward Mujica who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.