Pittsburgh Falls 7-2 to St. Louis - Recap
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 7-2 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -112 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Joe Kelly, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Kris Johnson worked 2 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marlon Byrd in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 12 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.