Edwin Jackson vs Joe Kelly Tilt Ends in St. Louis 8-4 Win
|Edwin Jackson vs Joe Kelly Tilt Ends in St. Louis 8-4 Win|
Chicago dropped an 8-4 decision at Busch Stadium on Sunday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Randy Choate .
St. Louis won as a -160 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 Joe Kelly, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Randy Choate earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Edward Mujica who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.