Charlie Morton vs Adam Wainwright Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 4-3
St. Louis needed extra innings to claim victory on Tuesday, scoring late against Pittsburgh for a 4-3 final at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Adam Wainwright, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. Sam Freeman earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 1 RBI from Allen Craig in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Charlie Morton worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Neil Walker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 10.