Kevin Siegrist Earns Win in St. Louis vs Pittsburgh Game
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as Pittsburgh was handed a 6-5 defeat against St. Louis on Thursday at Busch Stadium.
St. Louis was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 5 1/3 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Kevin Siegrist earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Matt Holliday in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Tabata in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while St. Louis only had 12.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.