Joe Kelly Earns Win in St. Louis vs Pittsburgh Game
St. Louis got a 12-8 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday, with Joe Kelly earning the victory and helping Cardinals moneyline bettors cash out.
St. Louis was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Joe Kelly, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Jon Jay in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Tabata in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 16 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 13.
Edward Mujica pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.