Pittsburgh Downed 5-0 By St. Louis - Jeff Locke Takes Loss
St. Louis' pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Pittsburgh scoreless in a 5-0 victory on Saturday at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Adam Wainwright, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Jeff Locke worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-3 advantage in hits.