St. Louis Drops Pittsburgh 9-2 - Match Report
St. Louis got a 9-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday, with Michael Wacha earning the victory and helping Cardinals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -133 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Michael Wacha, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Michael Wacha in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Charlie Morton worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Garrett Jones in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 12 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 4.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas.