Game Wrap - St. Louis 5-3 Victors Over Royals
Kansas City dropped a 5-3 decision at Busch Stadium on Wednesday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Randy Choate .
St. Louis was favored by -183 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
St. Louis got 7 innings from Lance Lynn, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Randy Choate earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 2 RBIs from Dan Descalso in the win.
Kansas City got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Luis Mendoza in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gordon had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Edward Mujica who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.