Cincinnati St. Louis Game Ends in 5-3 Cardinals Victory - Recap
Cincinnati dropped a 5-3 decision at Busch Stadium on Monday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Michael Wacha.
The Cardinals were a -146 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
St. Louis got 6 innings from Michael Wacha, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Yadier Molina in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Tony Cingrani worked 4 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brayan Pena in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 10 hits, while St. Louis only had 9.