Lance Lynn Earns Win in St. Louis vs Cincinnati Game
Cincinnati dropped a 7-5 decision at Busch Stadium on Tuesday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Lance Lynn.
St. Louis was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Lance Lynn earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kolten Wong in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joey Votto in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 13 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.