Edwin Jackson vs Michael Wacha Battle Sees Chicago Fall 6-4
St. Louis got a 6-4 victory over Chicago on Sunday, with Michael Wacha earning the victory and helping Cardinals moneyline bettors cash out.
St. Louis won as a -230 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
St. Louis got 6 1/3 innings from Michael Wacha, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Matt Carpenter in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Junior Lake had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-7 advantage in hits.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face New York.