Trevor Rosenthal Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Braves Match
St. Louis dropped a 6-5 decision at Busch Stadium on Sunday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher David Carpenter.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 5 1/3 innings from Gavin Floyd, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 4. David Carpenter earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jaime Garcia worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-7 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Arizona.