Shelby Miller Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Phillies Match
Philadelphia grabbed a 4-1 win over St. Louis on Thursday, as David Buchanan was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +159 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.
David Buchanan earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
St. Louis got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Shelby Miller in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Yadier Molina had 1 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-4 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jon Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.