Game Wrap - St. Louis 5-3 Victors Over Phillies
|Game Wrap - St. Louis 5-3 Victors Over Phillies|
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals were a -153 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 8.
Carlos Martinez earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mark Ellis in the win.
Philadelphia got a 6-inning outing from Kyle Kendrick in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Cody Asche had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.
Trevor Rosenthal pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.
St. Louis heads into a battle against Colorado. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.