Kansas City Royals St. Louis Cardinals Game Ends in 5-2 Cardinals Victory - Recap
|Kansas City Royals St. Louis Cardinals Game Ends in 5-2 Cardinals Victory - Recap|
Kansas City lost in extra innings on Wednesday, falling 5-2 to St. Louis in 11 innings.
Bettors who backed the Cardinals were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 7.
Sam Freeman earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Allen Craig in the win.
Kansas City got a 8-inning outing from Jason Vargas in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Alcides Escobar had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 12 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.
Pat Neshek pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.