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Detroit Downed 12-2 By St. Louis - Tarik Skubal Takes Loss

It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and St. Louis made sure they came out on the winning end on Thursday, grabbing a 12-2 victory over Detroit at Busch Stadium.

St. Louis won as a -225 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

St. Louis got 5 innings from Jack Flaherty, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. Jack Flaherty earned the victory, while the Cardinals got 3 RBIs from Rangel Ravelo in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Joe Jimenez worked 0.2 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeimer Candelario in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 12 hits, while Detroit only had 5.