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Jaime Garcia pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing only three hits while striking out six Sunday, as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-0.

The Cardinals were a -145 favorite in the game and the nine runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (8).

Allen Craig homered and drove in three runs for St. Louis and Jon Jay was 3-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Barry Zito took the loss for the Giants after giving up five runs on seven hits in 3 2-3 innings.