Cards hold off Nationals

Cards hold off Nationals

Matt Holliday drove in a pair of runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Friday night at Nationals Park.

The Cardinals won the game as -160 favorites, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Jaime Garcia surrendered eight hits over 5 1-3 scoreless innings and earned the win for the Cardinals.

Scott Olsen surrendered five hits and three runs over six innings in the Nationals loss.