Strasburg works 3 scoreless innings, Nats now 0-10
Cardinals Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws a pitch before the first inning of Sunday's game featuring the Cardinals against the Washington Nationals By Lakisha Jackson
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched three scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals fell to 0-10 in exhibition play with Sunday's 7-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Strasburg, the top overall pick in last year's draft who signed a record $15.1 million contract, allowed two singles and a walk in his second spring training start. The right-hander threw 29 of 49 pitches for strikes, often battling gusty crosswinds.
He struck out two -- getting David Freese looking on an 80 mph breaking pitch to end the first -- and threw first-pitch strikes to seven of the 11 hitters he faced.
Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright allowed two runs on three hits and two walks in four innings. He struck out two.
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