St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia looks out from the dugout in the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals Friday, March 18, 2011 in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman) By David Goldman
St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is high-fived by teammates after scoring in the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, March 18, 2011, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman) By David Goldman
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Jamie Garcia pitched four effective innings, drove in two runs and scored on a wild pitch, leading the St. Louis Carindals to a 10-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday.
Garcia allowed two runs and five hits, walked two and struck out one. He also had an RBI single and an RBI groundout in two at-bats.
Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann was hit hard, giving up six runs and eight hits in four innings. He walked two and threw two wild pitches.
Drew Storen also had a rocky outing, giving up three runs on four hits with a walk in one inning.
Adam LaRoche had three singles and three RBIs, and Jayson Werth added a double, walked twice, drove in a run and scored a run for Washington.
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