MLB: San Francisco 3, St. Louis 0

April 19, 2008 at 7:09 PM   |   0 comments

ST. LOUIS, April 19 (UPI) -- Tim Lincecum got help from three relievers on a seven-hit shutout Saturday when the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0.

Jose Castillo had two hits, one an RBI double in the top of the third inning. Aaron Rowand hit a solo homer in the fourth and an RBI single in the sixth.

Rowand and Castillo combined for five of the nine hits for the Giants, who broke a three-game losing streak.

Lincecum (3-0) gave up six hits in seven scoreless innings with three walks and five strikeouts.

Jack Taschner and Tyler Walker combined for a scoreless eighth and Brian Wilson earned his fifth save.

St. Louis got two hits each from Skip Schumaker and Adam Kennedy.

Losing pitcher Joel Pineiro (0-2) yielded three earned runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings.

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