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MLB: San Francisco 2, St. Louis 0

April 25, 2010 at 1:10 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 (UPI) -- Barry Zito hurled eight scoreless innings and Andres Torres singled in the tie-breaking run Saturday as the San Francisco Giants downed St. Louis 2-0.

Zito (3-0) was brilliant, allowing only three hits while striking out 10 and walking three. The game marked the first time Zito has won three straight decisions to start a season.

Brian Wilson pitched a scoreless ninth to notch his fourth save.

Zito and the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright (3-1) took a scoreless tie into the bottom of the eighth when the Giants broke through. Nate Schierholtz led off with a double and Torres came on to pinch hit for Zito, smacking a single to center for the game's first run.

Torres got to third on a sacrifice and a single by Pablo Sandoval, then scored on a sacrifice fly by Aubrey Huff to make it 2-0 Giants.

Wainwright pitched well in the Cardinals' loss, allowing two runs on seven hits.

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