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|Zito Dazzles in First Win Over Cardinals
|SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Zito struck out 10 over eight crisp innings, pinch-hitter Andres Torres singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Saturday night.
Zito (3-0) outpitched Adam Wainwright to come out on top in an impressive pitchers' duel, earning his first career victory against the Cardinals after starting 0-4 over his initial five outings.
San Francisco took the series opener 4-1 on Friday night to end a four-game skid, then the Giants handed the Cardinals their first series defeat of the year. St. Louis won its opening five sets.
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