St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia
exited his start in Monday's Game 2 of the National League Division Series
after two innings due to soreness in his left shoulder.
Garcia labored through 51 pitches in his abbreviated stint and walked three
batters while allowing one run on two hits in the Cardinals' 12-4 win over
Washington. The left-hander went to a full count on five of the 11 batters he
faced before being removed for a pinch-hitter during a four-run bottom of the
The 26-year-old, who will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, spent more than two
months on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation before returning on
Aug. 19. Garcia had been pitching well up until the playoffs, posting a 4-1
record and a 2.50 earned run average over his final six starts of the regular
In 20 overall outings this season, Garcia compiled a 7-7 mark with a 3.92 ERA.
The defending World Series champion Cardinals evened their best-of-five NLDS
at 1-1 with Monday's victory, with Game 3 scheduled for Wednesday in
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