The Cardinals scored three runs in the sixth and held on to beat their division rival.
Alex Steen's goal in overtime made the Kings pay for a too many men on the ice call and gave the Blues a 1-0 series lead.
Kansas City's James Shields allowed a two-run homer to Matt Joyce in the first inning, but only allowed three more hits over the next six in an 8-2 victory over Tampa Bay.
Garcia (3-1) gave up one run on seven hits, struck out three and did not walk a batter. The left-hander improved to 7-0 in eight starts against Cincinnati at Busch Stadium and is 9-2 overall against them.
The Indians' right-hander baffled the Kansas City Royals while pitching into the eighth inning, Ryan Raburn belted two home runs to pace the Cleveland offense, and the result was a 9-0 win Monday night that salvaged a split of a four-game series.
Mat Latos extended his scoreless innings streak to 17, and the Cincinnati Reds got an RBI apiece from Joey Votto and Xavier Paul in a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock likes his team's chances of making a deep playoff run but scoffed away a suggestion that the Blues and Los Angeles Kings have a lot of similarities. After sweeping the Blues in the second round last spring en route to the franchise's first Stanley Cup, Los Angeles won all three games this season, too, and have taken eight in a row overall.
Veterans such as Eric Winston and Steve Breaston, who didn't fit into the new plan, have been jettisoned. The result is a roster that has the same basic foundation as last year, when the Chiefs went 2-14, but a very different appearance from top to bottom.
Kansas City Royals routed Cleveland 9-0 on Sunday to open the first day-night doubleheader in the history of Kauffman Stadium. The Indians won the second game.
Pittsburgh's four home runs in a 9-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday gave the Pirates a series win and the NL Central lead.
Jaden Schwartz scored two goals for the first time in his career as the Blues topped the Blackhawks 3-1.
Ervin Santana pitched seven scoreless innings, allowed six hits and struck out five in the Royals' win.
The Chiefs selected Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson in the fourth round and Georgia defensive back Sanders Commings in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Vanderbilt running back Zac Stacy was selected by the Rams in the fifth round Saturday.
The Pirates scored four runs in the seventh inning to rally and beat the Cardinals 5-3 on Saturday.
Missouri's Sheldon Richardson was picked 13th to the New York Jets in the first round of the NFL draft but the decision has been met with some criticism.
Lance Lynn pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his winning streak to nine games and Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate to lead St. Louis to a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh on Friday night.
The game will be made up on Sunday as a day-night doubleheader. The Royals, who lead the American League Central, have had six off days in the past 12 days.
Blues goalie Brian Elliott earned his NHL-leading 10th win in April Thursday night, making 18 saves in the game.
The Kansas City Chiefs chose offensive tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan with the first overall pick of this year's NFL Draft.