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Travis Ishikawa scored on a bases-loaded fielder's choice in the eighth inning Monday and the San Francisco Giants held on for a 5-4 win over Arizona. Bengie Molina had an RBI and a run scored, Eugenio Velez and Aaron Rowand each drove in a run, and Fred Lewis drove in the game winner for the Giants
Barry Zito turned in a solid seven innings while four Giants chipped in two RBI apiece in San Francisco's 10-2 drubbing of Colorado Tuesday. Zito (10-12) gave up two runs on five hits and struck out nine to pull the Giants to within two games of Colorado in the National League wild-card chase. Juan Uribe, Travis Ishikawa, Bengie Molina and Aaron Rowand each had two RBI as the Giants outhit the Rockies 10-5. Ubaldo Jimenez (13-11) took the loss for only the second time in his past dozen starts.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a key two-run homer with three RBI Wednesday, leading San Diego to a 4-2 win over San Francisco. The homer, his 37th this season, staked San Diego to a 3-0 lead with one out in the top of the third. Gonzalez also hit an RBI single in the first. Oscar Salazar's only hit was a solo
Barry Zito scattered eight hits and gave up only one run in 8 1/3 innings Saturday in San Francisco's 5-3 victory over Colorado. Zito (9-11) struck out seven and walked one as the Giants moved within a game of the Rockies in the wild-card chase.
Barry Zito and three relievers combined to throw a two-hit shutout Wednesday, bringing the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 victory over Cincinnati. The Giants remained a game behind Colorado in the National League wild-card race.
Bobby Parnell held San Francisco to three hits and struck out seven in six innings Friday, boosting the New York Mets to a 3-0 blanking of the Giants. San Francisco lost for the fourth time in five games, managing only four hits overall. Parnell (3-4) appeared in his 56th game of the season, but made only his second major league start.
Bengie Molina's sixth-inning RBI single Saturday lifted San Francisco to a 4-2 win over Cincinnati. Molina had three hits, and the single broke a 2-2 tie with one out in the bottom of the sixth. He added a solo homer in the eighth. One of two hits for Eugenio Velez was a solo homer, his third this season. Fred
The San Francisco Giants have lost future Hall of Fame southpaw Randy Johnson until September due to a partially torn rotator cuff. Johnson, 45, has been moved from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list and can be activated no earlier than Sept.
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