San Francisco 3, San Diego 0

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, October 3, 2010 4:05 PM
Location - AT&T Park
Temperature - 65°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim McClelland, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Andy Fletcher, Third Base - Mike Everitt,
Attendance - 42822

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
San Francisco 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 11 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 90-72 45-36 45-36 L1
San Francisco 92-70 49-32 43-38 W1

Recap

Jonathan Sanchez pitched five strong innings and ignited the game-winning rally in the third as the San Francisco Giants clinched the National League West on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Rookie Buster Posey homered and Aubrey Huff recorded two hits and an RBI for San Francisco, which won its first division title since 2003.

Chris Denorfia collected three of the four hits by the Padres, who finished two games back in the West and one behind Atlanta in the wild-card race.

Sanchez hit his first career triple with one out in the third and scored two batters later on a single up the middle by Freddy Sanchez.  Aubrey Huff followed with an RBI double to deep left-center field, giving the Giants a 2-0 lead.

Posey added insurance in the eighth with a leadoff home run, his 18th of the season.

Sanchez (13-9) limited San Diego to three hits - all singles - but walked five.  The left-hander, who had gone 0-3 in five starts against the Padres this year, struck out five en route to his fifth win in six decisions.

Brian Wilson worked a perfect ninth for his major league-best 48th save.

Mat Latos (14-10) surrendered two runs and eight hits in six innings. The 22-year old, who struck out four without a walk, lost each of his last five starts.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   San Francisco
Mat Latos Player Jonathan Sanchez
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 5.0
4 Strikeouts 5
8 Hits 3
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
San Diego   San Francisco
Chris Denorfia Player Pat Burrell
3 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 4 0 4 .133 15 10 0 5 0 0
San Francisco 11 1 17 .324 17 4 3 1 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • San Francisco will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Giants have a W/L % of .549 after a win and .592 after a loss.
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