San Francisco 7, Arizona 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 13, 2012 4:10 PM
Location - Chase Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Chad Fairchild, First Base - Tom Hallion, Second Base - Alfonso Marquez, Third Base - Brian O'Nora,
Attendance - 35430

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Francisco 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 7 14 0
Arizona 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Francisco 17-17 8-7 9-10 W2
Arizona 15-20 7-12 8-8 L2

Recap


Giants 7, Diamondbacks 3: Brett Pill homered and Gregor Blanco drove in three runs as visiting San Francisco took two of three from Arizona.

Melky Cabrera improved his lifetime batting average at Chase Field to .476 (20-for-42) after going 4-for-5 to extend his hitting streak to 11 straight games.
 
One day after snapping a nine-game losing streak against the Diamondbacks, the Giants recorded a season-high 14 hits in support of starter Barry Zito (2-1), who gave up three runs over six innings.
 
San Francisco scored twice in the third inning off Joe Saunders (2-3), who struggled in his second straight outing after recording a 1.24 ERA in his first five starts.
 
Pill hit a two-run shot in the fifth inning off Saunders to give the Giants a 6-3 lead. Hector Sanchez added an insurance run with his run-scoring single in the seventh.
 
Jason Kubel went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for Arizona, which was held to five hits. The Diamondbacks, who have lost nine of their last 12 games, fell to 1-7 in their last eight home games.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Giants starting pitchers have limited opponents to three earned runs or fewer in 21 of their last 24 games. ... The Giants improved to 16-0 when leading or tied after eight innings. ... Saunders gave up six runs on 10 hits over five innings. ... Justin Upton is batting 6-for-38 (.158) in his last 10 games after going 0-for-3. ... Giants second baseman Charlie Culberson singled in the fifth inning for his first major league hit.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Francisco   Arizona
Barry Zito Player Joe Saunders
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
5 Strikeouts 1
5 Hits 10
4.50 ERA 10.80
Hitting
San Francisco   Arizona
Melky Cabrera Player Jason Kubel
4 Hits 3
1 RBI 2
0 HR 0
4 TB 5
.800 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Francisco 14 1 18 .341 19 4 7 1 0 0
Arizona 5 0 8 .172 11 9 3 4 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against LA Dodgers. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .368 after a loss.
  • San Francisco will play their next game at home against Colorado. The Giants have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.