National League Game Summary - San Diego at San Francisco|
(Saturday, April 28th)
Final Score: San Francisco 2, San Diego 1
San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Tim Lincecum was charged with one
unearned run over eight innings of work, lifting the Giants to a 2-1 victory
over the Padres in the second contest of a three-game series at AT&T Park on
Lincecum (2-2) surrendered three infield singles and issued four walks while
striking out five. Santiago Casilla pitched a scoreless ninth to record his
third save of the year and help the Giants earn their second win in three
"I was just able to get outs and get out of some tough situations," said
Lincecum. "I'm not happy with the walks, but I feel like I'm getting better
with each start."
Lincecum's counterpart, Anthony Bass, carried a perfect game into the sixth
inning before Lincecum slapped an infield single to break up the no-hit bid,
while Brandon Belt knocked in both of the Giants' runs.
Bass (1-3) allowed two runs on six hits over eight innings while fanning
eight. Nick Hundley accounted for the only Padres run with a sacrifice fly in
the third inning as San Diego had its two-game win streak snapped.
"He pitched his tail off and it was a great game," said San Diego manager Bud
Black about Bass. "He pitched an outstanding game against a guy who was
pitching well on the other side. It was a great pitching duel."
The Padres struck first in the third inning without registering a hit as two
walks around a throwing error loaded the bases before Hundley plated Will
Venable with a sacrifice fly to left field.
Bass cruised until Lincecum's hit in the sixth and ran into trouble in the
seventh as Melky Cabrera started the inning with a double. The 24-year-old
righty retired the next two Giants before Nate Schierholtz singled to put
runners on the corners.
After a meeting at the mound, Belt launched a double into center field,
plating both Cabrera and Schierholtz to take a 2-1 lead.
The Padres today placed outfielder Jeremy Hermida on the 15-day DL with a
strained right adductor and recalled outfielder Blake Tekotte from Triple-A
Tucson...Orlando Hudson's 0-for-4 performance snapped his 10-game hitting
streak...Pablo Sandoval had his 20-game hit streak halted with an 0-for-4
performance as well.
04/29 01:48:17 ET