Big fifth inning lifts Giants over Indians
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Hunter Pence had two RBI in a four-run fifth inning that helped the San Francisco Giants take a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
Buster Posey had a solo home run and Angel Pagan and Gregor Blanco drove in a run apiece for the Giants, who have taken the first two of the three-game set.
Giants starter Tim Lincecum lasted 4 2/3 innings, allowing three runs -- two earned -- on nine hits. Juan Gutierrez (1-1) picked up the win, striking out the only batter he faced.
Jason Kipnis drove in two and Nick Swisher had two doubles and an RBI for the Indians, who have lost three of five.
Cleveland starter Zach McAllister (3-1) allowed one hit entering the fifth but was touched for four runs in the inning. He fanned six and walked one before exiting after the frame.
04/26 19:02:36 ET