National League Game Summary - San Francisco at Arizona|
(Friday, June 20)
Final Score: Arizona 4, San Francisco 1
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Hill drove in two runs as the Arizona
Diamondbacks defeated the San Francisco Giants, 4-1, in the opener of a three-
Paul Goldschmidt finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Chris Owings
tripled for the Diamondbacks, who have won two of their last three games.
Starter Josh Collmenter (5-4) earned the win after conceding just one run on
four hits and four walks with four strikeouts across five innings.
Pablo Sandoval had an RBI triple and Buster Posey went 2-for-3 with a run
scored as the Giants continued their losing ways in a season-high sixth
Tim Lincecum (5-5) gave up four runs and seven hits across six frames in
"It wasn't a bad outing," commented Giants manager Bruce Bochy on Lincecum. "A
play here or there and it's a different ball game.
The Giants opened the scoring in the first. Posey reached on a two-out single
before Sandoval's line drive bounced past a diving Ender Inciarte in left-
center field for a triple, bringing home Posey for a 1-0 advantage.
In the fourth, Goldschmidt took a one-out walk and came home two batters
later on Hill's single up the middle. Martin Prado's double off the wall in
center plated Hill and gave Arizona a 2-1 lead.
Arizona added a run in both the fifth and sixth. Inciarte led off with a
single to center and came home after Owings tripled with two outs. Owings
hustled around third in hopes of an inside-the-park home run, but was thrown
out by Gregor Blanco at home. The play was followed with an umpire review that
confirmed the call.
"I guess I don't understand the rules. It looked like he was clearly blocking
the plate." said Arizona manager Kirk Gibson about the play.
Goldschmidt doubled off the base of the wall in center to lead off the sixth,
moved to third on Miguel Montero's ground out and came home on Hill's
sacrifice fly to left.
Addison Reed struck out the side in the ninth to earn his 17th save of the
Arizona has won three straight against San Francisco ... The Diamondbacks
reinstated Inciarte from the 7-day concussion list and designated pitcher J.J.
Putz for assignment prior to the game ... Goldschmidt has reached base safely
in 14 consecutive games ... Giants outfielder Michael Morse extended his
hitting streak to nine games ... Collmenter improved to a 5-1 career record
against the Giants.
06/21 02:26:01 ET