Pablo Sandoval hit a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth to help Barry Zito end a six-start winless stretch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Thursday to avoid a season sweep.
Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the fifth inning to back a shaky outing by Matt Cain, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday.
Ryan Vogelsong broke his throwing hand on a swing after pitching himself toward his first win in seven starts, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a terrible road trip to beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Monday night.
Barry Zito, who has won just once in six starts, allowed eight runs, five earned, and a season-high 12 hits in 5 2-3 innings. The lefty, who walked two and struck out two, fell to 1-4 with a 5.40 ERA in six career starts at Rogers Centre.
Matt Cain pitched eight strong innings and San Francisco beat Tim Hudson for the first time in seven years in the Giants’ 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied against Arizona’s bullpen for the third straight game.
Brandon Belt hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Didi Gregorius scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the 11th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 Tuesday night after blowing a late four-run lead.
Brandon Belt hit a game-ending single to left-center with one out in the ninth, Buster Posey tied it with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Monday night.
Brandon Belt hit his eighth spring home run and Madison Bumgarner threw five effective innings and the San Francisco Giants wrapped up their spring training in Arizona with an 8-6 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.