Barry Zito took a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning, Hector Sanchez’s two-run double highlighted a four-run fifth and the San Francisco Giants rolled past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.
Tim Lincecum bounced back from consecutive home losses with his third straight road win and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Tuesday night, increasing their NL West lead to 1 ½ games over their division rival.
Hector Sanchez singled in Pablo Sandoval in the bottom of the 12th inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double and sacrifice fly to help Barry Zito end a three-start losing streak, and the San Francisco Giants beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 8-0 on Monday night.
The San Francisco Giants found themselves in an extra-inning marathon, finally getting a leadoff home run from backup catcher Hector Sanchez in the 14th inning for a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Ted Lilly outpitched Barry Zito through six innings and Los Angeles beat the error-prone San Francisco Giants 9-1 on Monday night in the Dodgers’ first home game since changing ownership last week.
Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez singled over a five-man infield with the bases loaded in the 11th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday to take the three-game series.
Madison Bumgarner pitched seven neat innings, Pablo Sandoval homered to match a team mark set by Willie Mays and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 7-2 Monday night for a doubleheader sweep.
Hector Sanchez hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning off Frank Francisco, and the San Francisco Giants came back after blowing the lead in the ninth.
Rookie Hector Sanchez has earned the Giants’ backup catcher job behind 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Buster Posey after his impressive spring, leaving Eli Whiteside as odd man out.