Barry Zito tossed seven impressive innings with a heavy heart to keep the San Francisco Giants in the game, and they won it 2-1 on Hector Sanchez’s bloop single with one out in the 11th inning to snap a nine-game home losing streak to the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins added to their dominance over San Francisco by quieting its red-hot hitters. That might continue if Ricky Nolasco can duplicate his recent efforts against the Giants.
Melky Cabrera tied a career high with four hits, including a home run, and scored all three runs Sunday for the San Francisco Giants to help Matt Cain beat the Miami Marlins 3-2.
Mark Buehrle pitched into the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins moved within a victory of tying the team record for the most in a month with a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
The San Francisco Giants are upset that they lost their young catcher and cleanup hitter. No one who likes baseball should be happy that Buster Posey got hurt.
Anibal Sanchez threw a five-hitter for another complete game in San Francisco, leading the Florida Marlins to a 1-0 win Thursday over a Giants team still stunned by the loss of Buster Posey.