Game 2 of the 2 game series is a must win for the Giants. They need the split to head into Los Angeles on a high note. Plus just to stay at 6/5 games back from the Dodgers. The Giants have started the game off with some runs. The Giants already have a 5 run lead going into the top of the 4th inning. Bengie Molina already has 2 home runs. The Rockies finally got their first hit off of Cain in the bottom of the 4th.
The Giants get on the board again in the top of the 5th inning. Fred Lewis hit a RBI single up the middle to score Nate Schierholtz. The Giants bring in Eugenio Velez to pinch run for Matt Cain, so his day is over after 6 innings of no runs and 1 hit ball. He did walk 5 runners though but did manage to strike out 7.
The Rockies get on a scoreboard in the bottom of the 7th inning. Brad Hawpe hits a solo home run off of Jeremy Affeldt. That’s all the Rockies would get in the 7th inning. Randy Winn got a RBI single in the top of the 9th to score Pablo Sandoval. The Rockies get 2 runs on a 2 run home run by Ian Stewart in the bottom of the 9th. That was off of Justin Miller. The Giants still hold on to win the game by a score of 8-3 over the Rockies.
Matt Cain is the winning pitcher and is now 3-1 this season.
The Giants start a weekend series with the Dodgers. Barry Zito gets the start for the Giants. Giants fans are hoping he can keep his starts going against the Manny-Less Dodgers. Manny Ramirez who’s on a 50 game suspension will not be eligible to play again until July 3rd.
~ King of Cali