Giants game canceled due to rain

Giants game canceled due to rain

Giants game canceled due to rain

So much for that extra off day messing up the Giants' rhythm.

Kershaw boasted two of Los Angeles' three hits against him while Grandal, who also coaxed a walk, had the other.

"He was what, 6-for-7, that's unbelievable", Johnson said. Franco finished with six RBIs after just missing another homer when his two-run double hit high off the left-center field wall. "Especially against the Dodgers".

Entering Saturday's contest, the Giants had won 10 straight home games in which Posey went deep, making his round-tripper another reason to inspire confidence in the club's chances.

Dodgers skipper Dave Roberts was down to one reliever when the game ended.

Roberto Gomez retired three batters for his first major-league win.

While the Dodgers' bullpen was almost as sharp, three Giants' relievers helped push the club over the top.

McCutchen fell behind Font 1-2 before fouling off seven pitches.

The rookies provided the power, but the Dodgers could not touch it. But you're not getting hits, it feels like its been forever.

McCutchen's 12-pitch at-bat against Font was the longest of his professional career.

Mets 3, Nationals 2: Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI double and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, helping NY beat Washington for its fourth straight win despite Bryce Harper's fifth homer.

After Panik emerged as the Giants' hero in Los Angeles last weekend, his run on a McCutchen RBI double in the bottom of the first inning was as positive of an omen the Giants could have hoped to see. His last five hit game came with the Pirates in 2010. No announcements had been made about starting pitchers.

Dodger lefty Alex Wood was the only player on his team who didn't appear in Saturday's game. McCutchen's game victor came on the 12th pitch of his at-bat with the Giants trailing 5-4.

Stratton needed just 78 pitches to work through the Dodgers' lineup twice, but after he escaped a jam in the top of the fifth, manager Bruce Bochy sent him back to the mound in the sixth even though he had a bullpen loaded with well-rested arms. The mistake allowed Hunter Pence to score from first, and gave the Giants a run that turned out to be critical.

Blach has pitched well against the Dodgers in his young career, going 3-2 with a 1.96 ERA in eight games (five starts).

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