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No. 735 comes in loss
Padres 5, Giants 3
Barry Bonds strokes a solo homer for his 735th career long ball. (Eric Risberg/AP)
 Bonds homers
Barry Bonds belted his 735th career homer to get the Giants started in the first inning, but a two-run homer off reliever Jack Taschner in the eighth proved the margin of victory. Matt Cain gave up five hits in six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2007
TB
NYY
PPD
SD
San Diego (2-0)
Won 2
San Diego 5, San Francisco 3   SF
San Francisco (0-2)
Lost 2
April 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0   5 8 0
San Francisco
1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   3 7 0
Standings thru 4/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Padres Stats  |  Giants Stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, M, 2B4232000.375
Giles, B, RF4000002.222
Gonzalez, 1B4132010.500
Bard, C4000022.444
Cameron, M, CF4000010.125
Greene, SS4111020.222
Kouzmanoff, 3B4010010.222
Sledge, LF2100200.000
Young, P2000011.000
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  a-McAnulty, PH1000000.000
  Linebrink, P0000000.000
  b-Branyan, PH1000002.500
  Hoffman, P0000000.000
Totals34585287 

a-Grounded out for Meredith in the 8th. b-Popped out for Linebrink in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kouzmanoff (1, Benitez).
HR: Greene (1, 5th inning off Cain, 0 on, 0 out), Giles, M (1, 5th inning off Cain, 1 on, 2 out), Gonzalez (1, 8th inning off Taschner, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Giles, M 6; Gonzalez 6; Greene 4; Kouzmanoff 2.
RBI: Greene (2), Giles, M 2 (2), Gonzalez 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Giles, M 2; Gonzalez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Branyan.
GIDP: Bard.
Team LOB: 4.

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, CF5110003.222
Vizquel, SS5011000.222
Bonds, LF4111011.286
Durham, 2B3110110.286
Aurilia, 1B2000201.000
Molina, C4010015.250
Feliz, 3B4011012.250
Winn, RF4010012.286
Cain, P2000010.000
  a-Klesko, PH0000100.000
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Benitez, P0000000.000
  b-Alfonzo, PH1000000.000
Totals343734614 

a-Walked for Cain in the 6th. b-Flied out for Benitez in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Roberts (1, Young).
HR: Bonds (1, 1st inning off Young, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts 3; Vizquel; Bonds 4; Durham; Molina; Feliz; Winn.
RBI: Bonds (1), Vizquel (1), Feliz (1).
2-out RBI: Bonds; Feliz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina 2; Roberts 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Vizquel (1, 2nd base off Young/Bard), Durham (1, 2nd base off Young/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: (Vizquel-Durham-Aurilia).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Young 5.26333414.76
Meredith (W, 1-0)1.10001100.00
Linebrink (H, 1)1.01000100.00
Hoffman (S, 1)1.00000000.00
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain 6.05331624.50
Hennessey (L, 0-1)1.11110006.75
Taschner 0.211101113.50
Benitez 1.01001100.00

Pitches-strikes: Young 98-66, Meredith 20-12, Linebrink 15-11, Hoffman 8-6, Cain 90-59, Hennessey 22-13, Taschner 10-7, Benitez 22-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Young 4-9, Meredith 3-0, Linebrink 1-1, Hoffman 0-3, Cain 4-8, Hennessey 2-2, Taschner 0-1, Benitez 0-2.
Batters faced: Young 26, Meredith 5, Linebrink 4, Hoffman 3, Cain 23, Hennessey 5, Taschner 3, Benitez 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Meredith 2-0, Taschner 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 58 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:36.
Att: 39,938.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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