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Hosts have their say
Giants 9, Padres 4
Ryan Klesko scores on a wild pitch during the third inning. (Eric Risberg/AP)
 Vizquel's RBI triple
Perhaps playing his final games in a Giants uniform, Omar Vizquel delivered four RBIs and curtailed the Padres' postseason chances in the series opener in San Francisco. Randy Winn had four of the Giants' 14 hits, while the bullpen tossed four shutout innings.
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Series at a glance:
SD
San Diego (85-71)
Lost 4
San Francisco 9, San Diego 4   SF
San Francisco (70-87)
Won 3
September 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   4 12 0
San Francisco
0 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 X   9 14 1
Standings thru 9/24/07  |  Recap: SD|SF  |  Gameday  |  Padres Stats  |  Giants Stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, B, RF4112102.270
Hairston, LF4010113.250
Kouzmanoff, 3B4021002.277
Gonzalez, 1B4130102.277
Greene, SS5000006.249
Bard, C5021003.282
Blum, 2B4100114.244
Clark, CF5120004.244
Young, P1010000.136
  a-Myrow, PH1000000.143
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  b-Robles, PH1000010.227
  Germano, P0000000.156
Totals3841244326 

a-Grounded out for Young in the 6th. b-Struck out for Meredith in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Clark (5, Zito), Gonzalez (43, Zito), Hairston (17, Hennessey).
TB: Giles, B; Hairston 2; Kouzmanoff 2; Gonzalez 4; Bard 2; Clark 3; Young.
RBI: Kouzmanoff (70), Giles, B 2 (46), Bard (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bard; Kouzmanoff; Gonzalez; Clark 2.
S: Young.
Team LOB: 13.

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, CF5010012.261
Frandsen, 2B4100102.265
Winn, RF5140000.295
Molina, C4000105.278
Klesko, 1B5221002.262
Aurilia, 3B4211111.255
Lewis, LF3221101.282
Vizquel, SS4134001.245
Zito, P1011000.121
  a-Schierholtz, PH1000011.284
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  b-Durham, PH1000001.218
  Atchison, P0000000.000
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
Totals3791484316 

a-Struck out for Zito in the 5th. b-Flied out for Hennessey in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Aurilia (19, Meredith), Winn (39, Germano).
3B: Vizquel (3, Young).
TB: Roberts; Winn 5; Klesko 2; Aurilia 2; Lewis 2; Vizquel 5; Zito.
RBI: Vizquel 4 (48), Zito (3), Klesko (44), Lewis (19), Aurilia (33).
2-out RBI: Vizquel; Zito.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina; Roberts; Schierholtz; Frandsen; Aurilia.
S: Zito.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lewis (5, 2nd base off Young/Bard), Frandsen (4, 2nd base off Young/Bard), Winn (14, 2nd base off Young/Bard).

FIELDING
E: Lewis (1, fielding).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Young (L, 9-8)5.08774303.13
Meredith 2.05220003.52
Germano 1.01000004.45
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (W, 10-13)5.08443104.63
Hennessey (H, 13)2.01000003.53
Atchison 1.01001204.30
Taschner 0.01000005.40
Walker 1.01000001.46

Atchison pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.
Taschner pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Young, Zito.
HBP: Kouzmanoff (by Hennessey).
Pitches-strikes: Young 105-60, Meredith 22-16, Germano 10-6, Zito 93-56, Hennessey 27-16, Atchison 21-14, Taschner 5-2, Walker 9-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Young 3-9, Meredith 3-3, Germano 1-2, Zito 7-7, Hennessey 2-4, Atchison 1-0, Taschner 0-0, Walker 1-2.
Batters faced: Young 27, Meredith 11, Germano 4, Zito 26, Hennessey 8, Atchison 5, Taschner 1, Walker 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 1-0, Walker 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 35,650.

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