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Lefty dominates
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Giants 4, Indians 1
Jose Castillo watches his third-inning homer leave the yard. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Staked to a two-run lead before he threw a pitch, Barry Zito started his night with two strikeouts in a 1-2-3 first inning and cruised in a season-high 6 2/3 frames to his third victory of the year. The lefty was charged with one run, which scored after he departed the game.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/24: SF 3, CLE 2
  • Wed. 06/25: SF 4, CLE 1
  • Thu. 06/26: CLE 4, SF 1
SF
San Francisco (34-44)
Won 2
San Francisco 4, Cleveland 1   CLE
Cleveland (35-43)
Lost 3
June 25, 2008
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San Francisco
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 12 0
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 6 0
Standings thru 6/25/08  |  Recap: SF | CLE  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Indians stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Durham, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 2 1 .289
Castillo, Jo, 3B 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 .268
Winn, RF 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 .307
Molina, B, C 4 0 2 0 1 0 4 .314
Rowand, CF 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .301
Aurilia, DH-1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .289
Horwitz, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .276
Bowker, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .273
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vizquel, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .170
Totals 35 4 12 4 5 3 18  

BATTING
2B: Aurilia (12, Sowers), Castillo, Jo (22, Sowers).
HR: Castillo, Jo (6, 3rd inning off Sowers, 0 on, 1 out), Bowker (8, 8th inning off Betancourt, R, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Castillo, Jo 7; Horwitz; Molina, B 2; Rowand; Bowker 4; Winn; Durham; Vizquel; Aurilia 2.
RBI: Rowand 2 (43), Castillo, Jo (26), Bowker (33).
2-out RBI: Bowker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel; Rowand 2.
GIDP: Aurilia, Castillo, Jo.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Vizquel-Durham-Aurilia).

 
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .262
Carroll, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .286
Francisco, B, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .295
Peralta, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .244
Garko, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .251
Blake, 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .269
Shoppach, C 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .235
Gutierrez, F, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233
  a-Choo, PH-RF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .273
Velandia, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  b-Dellucci, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
  c-Marte, An, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .137
Totals 32 1 6 1 0 4 10  

a-Singled for Gutierrez, F in the 7th. b-Batted for Velandia in the 7th. c-Popped out for Dellucci in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Shoppach (8, Zito).
TB: Peralta; Choo; Blake; Carroll 2; Shoppach 2.
RBI: Choo (14).
2-out RBI: Choo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Peralta.
GIDP: Garko.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Francisco, B 2 (Molina, B at 2nd base, Durham at home).
DP: 2 (Velandia-Carroll-Garko, Sowers-Velandia-Garko).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (W, 3-11) 6.2 4 1 1 0 4 0 5.91
Yabu 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.75
Taschner (H, 8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.63
Walker, T (H, 12) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.45
Wilson, Br (S, 21) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.40
 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sowers (L, 0-3) 7.0 9 3 3 5 3 1 5.97
Betancourt, R 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 6.06
Borowski 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.71

Yabu pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Game Scores: Zito , Sowers .
WP: Zito.
IBB: Winn (by Sowers).
HBP: Shoppach (by Zito).
Pitches-strikes: Zito 108-69, Yabu 2-1, Taschner 8-5, Walker, T 8-4, Wilson, Br 10-6, Sowers 101-60, Betancourt, R 12-9, Borowski 9-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 5-6, Yabu 0-0, Taschner 0-0, Walker, T 0-2, Wilson, Br 1-1, Sowers 9-6, Betancourt, R 1-1, Borowski 1-1.
Batters faced: Zito 25, Yabu 1, Taschner 2, Walker, T 2, Wilson, Br 3, Sowers 32, Betancourt, R 4, Borowski 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Yabu 1-1, Taschner 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 25,654.
Venue: Progressive Field.
June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008

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