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Cain helps own cause
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Giants 4, Braves 2
Matt Cain slides home with a run in the fourth inning. (Eric Risberg/AP)
For the first time since April 25, the Giants won a homestand opener as Matt Cain got some much-deserved run support, including his own single and run scored in the fourth inning. The right-hander gave up just one run over 6 2/3 innings despite issuing five walks.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (51-61)
Lost 1
San Francisco 4, Atlanta 2   SF
San Francisco (47-64)
Won 1
August 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 7 1
San Francisco
0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 X   4 10 0
Standings thru 8/4/08  |  Recap: ATL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Giants stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, LF3000211.264
Escobar, SS5010012.279
Kotsay, CF4010110.288
McCann, C3000114.300
Kotchman, 1B3110000.281
Infante, 3B4121012.302
Johnson, 2B4020013.274
Francoeur, RF3001112.230
Jurrjens, P2000011.093
  a-Norton, PH1000000.250
  Boyer, P0000000.000
  b-Gotay, PH1000011.214
  Bennett, P0000000.125
Totals332725916 

a-Lined out for Jurrjens in the 7th. b-Struck out for Boyer in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Escobar (16, Cain), Infante (13, Taschner).
3B: Kotchman (1, Cain).
TB: Escobar 2; Kotsay; Kotchman 3; Infante 3; Johnson 2.
RBI: Infante (20), Francoeur (49).
2-out RBI: Infante.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur; Johnson; McCann 2; Gotay.
GIDP: Escobar.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson (10, 2nd base off Cain/Holm).

FIELDING
E: Johnson (11, fielding).
DP: (Johnson-Escobar-Kotchman).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, RF4131000.284
Ochoa, SS3021101.323
Lewis, LF3100106.278
Rowand, CF4011002.279
Bowker, 1B4001013.254
  Aurilia, 1B0000000.281
Castillo, 3B4000011.253
Burriss, 2B4010000.277
Holm, C3120100.256
Cain, P3110002.163
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  a-Velez, PH1000001.209
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Totals3341043216 

a-Grounded into a double play for Walker in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (24, Jurrjens).
TB: Winn 4; Ochoa 2; Rowand; Burriss; Holm 2; Cain.
RBI: Rowand (56), Bowker (40), Ochoa (1), Winn (43).
2-out RBI: Ochoa; Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bowker; Lewis 2.
GIDP: Velez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Winn (22, 2nd base off Jurrjens/McCann).
CS: Burriss (3, 2nd base by Jurrjens/McCann).

FIELDING
DP: (Burriss-Ochoa-Bowker).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jurrjens (L, 10-7)6.09433103.12
Boyer 1.00000104.40
Bennett 1.01000004.03
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (W, 7-9)6.25115603.60
Taschner (H, 12)0.22110003.32
Walker (H, 18)0.20000104.57
Wilson (S, 31)1.00000204.26

HBP: Kotchman (by Cain).
Pitches-strikes: Jurrjens 107-70, Boyer 11-7, Bennett 5-5, Cain 108-64, Taschner 17-12, Walker 11-7, Wilson 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jurrjens 13-3, Boyer 1-1, Bennett 3-0, Cain 10-4, Taschner 0-2, Walker 1-0, Wilson 1-0.
Batters faced: Jurrjens 30, Boyer 3, Bennett 3, Cain 30, Taschner 4, Walker 2, Wilson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 3-0, Walker 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 37,473.
August 4, 2008

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