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Tim Lincecum tallied double-digit strikeouts for the sixth time this year. (John Bazemore/AP)
Five days after being knocked out of the game by a line drive off his knee, Tim Lincecum struck out 10 Braves batters and gave up just three hits over 7 2/3 innings. He got all the support he would need from Travis Ishikawa's two-run homer, the first baseman's first Major League jack.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (52-71)
Won 1
San Francisco 3, Atlanta 1   ATL
Atlanta (56-68)
Lost 1
August 17, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 8/17/08  |  Recap: SF | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Braves stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, RF 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .304
Burriss, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .260
Lewis, F, LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .288
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .284
Rowand, CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .284
Ishikawa, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .385
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rohlinger, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .111
Vizquel, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .184
Lincecum, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .173
  Taschner, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Aurilia, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .268
Totals 31 3 9 3 4 9 13  

BATTING
2B: Burriss (5, Morton), Rowand (31, Morton), Molina, B (26, Tavarez, J).
3B: Winn (2, Morton).
HR: Ishikawa (1, 2nd inning off Morton, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lewis, F; Ishikawa 5; Molina, B 2; Rowand 2; Burriss 3; Winn 3; Vizquel.
RBI: Ishikawa 2 (3), Burriss (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B 2; Burriss 2; Ishikawa.
SAC: Burriss; Lincecum; Vizquel.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Burriss (10, 2nd base off Morton/Sammons).
CS: Burriss (4, 3rd base by Morton/Sammons).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Blanco, G, LF 4 0 0 0 1 3 2 .258
Escobar, Y, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .283
Jones, C, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .364
Kotsay, CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .302
Kotchman, 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Infante, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
  b-McCann, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .303
  1-Jurrjens, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .104
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Francoeur, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .231
Johnson, K, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .266
Sammons, C 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .214
Morton, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .091
  Norton, 1B 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .252
Totals 30 1 4 1 6 12 17  

a-Batted for Tavarez, J in the 8th. b-Intentionally walked for Infante in the 8th.
1-Ran for McCann in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Escobar, Y (20, Lincecum).
TB: Jones, C; Escobar, Y 2; Kotsay; Johnson, K.
RBI: Kotsay (37).
2-out RBI: Kotsay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay; Morton; Blanco, G; Kotchman; Francoeur 2.
SAC: Morton.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Blanco, G (11, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina, B).

FIELDING
PB: Sammons (2).
Outfield assists: Francoeur (Lewis, F at 2nd base).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (W, 13-3) 7.2 3 1 1 4 10 0 2.60
Taschner 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.05
Wilson, Br (S, 33) 1.1 0 0 0 2 2 0 3.88
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Morton (L, 3-7) 6.0 7 3 3 2 6 1 5.95
Tavarez, J 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.00
Carlyle 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.71

Taschner pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Lincecum , Morton .
WP: Lincecum, Wilson, Br.
IBB: McCann (by Wilson, Br).
Pitches-strikes: Lincecum 119-68, Taschner 8-5, Wilson, Br 25-12, Morton 111-69, Tavarez, J 32-22, Carlyle 22-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lincecum 8-3, Taschner 0-0, Wilson, Br 2-0, Morton 6-2, Tavarez, J 4-0, Carlyle 1-1.
Batters faced: Lincecum 30, Taschner 1, Wilson, Br 6, Morton 25, Tavarez, J 8, Carlyle 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Taschner 2-1, Wilson, Br 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Damien Beal. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 3:04.
Att: 30,503.
Venue: Turner Field.
August 17, 2008
August 17, 2008

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