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Giants 4, Rockies 1
Tim Lincecum fanned 10 for the seventh time this year. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Tim Lincecum appeared to be headed to a hard-luck loss after allowing one run while the Giants were shut out for six innings, but Bengie Molina tied the game with a homer in the seventh. Pablo Sandoval immediately followed with his first Major League homer for the go-ahead run.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (63-72)
Lost 1
San Francisco 4, Colorado 1   SF
San Francisco (59-74)
Won 1
August 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 X   4 7 0
Standings thru 8/27/08  |  Recap: COL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Giants stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .287
  a-Podsednik, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
Taveras, W, CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .259
  Quintanilla, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Holliday, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .340
Hawpe, RF 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 .294
Atkins, G, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .293
Stewart, I, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .311
Iannetta, C 4 1 3 0 0 1 1 .275
Tulowitzki, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .241
Hernandez, L, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
  Vizcaino, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rusch, G, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053
Totals 32 1 7 1 3 10 12  

a-Struck out for Barmes in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hawpe (22, Lincecum), Iannetta (17, Lincecum).
TB: Tulowitzki; Iannetta 4; Hawpe 3; Holliday.
RBI: Tulowitzki (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins, G 3.
GIDP: Tulowitzki.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Atkins, G (13, throw).
Outfield assists: Taveras, W (Roberts at home).
DP: 2 (Taveras, W-Iannetta, Atkins, G-Tulowitzki).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .246
Lewis, F, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289
Winn, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .308
Molina, B, C 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .284
Sandoval, 3B-1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .372
Ishikawa, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .206
  Aurilia, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Burriss, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vizquel, SS 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .187
Lincecum, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
  Taschner, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Velez, 2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Totals 28 4 7 2 0 4 8  

BATTING
3B: Roberts (2, Hernandez, L).
HR: Molina, B (11, 7th inning off Hernandez, L, 0 on, 1 out), Sandoval (1, 7th inning off Hernandez, L, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Sandoval 4; Lewis, F; Molina, B 4; Roberts 4; Vizquel 2.
RBI: Molina, B (79), Sandoval (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B; Lewis, F.
SAC: Lincecum; Velez.
GIDP: Winn.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Roberts (Tulowitzki at 2nd base).
DP: (Velez-Vizquel-Sandoval).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L (L, 11-11) 6.1 5 2 2 0 2 2 6.14
Vizcaino 0.2 2 2 1 0 1 0 5.15
Rusch, G 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.22
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (W, 15-3) 7.2 5 1 1 3 10 0 2.43
Taschner 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.29
Wilson, Br (S, 36) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.00

Vizcaino pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.
Taschner pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Hernandez, L , Lincecum .
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 82-56, Vizcaino 14-11, Rusch, G 5-4, Lincecum 132-84, Taschner 4-3, Wilson, Br 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 9-6, Vizcaino 1-0, Rusch, G 1-0, Lincecum 3-3, Taschner 0-0, Wilson, Br 2-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 23, Vizcaino 5, Rusch, G 2, Lincecum 30, Taschner 1, Wilson, Br 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rusch, G 2-1, Taschner 1-0, Wilson, Br 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 2:23.
Att: 31,627.
Venue: AT&T Park.
August 27, 2008
August 27, 2008

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