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Early lead dashed
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Diamondbacks 7, Giants 6
Pablo Sandoval cracks an RBI double in the first inning. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
The Giants handed Jonathan Sanchez a three-run lead before he even took the mound, but the left-hander couldn't hold it, falling behind in the second inning. San Francisco rallied in the ninth, but it wasn't enough to avoid a third straight loss.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (68-84)
Lost 3
Arizona 7, San Francisco 6   ARI
Arizona (75-76)
Won 3
September 17, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   6 9 0
Arizona
1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 X   7 10 1
Standings thru 9/17/08  |  Recap: SF | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Diamondbacks stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .208
Winn, CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .313
Sandoval, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .347
Molina, B, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .284
Ishikawa, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .306
Bowker, RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .243
  b-McClain, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Velez, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .252
Vizquel, SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .204
Sanchez, J, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .104
  Correia, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  Espineli, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gillaspie, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Sadler, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  c-Aurilia, PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286
Totals 34 6 9 6 4 2 13  

a-Grounded out for Espineli in the 7th. b-Walked for Bowker in the 9th. c-Grounded out for Misch in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval (7, Webb, B).
3B: Vizquel (1, Pena, R).
TB: Sandoval 3; Ishikawa; Molina, B; Roberts; Bowker; Winn; Vizquel 4.
RBI: Sandoval (16), Molina, B (87), Bowker (41), Vizquel 2 (22), Aurilia (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ishikawa; Winn.
GIDP: Molina, B, Sandoval.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (5, 2nd base off Webb, B/Snyder, C).
CS: Velez (6, 2nd base by Webb, B/Snyder, C).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 5 2 4 1 0 1 1 .287
Upton, J, RF 4 1 1 2 1 1 3 .255
Jackson, C, LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .294
Dunn, A, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .235
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 .242
Snyder, C, C 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .244
Young, C, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .245
Eckstein, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .262
Webb, B, P 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .141
  Cruz, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Salazar, J, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .213
  Slaten, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 7 10 7 6 9 18  

a-Walked for Cruz, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Drew (38, Sanchez, J), Webb, B (3, Sanchez, J), Reynolds, Ma (27, Correia).
HR: Upton, J (14, 2nd inning off Sanchez, J, 1 on, 2 out), Eckstein (2, 6th inning off Correia, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, C; Reynolds, Ma 2; Jackson, C; Webb, B 2; Eckstein 4; Drew 5; Upton, J 4.
RBI: Jackson, C (73), Webb, B 2 (9), Drew (60), Upton, J 2 (37), Eckstein (27).
2-out RBI: Webb, B 2; Drew; Upton, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jackson, C; Young, C; Dunn, A 2.
SF: Jackson, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Dunn, A (10, fielding).
DP: 2 (Eckstein-Drew-Dunn, A 2).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, J (L, 9-11) 3.2 6 6 6 3 4 1 4.71
Correia 2.0 4 1 1 0 2 1 5.64
Espineli 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Sadler, B 1.2 0 0 0 3 2 0 4.29
Misch 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.90
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Webb, B (W, 21-7) 7.0 8 3 2 2 2 0 3.26
Cruz, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.64
Slaten 0.0 0 2 2 2 0 0 4.78
Pena, R (S, 3) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.00

Slaten pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

Game Scores: Sanchez, J 26, Webb, B 51.
WP: Sadler, B 2.
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez, J 82-53, Correia 40-28, Espineli 5-3, Sadler, B 31-14, Misch 2-1, Webb, B 88-57, Cruz, J 9-7, Slaten 11-3, Pena, R 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sanchez, J 4-3, Correia 1-2, Espineli 0-0, Sadler, B 1-1, Misch 1-0, Webb, B 11-5, Cruz, J 2-1, Slaten 0-0, Pena, R 3-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez, J 20, Correia 10, Espineli 1, Sadler, B 8, Misch 1, Webb, B 29, Cruz, J 3, Slaten 2, Pena, R 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Correia 2-0, Espineli 2-0, Misch 2-0, Pena, R 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 22,620.
Venue: Chase Field.
September 17, 2008
September 17, 2008

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