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Cy-onara, Tim?
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Rockies 9, Giants 4
Aaron Rowand slides home with a run in the second inning. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Tim Lincecum's Cy Young Award candidacy took a hit as he allowed a season-high six runs in a season-low 4 1/3 innings and dropped out of the lead for the National League ERA title. The right-hander did hike his Majors-leading strikeout total to 252, setting a San Francisco record.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 09/23: COL 9, SF 4
  • Wed. 09/24: COL 15, SF 6
  • Thu. 09/25: Tickets vs COL, 7:15 PM PT | Tix
COL
Colorado (72-85)
Won 1
Colorado 9, San Francisco 4   SF
San Francisco (70-87)
Lost 1
September 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
1 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 0   9 10 1
San Francisco
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 6 0
Standings thru 9/23/08  |  Recap: COL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Giants stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Smith, S, CF 5 2 3 2 0 1 0 .270
  Grilli, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Speier, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Corpas, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tulowitzki, SS 5 2 4 3 0 0 2 .260
Holliday, LF 3 1 0 0 2 2 2 .321
Hawpe, RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
Iannetta, C 2 1 0 2 2 0 2 .271
Stewart, I, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 4 5 .274
Koshansky, 1B 5 1 1 2 0 2 1 .200
Quintanilla, 2B 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .239
Jimenez, U, P 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .046
  a-Taveras, W, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
Totals 36 9 10 9 7 11 15  

a-Grounded out for Jimenez, U in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Smith, S (7, Lincecum), Stewart, I (18, Lincecum), Koshansky (2, Yabu).
HR: Smith, S (4, 3rd inning off Lincecum, 0 on, 0 out), Tulowitzki (8, 8th inning off Matos, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Tulowitzki 7; Hawpe; Stewart, I 2; Koshansky 2; Smith, S 7.
RBI: Iannetta 2 (63), Smith, S 2 (14), Tulowitzki 3 (44), Koshansky 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki 2; Smith, S.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stewart, I 2; Tulowitzki.
SF: Iannetta.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Quintanilla (4, fielding).
DP: 2 (Stewart, I-Quintanilla-Koshansky, Quintanilla-Tulowitzki-Koshansky).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .308
  Bowker, LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .249
Schierholtz, RF 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .293
Sandoval, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .336
  Espineli, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-McClain, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300
Molina, B, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .292
  Holm, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Aurilia, 3B 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .289
  b-Ishikawa, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
Rowand, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .277
Velez, 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 .252
Vizquel, SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .209
  Ochoa, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .207
Lincecum, P 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .162
  Yabu, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Misch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
  a-Roberts, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214
  Matos, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gillaspie, 3B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Totals 31 4 6 4 7 5 16  

a-Walked for Misch in the 7th. b-Grounded into a double play for Aurilia in the 8th. c-Lined out for Espineli in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (36, Jimenez, U), Schierholtz (3, Corpas).
TB: Molina, B; Rowand 3; Schierholtz 2; Bowker; Winn.
RBI: Rowand (70), Vizquel (23), Winn (62), Schierholtz (3).
2-out RBI: Winn; Schierholtz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schierholtz; Sandoval; McClain 2.
SF: Vizquel.
GIDP: Rowand, Ishikawa.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jimenez, U (W, 12-12) 6.0 4 3 3 4 4 0 4.13
Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.82
Speier, R 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.31
Corpas 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 4.07
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (L, 17-5) 4.1 6 6 6 5 9 1 2.66
Yabu 0.2 2 2 2 2 0 0 3.65
Misch 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.68
Matos 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.50
Espineli 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40

Yabu pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Game Scores: Jimenez, U , Lincecum .
WP: Lincecum.
Pitches-strikes: Jimenez, U 105-61, Grilli 16-7, Speier, R 11-6, Corpas 18-10, Lincecum 102-60, Yabu 28-12, Misch 20-16, Matos 7-7, Espineli 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jimenez, U 7-4, Grilli 3-0, Speier, R 2-0, Corpas 1-0, Lincecum 4-0, Yabu 1-1, Misch 3-2, Matos 0-2, Espineli 1-0.
Batters faced: Jimenez, U 26, Grilli 4, Speier, R 3, Corpas 6, Lincecum 24, Yabu 6, Misch 7, Matos 4, Espineli 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Yabu 2-2, Misch 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: D.J. Reyburn. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 33,922.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 23, 2008
September 23, 2008

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