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Scherzer rattled
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Giants 5, Diamondbacks 3
Chris Young (foreground) greets Justin Upton after his two-run homer. (Matt York/AP)
Max Scherzer kept the Giants off the board for four innings with little trouble, but a leadoff single in the decisive fifth sent the rookie on a downward spiral in a frame he wouldn't finish. Justin Upton and Eric Byrnes homered to account for all of Arizona's runs.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (8-8)
Won 5
San Francisco 5, Arizona 3   ARI
Arizona (6-11)
Lost 2
April 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0   5 8 0
Arizona
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
Standings thru 4/25/09  |  Recap: SF | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  D-backs stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .333
  Sanchez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  b-Velez, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .182
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Renteria, SS 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 .236
Winn, RF-LF 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .222
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .328
Rowand, CF 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .261
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Schierholtz, PH-RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .375
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246
  Uribe, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Ishikawa, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .214
Burriss, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .157
Johnson, R, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Torres, A, CF 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 .250
Totals 35 5 8 5 4 7 17  

a-Singled for Miller, Ju in the 6th. b-Singled for Affeldt in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Molina, B (6, Scherzer), Renteria (3, Scherzer).
HR: Winn (2, 5th inning off Scherzer, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Velez; Ishikawa; Molina, B 2; Schierholtz; Burriss; Winn 5; Renteria 2.
RBI: Renteria 2 (9), Winn 2 (6), Burriss (3).
2-out RBI: Renteria 2; Winn 2; Burriss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand; Sandoval; Lewis, F; Winn.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Burriss (5, 2nd base off Slaten/Snyder, C).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lewis, F (Young, Ch at 2nd base).
DP: (Lewis, F-Burriss).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .333
Ojeda, SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .370
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 6 .263
Clark, 1B 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 .136
Byrnes, LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 6 .214
Young, Ch, CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .206
Upton, J, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .190
Snyder, C, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .094
Scherzer, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
  Korecky, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Slaten, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Jackson, C, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
  Rauch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Schoeneweis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Tracy, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 3 8 3 7 6 24  

a-Grounded out for Slaten in the 6th. b-Flied out for Schoeneweis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Scherzer (1, Johnson, R), Lopez, F (7, Sanchez, J), Byrnes (3, Howry).
HR: Upton, J (1, 4th inning off Johnson, R, 1 on, 0 out), Byrnes (3, 5th inning off Miller, Ju, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ojeda; Young, Ch; Reynolds, Ma; Byrnes 6; Scherzer 2; Upton, J 4; Lopez, F 2.
RBI: Upton, J 2 (3), Byrnes (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrnes 3; Reynolds, Ma 2; Upton, J.
Team RISP: 0-for-12.
Team LOB: 11.

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Johnson, R 3.1 3 2 2 7 2 1 6.16
Miller, Ju (W, 1-0) 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.18
Sanchez, J (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.65
Howry (H, 3) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.57
Affeldt (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.24
Wilson, Br (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.17
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (L, 0-2) 4.2 5 4 4 2 6 1 4.91
Korecky 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
Slaten 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 6.75
Rauch 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00
Schoeneweis 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
Pena, R 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.08

WP: Johnson, R.
Pitches-strikes: Johnson, R 81-42, Miller, Ju 27-16, Sanchez, J 14-10, Howry 16-10, Affeldt 6-5, Wilson, Br 18-11, Scherzer 98-62, Korecky 5-4, Slaten 22-12, Rauch 7-5, Schoeneweis 10-6, Pena, R 23-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Johnson, R 2-0, Miller, Ju 2-2, Sanchez, J 1-1, Howry 1-1, Affeldt 1-1, Wilson, Br 2-0, Scherzer 5-2, Korecky 1-0, Slaten 2-0, Rauch 2-1, Schoeneweis 2-1, Pena, R 3-0.
Batters faced: Johnson, R 19, Miller, Ju 7, Sanchez, J 4, Howry 5, Affeldt 2, Wilson, Br 4, Scherzer 21, Korecky 1, Slaten 6, Rauch 3, Schoeneweis 3, Pena, R 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, Ju 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 37,292.
Venue: Chase Field.
April 25, 2009
April 25, 2009

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