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Pablo pounds one
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Giants 9, Nationals 7
Edgar Renteria strokes a two-run single in the fourth inning. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Down to their last out, the Giants got a three-run homer from Pablo Sandoval for a walk-off win, ensuring they would not lose the series for the ninth straight set. Randy Winn and Edgar Renteria drove in two runs each, with the latter earning a key walk ahead of Sandoval's shot.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (11-21)
Lost 3
San Francisco 9, Washington 7   SF
San Francisco (18-14)
Won 3
May 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0   7 13 1
San Francisco
2 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 3   9 11 0
Standings thru 5/12/09  |  Recap: WSH | SF  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Giants stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .379
Johnson, N, 1B 4 1 2 5 1 1 1 .314
Zimmerman, 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 4 .364
Dunn, A, LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .313
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kearns, RF 5 0 1 0 0 3 2 .241
Harris, CF 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 .226
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .282
  b-Willingham, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .207
  Wells, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Dukes, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Nieves, C 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .280
Zimmermann, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  a-Cintron, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .050
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Belliard, PH-2B 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .179
Totals 38 7 13 7 2 6 15  

a-Singled for Zimmermann in the 7th. b-Flied out for Hernandez, A in the 8th. c-Singled for Tavarez, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Nieves (1, Cain, M), Dunn, A (5, Cain, M).
HR: Johnson, N (3, 7th inning off Cain, M, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Zimmerman 2; Belliard; Nieves 4; Guzman, C 2; Kearns; Dunn, A 2; Cintron; Johnson, N 5.
RBI: Harris (3), Johnson, N 5 (17), Belliard (3).
2-out RBI: Belliard; Johnson, N 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, A 2; Zimmerman 2.
SAC: Zimmermann.
SF: Harris.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Beimel (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Harris (Winn at 3rd base), Kearns (Sandoval at 3rd base).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Burriss, 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .273
Renteria, SS 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 .252
Sandoval, 3B 5 1 3 3 0 0 3 .303
Molina, B, C 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 .288
Winn, LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .269
Rowand, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .240
Ishikawa, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .234
Schierholtz, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231
  a-Uribe, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Cain, M, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .154
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Aurilia, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .159
Totals 35 9 11 9 3 8 10  

a-Flied out for Schierholtz in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Medders in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (6, Zimmermann), Sandoval (9, Tavarez, J).
HR: Molina, B (8, 8th inning off Wells, K, 0 on, 0 out), Sandoval (3, 9th inning off Beimel, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Sandoval 7; Ishikawa 2; Molina, B 4; Rowand; Burriss; Winn 3; Renteria.
RBI: Winn 2 (15), Ishikawa (12), Renteria 2 (16), Molina, B (28), Sandoval 3 (14).
2-out RBI: Winn 2; Renteria 2; Sandoval 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sandoval 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Renteria (2, 2nd base off Zimmermann/Nieves).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zimmermann 6.0 7 5 5 2 8 0 5.90
Tavarez, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.65
Wells, K (H, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.26
Beimel (BS, 1)(L, 0-2) 0.2 2 3 3 1 0 1 4.09
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M 7.0 9 4 4 1 4 1 3.00
Howry (BS, 2) 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 0 5.14
Affeldt 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
Medders (W, 2-1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.40

Game Scores: Zimmermann 44, Cain, M 46.
HBP: Renteria (by Zimmermann).
Pitches-strikes: Zimmermann 104-66, Tavarez, J 11-7, Wells, K 8-6, Beimel 16-9, Cain, M 100-68, Howry 25-16, Affeldt 8-8, Medders 8-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zimmermann 6-0, Tavarez, J 0-1, Wells, K 1-2, Beimel 1-1, Cain, M 9-4, Howry 0-1, Affeldt 2-0, Medders 0-0.
Batters faced: Zimmermann 27, Tavarez, J 3, Wells, K 4, Beimel 5, Cain, M 31, Howry 5, Affeldt 4, Medders 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 58 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 25,701.
Venue: AT&T Park.
May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009

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