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Cain completes win
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Giants 5, Mariners 1
Matt Cain and Bengie Molina celebrate Cain's complete-game victory. (Jim Bryant/AP)
The Giants woke up from their offensive nap with a bang in the eighth inning, ending a four-game losing streak. Juan Uribe roped a three-run double with two outs, and Fred Lewis followed with a slump-shattering homer, making a winner of Matt Cain, who went the distance.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (20-22)
Won 1
San Francisco 5, Seattle 1   SEA
Seattle (20-24)
Lost 1
May 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0   5 12 1
Seattle
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 10 0
Standings thru 5/23/09  |  Recap: SF | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Mariners stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .272
Renteria, SS 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 .240
Sandoval, DH 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .304
  b-Aurilia, PH-DH 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .177
Molina, B, C 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .274
Winn, RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .278
Guzman, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .111
  1-Burriss, PR-2B 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .250
Uribe, 3B 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 .304
Lewis, F, LF 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .278
Frandsen, 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  a-Schierholtz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231
  Ishikawa, 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .226
Totals 35 5 12 5 6 7 14  

a-Struck out for Frandsen in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Sandoval in the 8th.
1-Ran for Guzman in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval (13, Olson), Uribe (4, Lowe, M).
HR: Lewis, F (2, 8th inning off Lowe, M, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sandoval 3; Lewis, F 5; Molina, B; Uribe 3; Rowand; Burriss; Winn 2; Guzman.
RBI: Uribe 3 (5), Lewis, F 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Uribe 3; Lewis, F 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B; Rowand 3; Aurilia 2.
SAC: Uribe.
GIDP: Molina, B.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sandoval (2, 2nd base by Olson/Johjima), Burriss (4, 2nd base by Stark/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Molina, B (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Renteria-Frandsen-Guzman, Renteria-Burriss-Ishikawa).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .315
Chavez, En, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .274
Beltre, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .214
Griffey Jr., DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .236
Branyan, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .314
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .223
Johjima, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .241
Cedeno, R, SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .188
Gutierrez, F, CF 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .262
Totals 33 1 10 1 0 7 11  

BATTING
TB: Suzuki, I 2; Griffey Jr.; Beltre; Johjima; Chavez, En; Gutierrez, F 2; Branyan 2.
RBI: Beltre (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Branyan; Griffey Jr.; Cedeno, R.
SAC: Chavez, En.
GIDP: Lopez, Jo, Beltre.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johjima (2, 2nd base off Cain, M/Molina, B).
CS: Gutierrez, F (3, 2nd base by Cain, M/Molina, B).

FIELDING
DP: (Beltre-Lopez, Jo-Branyan).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M (W, 5-1) 9.0 10 1 1 0 7 0 2.40
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Olson 6.0 4 0 0 2 4 0 3.66
Batista (H, 3) 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.28
Lowe, M (BS, 2)(L, 0-2) 0.2 4 5 5 2 0 1 5.32
Stark 1.1 2 0 0 1 2 0 7.56

Game Scores: Cain, M 70, Olson 66.
Pitches-strikes: Cain, M 111-81, Olson 85-53, Batista 22-12, Lowe, M 28-14, Stark 26-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cain, M 7-6, Olson 7-2, Batista 2-0, Lowe, M 2-0, Stark 0-0.
Batters faced: Cain, M 34, Olson 22, Batista 6, Lowe, M 8, Stark 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Stark 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 33,340.
Venue: Safeco Field.
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009

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