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Homers burn Zito
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Mariners 5, Giants 4
Barry Zito gave up all five of his runs on two homers. (Kevin P. Casey/AP)
The Giants got three consecutive two-out run-scoring singles in the fifth inning to move ahead of the Mariners, but Barry Zito gave back all three of those runs in the bottom of the frame on Adrian Beltre's homer, the second long ball the lefty surrendered in the game.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (20-23)
Lost 1
Seattle 5, San Francisco 4   SEA
Seattle (21-24)
Won 1
May 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0   4 8 0
Seattle
2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 X   5 5 1
Standings thru 5/24/09  |  Recap: SF | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Mariners stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 5 0 2 1 0 3 1 .277
Renteria, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .241
Winn, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .278
Molina, B, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .267
Lewis, F, LF 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 .277
Ishikawa, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .219
Uribe, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .283
Burriss, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .257
Whiteside, C 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .333
  a-Schierholtz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226
Totals 36 4 8 4 1 12 12  

a-Flied out for Whiteside in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Lewis, F (3, 8th inning off Hernandez, F, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Whiteside; Burriss 2; Winn; Lewis, F 4; Renteria; Rowand 2.
RBI: Whiteside (1), Rowand (19), Renteria (18), Lewis, F (7).
2-out RBI: Whiteside; Rowand; Renteria; Lewis, F.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn; Renteria; Rowand.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Burriss (11, 2nd base off Aardsma/Johnson, Ro).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Renteria-Burriss-Ishikawa, Ishikawa-Renteria-Ishikawa).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .319
Betancourt, Y, SS 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .264
Beltre, 3B 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .215
Griffey Jr., DH 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 .239
Branyan, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .305
Lopez, Jo, 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .226
Balentien, LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .244
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .197
Gutierrez, F, CF 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .258
Totals 26 5 5 5 5 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Lopez, Jo (7, Zito).
HR: Griffey Jr. (5, 1st inning off Zito, 1 on, 2 out), Beltre (3, 5th inning off Zito, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki, I 2; Griffey Jr. 4; Beltre 4; Lopez, Jo 2.
RBI: Griffey Jr. 2 (12), Beltre 3 (19).
2-out RBI: Griffey Jr. 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez, F; Johnson, Ro.
SAC: Betancourt, Y.
GIDP: Beltre, Betancourt, Y.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Branyan (3, fielding).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (L, 1-5) 6.1 5 5 5 5 5 2 4.02
Valdez, M 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.29
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (W, 5-3) 8.0 7 4 1 1 10 1 3.76
Aardsma (S, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.25

Game Scores: Zito 43, Hernandez, F 67.
WP: Hernandez, F.
Balk: Zito.
Pitches-strikes: Zito 111-63, Valdez, M 9-9, Hernandez, F 112-83, Aardsma 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 3-4, Valdez, M 1-2, Hernandez, F 7-5, Aardsma 0-1.
Batters faced: Zito 28, Valdez, M 4, Hernandez, F 33, Aardsma 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Valdez, M 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 60 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, L to R.
T: 2:15.
Att: 36,622.
Venue: Safeco Field.
May 24, 2009
May 24, 2009

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