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Cain cruises
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Giants 4, Cardinals 2
Randy Winn and Aaron Rowand celebrate scoring in the first inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
Matt Cain rolled to his fourth straight victory and the Giants ran their winning streak to four games to climb above .500. Cain was helped by Pablo Sandoval's return to action, as the new first baseman singled home two runs in his first at-bat and scored the go-ahead run in the fourth.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (28-20)
Lost 1
San Francisco 4, St. Louis 2   SF
San Francisco (24-23)
Won 4
May 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 6 0
San Francisco
2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X   4 10 1
Standings thru 5/29/09  |  Recap: STL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Giants stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302
Duncan, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .257
  McClellan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Perez, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pujols, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .323
Ludwick, RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .266
Rasmus, CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .232
Molina, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .269
Thurston, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .237
Pineiro, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .150
  a-Ankiel, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
  Boyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Stavinoha, PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Ryan, B, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .246
Totals 33 2 6 1 2 5 12  

a-Popped out for Pineiro in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Boyer in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Molina; Ryan, B; Duncan; Pujols 2; Rasmus.
RBI: Rasmus (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thurston 3.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Ryan, B-Pujols).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .278
Renteria, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Winn, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .280
Molina, B, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .254
Sandoval, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .309
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lewis, F, LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .268
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Ishikawa, PH-1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .262
Uribe, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
Burriss, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .277
Cain, M, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
  Torres, A, LF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
Totals 32 4 10 4 2 7 11  

a-Walked for Howry in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (14, Pineiro).
3B: Lewis, F (2, Pineiro).
TB: Sandoval 2; Lewis, F 3; Molina, B; Rowand 2; Burriss 2; Cain, M; Winn; Renteria.
RBI: Sandoval 2 (19), Lewis, F (8), Burriss (11).
2-out RBI: Burriss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand; Molina, B; Torres, A.
SAC: Renteria.
GIDP: Lewis, F.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Burriss (5, throw).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (L, 5-5) 4.0 6 4 4 1 3 0 3.86
Boyer 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 9.00
McClellan 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.88
Perez, C 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.45
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M (W, 6-1) 6.1 6 2 1 2 5 0 2.31
Affeldt (H, 10) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.99
Howry (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.79
Wilson, Br (S, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.24

Game Scores: Pineiro 36, Cain, M 58.
WP: Cain, M.
HBP: Molina, B (by Pineiro).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 71-44, Boyer 21-16, McClellan 21-13, Perez, C 25-15, Cain, M 105-70, Affeldt 10-5, Howry 10-7, Wilson, Br 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pineiro 6-1, Boyer 3-2, McClellan 0-1, Perez, C 1-0, Cain, M 7-5, Affeldt 1-0, Howry 2-0, Wilson, Br 0-2.
Batters faced: Pineiro 19, Boyer 7, McClellan 5, Perez, C 5, Cain, M 27, Affeldt 2, Howry 3, Wilson, Br 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 60 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 35,266.
Venue: AT&T Park.
May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009

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