Pablo Sandoval gets congratulations after his first-inning homer. (Morry Gash/AP)
By Chris Haft / MLB.com
Matt Cain entered the game looking to become the National League's first 10-game winner, and Pablo Sandoval's first-inning homer gave Cain a quick lead. Cain gave back two runs in the bottom of the frame, however, and the Giants never got on track offensively to recover.
BATTING 2B: Schierholtz (7, Gallardo). HR: Sandoval, P (9, 1st inning off Gallardo, 0 on, 2 out). TB:
Sandoval, P 4; Schierholtz 3; Uribe. RBI: Sandoval, P (36). 2-out RBI: Sandoval, P. Runners left
in scoring position, 2 out: Cain 2; Downs, M; Molina, B. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team LOB: 6.
Torres (4, 2nd base off Gallardo/Kendall), Uribe (1, 2nd base off Gallardo/Kendall).
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