Sean West struck out the first two batters he faced on six pitches. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Andrew Pentis / MLB.com
Sean West kept the Giants in check for five of his six frames, but in the fifth inning, he gave up a grand slam that ultimately proved too much for the Marlins to overcome. Florida sent seven men to the plate in the ninth to cut the deficit to one run before succumbing.
Game Scores: West , Cain, M . WP: Cain, M. IBB: Helms (by Cain, M). HBP: Uggla (by Cain, M). Pitches-strikes: West 72-41, Donnelly 13-10, Wood, T 11-10, Cain, M 105-64, Affeldt 15-9, Wilson, Br 37-21. Groundouts-flyouts: West 6-7, Donnelly 0-1, Wood, T 0-1, Cain, M 5-7, Affeldt 2-0, Wilson, Br 3-0. Batters faced: West 25, Donnelly 4, Wood, T 4, Cain, M 27, Affeldt 4, Wilson, Br 7. Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 1-0. Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Larry
Vanover. 3B: Sam Holbrook. Weather: 63 degrees, clear. Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF. T: 2:23. Att:
26,995. Venue: AT&T Park. July 6, 2009 July 6, 2009
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