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Marlins 7, Giants 0
Chris Volstad earned his sixth win of the season. (George Nikitin/AP)
Over nine innings, Chris Volstad held the Giants scoreless, preventing the Marlins from being swept and giving Volstad not only the first shutout but the first complete game of his career. John Baker recorded three hits and an RBI.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (44-42)
Won 1
Florida 7, San Francisco 0   SF
San Francisco (46-38)
Lost 1
July 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 3   7 11 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 7/8/09  |  Recap: FLA | SF  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Giants stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Coghlan, LF 4 0 1 0 1 2 1 .250
Bonifacio, SS 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 .259
Uggla, 2B 3 1 1 3 2 1 1 .223
Cantu, 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .281
Hermida, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .249
  Carroll, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .257
Ross, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .281
Baker, Jo, C 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .261
Helms, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .241
Volstad, P 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 .094
Totals 35 7 11 6 4 9 13  

BATTING
2B: Hermida (9, Sadowski), Bonifacio 2 (10, Miller, Ju, Valdez, M).
HR: Uggla (16, 9th inning off Valdez, M, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Coghlan; Bonifacio 4; Uggla 4; Cantu 2; Hermida 2; Baker, Jo 3; Volstad.
RBI: Baker, Jo (25), Bonifacio (21), Cantu (49), Uggla 3 (49).
2-out RBI: Baker, Jo; Cantu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cantu; Volstad; Hermida.
SF: Bonifacio.
GIDP: Helms.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Bonifacio-Uggla-Cantu).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .288
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Winn, LF-CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .275
Sandoval, P, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .326
Schierholtz, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
Renteria, SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .269
Ishikawa, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .263
Frandsen, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .063
Whiteside, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .263
Sadowski, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Lewis, F, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Totals 30 0 5 0 0 6 8  

a-Grounded out for Howry in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Winn; Sandoval, P; Renteria; Ishikawa; Whiteside.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn.
SAC: Sadowski.
GIDP: Ishikawa.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Sandoval, P (7, throw).
Outfield assists: Winn (Hermida at home).
DP: 2 (Frandsen-Ishikawa, Renteria-Frandsen-Ishikawa).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volstad (W, 6-8) 9.0 5 0 0 0 6 0 4.44
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sadowski (L, 2-1) 5.0 5 3 2 4 4 0 1.00
Miller, Ju 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 2.15
Howry 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60
Valdez, M 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 5.00

Sadowski pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Volstad.
HBP: Ross, C (by Sadowski).
Pitches-strikes: Volstad 105-74, Sadowski 91-49, Miller, Ju 27-19, Howry 13-10, Valdez, M 23-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Volstad 13-4, Sadowski 4-4, Miller, Ju 3-0, Howry 0-1, Valdez, M 1-0.
Batters faced: Volstad 31, Sadowski 24, Miller, Ju 8, Howry 3, Valdez, M 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller, Ju 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 34,157.
July 8, 2009

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