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Eighth not so great
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Giants 5, Braves 1
Kenshin Kawakami lasted five innings and allowed one run to the Giants. (John Bazemore/AP)
With their eye on a four-game sweep, the Braves were disappointed in the finale. They battled in a 1-1 tie -- the run coming on Yunel Escobar's solo homer -- but a tough-luck eighth, including an injury to Mike Gonzalez, spoiled the afternoon.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (51-44)
Won 1
San Francisco 5, Atlanta 1   ATL
Atlanta (49-47)
Lost 1
July 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0   5 12 0
Atlanta
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 2
Standings thru 7/23/09  |  Recap: SF | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Braves stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, CF-LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .281
Lewis, F, LF 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 .243
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 1 1 1 0 4 .321
Molina, B, C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .263
Schierholtz, RF 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .299
Ishikawa, 1B 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .270
Uribe, SS 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .289
Downs, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .191
Zito, P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .129
  a-Bowker, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .172
  Torres, A, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Totals 38 5 12 3 3 6 27  

a-Struck out for Zito in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval (26, Kawakami), Winn (26, Medlen).
TB: Zito; Sandoval 2; Schierholtz 3; Winn 3; Ishikawa 3; Lewis, F; Downs.
RBI: Sandoval (57), Winn (39), Lewis, F (13).
2-out RBI: Winn; Lewis, F.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schierholtz; Molina, B 2; Zito; Sandoval.
SAC: Uribe.
GIDP: Ishikawa.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lewis, F (7, 2nd base off Moylan/Ross, D).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Downs-Uribe-Ishikawa 2, Molina, B-Downs).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Prado, 2B-1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .324
Jones, C, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286
Escobar, Y, SS 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .309
Diaz, M, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .302
Ross, D, C 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 .283
  b-McCann, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .307
Kotchman, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279
  Moylan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Acosta, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .109
Church, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .274
Kawakami, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .111
  a-Hernandez, Di, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147
  O'Flaherty, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Medlen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Logan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Johnson, K, 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .217
Totals 29 1 6 1 5 6 15  

a-Popped out for Kawakami in the 5th. b-Doubled for Ross, D in the 9th. c-Grounded out for Acosta, M in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McCann (22, Wilson, Br).
HR: Escobar, Y (11, 2nd inning off Zito, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Diaz, M; Escobar, Y 4; Prado; Ross, D; Johnson, K; McCann 2.
RBI: Escobar, Y (57).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotchman 2; Norton.
GIDP: McLouth 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Diaz, M (1, 2nd base by Zito/Molina, B), Prado (3, 2nd base by Zito/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Moylan (3, throw), Church (2, throw).
DP: (Jones, C-Johnson, K-Prado).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (W, 6-10) 7.0 3 1 1 5 6 1 4.68
Affeldt 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.17
Wilson, Br 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.32
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kawakami 5.0 4 1 1 3 1 0 4.04
O'Flaherty 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.18
Medlen 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.25
Gonzalez, M (L, 3-3) 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.25
Logan 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.16
Moylan 1.0 2 2 0 0 2 0 4.17
Acosta, M 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.97

Gonzalez, M pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Logan pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Zito 106-64, Affeldt 16-10, Wilson, Br 16-11, Kawakami 97-58, O'Flaherty 6-4, Medlen 17-13, Gonzalez, M 4-4, Logan 2-2, Moylan 20-13, Acosta, M 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 5-5, Affeldt 2-0, Wilson, Br 2-1, Kawakami 4-8, O'Flaherty 1-0, Medlen 0-2, Gonzalez, M 0-0, Logan 0-0, Moylan 1-1, Acosta, M 1-0.
Batters faced: Zito 26, Affeldt 4, Wilson, Br 4, Kawakami 22, O'Flaherty 2, Medlen 7, Gonzalez, M 1, Logan 1, Moylan 6, Acosta, M 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Medlen 1-0, Logan 1-0, Moylan 2-2.
Ejections: Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Jeff Kellogg (6th)
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Varies.
T: 2:58.
Att: 31,727.
Venue: Turner Field.
July 23, 2009
July 23, 2009

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