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Giants strike early
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Giants 4, Pirates 2
Andres Torres slides safely into third with a two-run triple in the second. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Giants scored four times in the first two innings, and that was more than enough for Tim Lincecum. The All-Star righty dominated the Pirates by tossing a four-hitter and striking out a career-high 15 for his 11th win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (43-56)
Lost 3
San Francisco 4, Pittsburgh 2   SF
San Francisco (53-46)
Won 1
July 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 4 1
San Francisco
1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   4 9 1
Standings thru 7/27/09  |  Recap: PIT | SF  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Giants stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .283
Young, D, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .319
Jones, G, RF 4 0 0 1 0 2 1 .330
Doumit, C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .248
Pearce, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .226
Moss, LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .251
LaRoche, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .258
Wilson, Ja, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .267
Maholm, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .075
  a-Salazar, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .067
  Meek, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 4 2 3 15 10  

a-Struck out for Maholm in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Young, D (7, Lincecum), Pearce (4, Lincecum).
TB: Pearce 2; Young, D 2; Doumit; Wilson, Ja.
RBI: Jones, G (16), Doumit (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moss.
SF: Doumit.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Moss (3, 2nd base by Lincecum/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Maholm (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Jones, G (Winn at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (LaRoche-Doumit, Wilson, Ja-Young, D-Pearce).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Torres, A, CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .253
Winn, RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .277
Sandoval, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .328
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .259
Renteria, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .252
Guzman, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .154
  Ishikawa, 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
Velez, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .205
Uribe, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .280
Lincecum, P 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 .159
Totals 31 4 9 4 4 4 15  

BATTING
2B: Sandoval (29, Maholm), Molina, B (19, Maholm).
3B: Torres, A (5, Maholm).
TB: Velez; Sandoval 4; Winn 2; Molina, B 2; Torres, A 3; Guzman.
RBI: Molina, B (52), Torres, A 2 (13), Winn (40).
2-out RBI: Molina, B; Torres, A 2; Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria 2; Lincecum; Uribe 2.
GIDP: Lincecum, Molina, B.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Renteria (9, fielding).
DP: (Molina, B-Uribe).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maholm (L, 6-5) 6.0 8 4 4 1 3 0 4.70
Meek 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.54
Grabow 1.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 3.57
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (W, 11-3) 9.0 4 2 0 3 15 0 2.30

Game Scores: Maholm , Lincecum .
WP: Maholm 2.
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 81-56, Meek 9-7, Grabow 30-14, Lincecum 115-80.
Groundouts-flyouts: Maholm 11-3, Meek 1-0, Grabow 1-1, Lincecum 4-4.
Batters faced: Maholm 26, Meek 3, Grabow 6, Lincecum 34.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Delfin Colon.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:06.
Att: 40,008.
Venue: AT&T Park.
July 27, 2009
July 27, 2009

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