Matt Cain regroups after giving up a run in the eighth. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
By Jason Grodsky / MLB.com
Matt Cain cruised through five innings, allowing just a solo homer, but a two-run shot in the sixth put the Giants behind after they were unable to capitalize on a prime scoring chance earlier in the inning. Pablo Sandoval doubled home a run in the ninth, but it wasn't enough.
BATTING 2B: Lee, Ca (20, Cain, M). 3B: Bourn (9, Cain, M), Pence (5, Cain, M). HR: Blum (6, 5th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 0 out), Matsui, K (5, 6th inning off Cain, M, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Blum 4; Lee, Ca 4; Bourn 4; Pence 3; Matsui, K 4. RBI: Blum (35), Matsui, K 2 (27), Lee, Ca (65). 2-out RBI: Lee, Ca. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, Ca; Blum. GIDP: Tejada, M. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Bourn (38, 2nd base off Cain, M/Molina, B).