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Reds 2, Giants 1
Juan Uribe reacts after striking out in the ninth inning Thursday. (David Kohl/AP)
Matt Cain tossed eight strong innings to put the Giants in line for a three-game series sweep, but the San Francisco bats stayed cold and reliever Bob Howry surrendered a game-winning home run to rookie Drew Stubbs to begin the 10th.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (66-55)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 2, San Francisco 1   CIN
Cincinnati (51-69)
Won 1
August 20, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 11 2
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 9 0
Standings thru 8/20/09  |  Recap: SF | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Reds stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .289
Uribe, SS-3B 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .277
Schierholtz, RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .301
Sandoval, 3B-1B 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 .330
Winn, LF 5 0 3 0 0 1 0 .269
Garko, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .273
  Ishikawa, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
  a-Renteria, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
Rowand, CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .275
Whiteside, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .225
Cain, M, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160
  b-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 1 11 0 2 6 21  

a-Grounded into a double play for Ishikawa in the 8th. b-Singled for Cain, M in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Whiteside (3, Harang), Sandoval (35, Rhodes).
TB: Sandoval 4; Whiteside 2; Schierholtz 2; Winn 3; Lewis, F; Rowand.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Whiteside 2; Rowand; Uribe 2.
SAC: Cain, M.
GIDP: Renteria.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sandoval (4, 2nd base by Cordero, F/Tatum).

FIELDING
E: Sandoval (13, throw), Velez (4, fielding).

 
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dickerson, RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .270
Stubbs, CF 5 1 1 1 0 3 4 .222
Votto, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .313
Phillips, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
  a-Sutton, PH-2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154
Nix, L, LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .250
Rosales, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .208
Janish, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .204
Tatum, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .108
Harang, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .149
  b-Barker, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .143
  1-Arroyo, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .114
  Rhodes, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Masset, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Herrera, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Gomes, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .271
  Cordero, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 2 9 2 1 4 22  

a-Popped out for Phillips in the 3rd. b-Singled for Harang in the 7th. c-Struck out for Herrera in the 9th.
1-Ran for Barker in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Nix, L (10, 6th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 1 out), Stubbs (1, 10th inning off Howry, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Barker; Janish; Dickerson 2; Nix, L 6; Rosales; Stubbs 4.
RBI: Nix, L (33), Stubbs (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Harang 2; Votto.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dickerson (10, 2nd base off Cain, M/Whiteside).
CS: Nix, L (1, 2nd base by Cain, M/Whiteside).

FIELDING
DP: (Janish-Sutton-Votto).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M 8.0 8 1 1 1 3 1 2.43
Howry (L, 1-6) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.61
 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harang 7.0 6 1 1 2 4 0 4.21
Rhodes 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.40
Masset 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.78
Herrera 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.37
Cordero, F (W, 2-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.25

Howry pitched to 1 batter in the 10th.

Game Scores: Cain, M 64, Harang 63.
WP: Harang.
IBB: Rowand (by Harang).
Pitches-strikes: Cain, M 109-79, Howry 18-11, Harang 90-58, Rhodes 11-9, Masset 7-4, Herrera 5-4, Cordero, F 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cain, M 8-6, Howry 1-1, Harang 4-7, Rhodes 2-0, Masset 0-0, Herrera 0-0, Cordero, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Cain, M 33, Howry 5, Harang 29, Rhodes 4, Masset 3, Herrera 2, Cordero, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Herrera 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 2:40.
Att: 13,390.
Venue: Great American Ball Park.
August 20, 2009
August 20, 2009

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