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Lincecum dominates
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Giants 2, Rockies 0
Pablo Sandoval crosses home plate after his solo homer in the fifth. (Ben Margot/AP)
Pablo Sandoval returned to the starting lineup after a three-game absence with a strained calf and the flu and pounded his 20th homer of the year. The Kung Fu Panda's solo shot was all the support Tim Lincecum needed to help the Giants pull two games back in the Wild Card race.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (72-57)
Lost 3
San Francisco 2, Colorado 0   SF
San Francisco (70-59)
Won 1
August 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 X   2 8 0
Standings thru 8/28/09  |  Recap: COL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Giants stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, E, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .267
Smith, S, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .293
Helton, 1B 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .321
Tulowitzki, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .281
Hawpe, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .299
Iannetta, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .219
Stewart, I, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .223
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
Jimenez, U, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
  a-Spilborghs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
  Daley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 0 5 0 3 10 12  

a-Lined out for Jimenez, U in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hawpe (36, Lincecum).
TB: Young, E; Stewart, I; Hawpe 2; Helton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iannetta; Young, E; Hawpe.
SAC: Jimenez, U.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Tulowitzki 2 (11, 2nd base by Lincecum/Whiteside, 2nd base by Lincecum/Whiteside).

FIELDING
DP: (Helton-Stewart, I).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .280
Renteria, SS 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .259
Winn, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .266
Sandoval, 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .331
Ishikawa, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .261
Uribe, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .271
Rowand, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .275
Whiteside, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .233
Lincecum, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .158
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 2 8 2 3 4 22  

BATTING
2B: Uribe (20, Jimenez, U).
3B: Uribe (3, Daley).
HR: Sandoval (20, 5th inning off Jimenez, U, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Velez 2; Sandoval 4; Whiteside; Ishikawa; Uribe 5; Rowand.
RBI: Sandoval (74), Velez (17).
2-out RBI: Sandoval; Velez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uribe 2; Renteria 2; Velez.
SAC: Winn; Lincecum.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Velez (5, 2nd base off Jimenez, U/Iannetta).

FIELDING
DP: (Whiteside-Renteria).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jimenez, U (L, 12-10) 7.0 7 2 2 3 4 1 3.33
Daley 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.79
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (W, 13-4) 8.0 4 0 0 3 8 0 2.33
Wilson, Br (S, 31) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.95

WP: Lincecum.
IBB: Sandoval (by Jimenez, U).
HBP: Rowand (by Jimenez, U).
Pitches-strikes: Jimenez, U 102-61, Daley 7-5, Lincecum 127-82, Wilson, Br 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jimenez, U 14-1, Daley 1-0, Lincecum 10-2, Wilson, Br 0-1.
Batters faced: Jimenez, U 32, Daley 3, Lincecum 29, Wilson, Br 4.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 39,047.
Venue: AT&T Park.
August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009

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