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Renteria is grand
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Giants 9, Rockies 5
Edgar Renteria watches his go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty)
For the second time in his career, Edgar Renteria belted a grand slam off Rafael Betancourt, this one putting the Giants ahead for good as they claimed a share of the Wild Card lead and completed a sweep of the Rockies. Ryan Rohlinger added a two-run single for his first hit of the year.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (72-59)
Lost 5
San Francisco 9, Colorado 5   SF
San Francisco (72-59)
Won 3
August 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0   5 14 1
San Francisco
0 0 0 1 0 1 4 3 X   9 10 0
Standings thru 8/30/09  |  Recap: COL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Giants stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .290
Spilborghs, LF 4 1 1 0 1 3 1 .254
Helton, 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .326
Tulowitzki, SS 5 1 4 3 0 0 2 .284
Hawpe, RF 4 0 1 0 1 2 3 .298
Stewart, I, 3B 5 1 3 0 0 1 3 .231
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .243
Torrealba, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .278
Hammel, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 .098
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
  Betancourt, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Atkins, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .225
  Rincon, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Daley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 5 14 5 4 12 19  

a-Struck out for Betancourt, R in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tulowitzki (23, Cain, M), Hawpe (37, Cain, M), Stewart, I (19, Affeldt).
3B: Stewart, I (3, Cain, M).
HR: Helton (13, 5th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 2 out), Tulowitzki (24, 5th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Tulowitzki 8; Torrealba; Hawpe 2; Stewart, I 6; Spilborghs; Gonzalez, C; Helton 6.
RBI: Tulowitzki 3 (73), Helton (70), Barmes (68).
2-out RBI: Tulowitzki 2; Helton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hawpe; Tulowitzki; Hammel; Gonzalez, C; Stewart, I.
SF: Barmes.
GIDP: Hawpe.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gonzalez, C (9, 2nd base off Cain, M/Whiteside).
CS: Stewart, I (4, 2nd base by Cain, M/Whiteside), Gonzalez, C (2, 2nd base by Hinshaw/Whiteside).
PO: Gonzalez, C (1st base by Hinshaw).

FIELDING
E: Hawpe (4, fielding).
DP: (Barmes-Tulowitzki-Helton).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF-RF-LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 3 .280
Renteria, SS 4 1 3 5 1 0 0 .264
Schierholtz, RF 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .278
  b-Molina, B, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .262
  Hinshaw, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Winn, PH-RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .265
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 0 0 1 2 6 .333
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ishikawa, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
  c-Garko, PH-1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 7 .269
Uribe, 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .275
Rowand, CF 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .276
Whiteside, C 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 .226
Cain, M, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154
  a-Lewis, F, PH-LF 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .271
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  e-Rohlinger, PH-3B 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .167
Totals 32 9 10 9 5 8 25  

a-Doubled for Cain, M in the 6th. b-Struck out for Schierholtz in the 6th. c-Grounded out for Ishikawa in the 6th. d-Singled for Medders in the 7th. e-Singled for Affeldt in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lewis, F (20, Hammel), Renteria (18, Hammel), Velez (9, Beimel).
HR: Renteria (4, 7th inning off Betancourt, R, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Velez 3; Lewis, F 2; Uribe; Rowand; Winn; Renteria 7; Rohlinger.
RBI: Schierholtz (28), Renteria 5 (47), Rohlinger 2 (2), Velez (18).
2-out RBI: Renteria 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garko 5.
SF: Schierholtz.
GIDP: Whiteside.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Winn (11, 2nd base off Betancourt, R/Torrealba).

FIELDING
DP: (Uribe-Renteria-Garko).
Pickoffs: Hinshaw (Gonzalez, C at 1st base).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hammel 5.0 4 2 2 1 2 0 4.40
Morales, F (H, 6) 1.2 1 3 3 1 4 0 3.03
Betancourt, R (BS, 3)(L, 1-3) 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3.12
Rincon 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 6.28
Beimel 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.47
Daley 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.76
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M 6.0 8 4 4 2 8 2 2.50
Hinshaw 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 9.53
Medders (W, 3-1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.40
Affeldt (H, 27) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.81
Wilson, Br 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.89

Hammel pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Rincon pitched to 4 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Torrealba (by Cain, M), Renteria (by Beimel).
HBP: Rowand (by Hammel), Lewis, F (by Morales, F), Whiteside (by Rincon).
Pitches-strikes: Hammel 53-37, Morales, F 38-22, Betancourt, R 16-9, Rincon 14-8, Beimel 10-5, Daley 6-3, Cain, M 113-75, Hinshaw 8-4, Medders 3-2, Affeldt 19-13, Wilson, Br 22-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hammel 2-7, Morales, F 1-0, Betancourt, R 0-0, Rincon 0-0, Beimel 1-0, Daley 0-0, Cain, M 5-2, Hinshaw 0-0, Medders 1-0, Affeldt 0-0, Wilson, Br 0-0.
Batters faced: Hammel 20, Morales, F 8, Betancourt, R 4, Rincon 4, Beimel 4, Daley 1, Cain, M 27, Hinshaw 3, Medders 2, Affeldt 5, Wilson, Br 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Morales, F 2-0, Betancourt, R 3-3, Beimel 2-1, Daley 3-0, Medders 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:22.
Att: 42,570.
Venue: AT&T Park.
August 30, 2009
August 30, 2009

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