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Giants drop Wild one
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Rockies 4, Giants 3
Matt Cain watches a homer as Yorvit Torrealba rounds the bases. (Ezra Shaw/Getty)
For most of the game, the Giants' previously potent offense accomplished little, tallying just three hits over eight innings, but the bats and some luck awoke in the ninth, when San Francisco scored three runs. It wasn't enough, though, and the Wild Card deficit grew to 3 1/2 games.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (83-64)
Won 1
Colorado 4, San Francisco 3   SF
San Francisco (79-67)
Lost 1
September 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0   4 7 1
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   3 6 3
Standings thru 9/16/09  |  Recap: COL | SF  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Giants stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, CF-LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .280
Smith, S, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .307
  a-Fowler, PH-CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .269
Helton, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .318
Tulowitzki, SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .285
Hawpe, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288
  1-Spilborghs, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Torrealba, Y, C 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .277
Stewart, I, 3B 4 1 1 2 0 3 3 .231
Barmes, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .242
De La Rosa, J, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .130
  b-Young Jr., PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
  Betancourt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 4 7 4 2 9 13  

a-Singled for Smith, S in the 7th. b-Flied out for De La Rosa, J in the 9th.
1-Ran for Hawpe in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Barmes (28, Cain, M).
HR: Tulowitzki (27, 4th inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 0 out), Stewart, I (24, 6th inning off Cain, M, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Tulowitzki 6; Barmes 2; Torrealba, Y; Stewart, I 4; Fowler.
RBI: Tulowitzki (78), Barmes (72), Stewart, I 2 (66).
2-out RBI: Barmes; Stewart, I 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hawpe; Helton; De La Rosa, J; Barmes.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gonzalez, C (16, 2nd base off Cain, M/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Tulowitzki (7, throw).
DP: 2 (Stewart, I-Barmes-Helton, Tulowitzki-Helton).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Torres, A, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .292
Sandoval, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .322
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .265
  2-Whiteside, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213
Uribe, 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .290
  3-Velez, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Renteria, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .250
Rowand, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .265
  c-Winn, PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .265
Schierholtz, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .271
Cain, M, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .140
  a-Aurilia, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .230
  1-Lewis, F, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
  Runzler, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  b-Garko, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 3 6 2 2 10 18  

a-Singled for Cain, M in the 6th. b-Flied out for Affeldt in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Rowand in the 9th.
1-Ran for Aurilia in the 6th. 2-Ran for Molina, B in the 9th. 3-Ran for Uribe in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Torres, A (5, De La Rosa, J).
TB: Sandoval; Sanchez, F; Molina, B; Uribe; Torres, A 2; Aurilia.
RBI: Molina, B (74), Winn (49).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sandoval 2; Schierholtz.
GIDP: Renteria.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Velez (7, 2nd base off Betancourt/Torrealba, Y).

FIELDING
E: Rowand (3, fielding), Molina, B (5, throw), Renteria (14, fielding).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
De La Rosa, J (W, 15-9) 8.0 3 0 0 2 9 0 4.17
Morales, F 0.0 3 3 1 0 0 0 3.00
Betancourt (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M (L, 13-6) 6.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 2.71
Runzler 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Medders 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.26
Affeldt 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.80
Romo 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.30

Morales, F pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.
Medders pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: De La Rosa, J 83, Cain, M 48.
WP: De La Rosa, J, Affeldt.
HBP: Uribe (by De La Rosa, J).
Pitches-strikes: De La Rosa, J 111-75, Morales, F 12-7, Betancourt 18-12, Cain, M 90-62, Runzler 16-12, Medders 2-1, Affeldt 17-11, Romo 7-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa, J 6-4, Morales, F 0-0, Betancourt 2-0, Cain, M 6-8, Runzler 1-0, Medders 0-0, Affeldt 2-0, Romo 0-2.
Batters faced: De La Rosa, J 28, Morales, F 3, Betancourt 4, Cain, M 26, Runzler 4, Medders 1, Affeldt 4, Romo 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Betancourt 2-2, Affeldt 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 38,696.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009

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