Jason Marquis tied a club record with five consecutive strikeouts. (Aaron J. Latham/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
Though Jason Marquis was ineffective, the Rox kept the game tied until the seventh. With two out and two on, Arizona's Gerardo Parra hit a fly ball to left. Brad Hawpe got a glove on it, but couldn't haul it in, and the D-backs took the lead. The Giants won and moved to within 2 1/2 games of the Rox in the Wild Card race.
a-Struck out for Mulvey in the 4th. b-Walked for Schlereth in the 6th. c-Popped out for Schoeneweis in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Montero, M (30, Marquis), Upton, J (29, Marquis), Parra, G (18, Daley). HR: Allen (4, 4th inning off Marquis, 1 on, 2 out), Roberts, R (7, 8th inning off Belisle, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Young, C; Allen 4; Parra, G 2; Roberts, R 5; Montero, M 2; Drew 2; Upton, J 2. RBI: Montero, M (54), Roberts, R 2 (24), Allen 2 (12), Parra, G 2 (56). 2-out RBI: Roberts, R; Allen 2; Parra, G 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reynolds, Ma; Montero, M; Young, C 2. SAC: Upton, J. SF: Montero, M. GIDP: Parra, G. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING CS: Parra, G (6, 2nd base by Marquis/Torrealba).