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 (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, Ch; Drew,
S 2; Upton, J 2; Montero 2; Parra, G 2; Roberts, R 5; Allen 4. RBI: Montero (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; Young, Ch 2. SAC: Upton, J. SF: Montero. GIDP: Parra, G. Team
RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING CS: Parra, G (6, 2nd base by Marquis/Torrealba).
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