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Giants take advantage of chance to move up

Matt Cain pitched seven superb innings vs. the Dodgers and was nearly matched by Chad Billingsley, but the Giants scored late to move a half-game back in both the NL West and Wild Card races.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4000001.303
Theriot, 2B4000011.275
Ethier, RF4121000.288
Gibbons, LF4000021.300
Blake, 3B3000011.253
Loney, 1B3010001.278
Kemp, CF3000011.250
Barajas, C3000010.235
Billingsley, P2010010.145
a-Lindsey, PH1000000.143
Sherrill, P0000000.000
Jansen, P00000001.000
Totals31141076.254
a-Flied out for Billingsley in the 8th.
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Velez, LF3000101.180
Fontenot, 2B4011002.284
Huff, 1B3110120.292
Posey, C3020100.324
Uribe, SS4020002.254
Sandoval, 3B4001026.263
Ross, C, CF4000024.259
Schierholtz, RF4000022.251
Cain, M, P1000000.100
a-Ishikawa, PH1010000.268
1-Burriss, PR0100000.500
Romo, P0000000.000
Wilson, Br, P0000000.000
Totals312723817.257
a-Doubled for Cain, M in the 7th.
1-Ran for Ishikawa in the 7th.
BATTING
HR: Ethier (22, 9th inning off Wilson, Br, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Billingsley; Ethier 5; Loney.
RBI: Ethier (75).
2-out RBI: Ethier.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Theriot (10, fielding).

BATTING
2B: Ishikawa (11, Billingsley), Huff (33, Sherrill).
TB: Ishikawa 2; Uribe 2; Fontenot; Huff 2; Posey 2.
RBI: Fontenot (23), Sandoval (60).
2-out RBI: Fontenot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sandoval 2; Fontenot; Ross, C; Schierholtz.
SAC: Cain, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Fontenot (3, 2nd base by Billingsley/Barajas).

LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley(L, 11-10)7.06112703.55
Sherrill0.01111006.48
Jansen1.00000100.92
Totals8.07223803.93
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain, M(W, 12-10)7.03000503.08
Romo(H, 17)1.00000002.37
Wilson, Br(S, 43)1.01110211.90
Totals9.04110713.50
Sherrill pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Billingsley, Jansen.
IBB: Posey (by Sherrill).
Pitches-strikes: Billingsley 114-72, Sherrill 6-2, Jansen 14-10, Cain, M 91-61, Romo 6-6, Wilson, Br 16-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Billingsley 9-3, Sherrill 0-0, Jansen 1-2, Cain, M 4-5, Romo 1-2, Wilson, Br 0-1.
Batters faced: Billingsley 29, Sherrill 2, Jansen 4, Cain, M 24, Romo 3, Wilson, Br 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Jansen 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 62 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 34,685.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 15, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media