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Late rally falls short
Giants 8, Marlins 7
Sergio Mitre allowed five runs and 11 hits in 4 2/3 innings. (Getty Images)
 Hermida's three-run homer
 Olivo's homer
Jeremy Hermida got the Fish on the board early with a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, but the offense ground to a halt until the eighth when Miguel Cabrera, who was benched for the start of the game for disciplinary reasons, hit a pinch-hit RBI single to bring the Marlins to within 1.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (55-70)
Won 5
San Francisco 8, Florida 7   FLA
Florida (56-69)
Lost 6
August 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 0   8 17 1
Florida
4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0   7 10 1
Standings thru 8/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Marlins Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, CF5010005.304
Roberts, LF6120015.268
Winn, RF4110103.287
Klesko, 1B4210224.275
Molina, C5243001.278
Durham, 2B4210125.224
Aurilia, 3B5031014.258
  Correia, P0000000.333
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Vizquel, SS3022100.248
Ortiz, P3011003.176
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Chulk, P1010000.333
  Kline, P0000000.000
  Atchison, P0000000.000
  Feliz, 3B1000000.252
Totals4181775630 

BATTING
2B: Aurilia (16, Mitre), Winn (32, Mitre).
3B: Roberts (7, Wolf).
TB: Davis; Roberts 4; Winn 2; Klesko; Molina 4; Durham; Aurilia 4; Vizquel 2; Ortiz; Chulk.
RBI: Aurilia (28), Vizquel 2 (36), Molina 3 (71), Ortiz (3).
2-out RBI: Molina; Ortiz; Vizquel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz; Durham; Roberts 2; Davis 2; Aurilia; Winn; Klesko.
SF: Vizquel.
GIDP: Winn.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Klesko (4, 2nd base off Mitre/Olivo), Davis (14, 2nd base off Gregg/Olivo).
CS: Vizquel (6, 3rd base by Tankersley/Olivo).

FIELDING
E: Molina (8, throw).
DP: (Aurilia-Durham-Klesko).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4100104.336
De Aza, CF4000013.272
  Gregg, P0000000.000
Willingham, LF4110110.273
Jacobs, 1B4110111.261
Uggla, 2B4121101.247
Hermida, RF3123012.272
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  a-Wood, PH1000010.268
  Ross, RF1000011.297
Olivo, C4121002.239
Amezaga, 3B-CF4110013.265
Mitre, P1000102.091
  Wolf, P0000000.000
  Linden, RF0000100.237
  b-Cabrera, PH-3B1011000.331
Totals3571066719 

a-Struck out for Tankersley in the 8th. b-Singled for Linden in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Amezaga (13, Atchison).
HR: Hermida (11, 1st inning off Ortiz, 2 on, 2 out), Olivo (11, 8th inning off Atchison, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Willingham; Jacobs; Uggla 2; Hermida 5; Olivo 5; Amezaga 2; Cabrera.
RBI: Uggla (70), Hermida 3 (40), Olivo (45), Cabrera (90).
2-out RBI: Uggla; Hermida 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mitre; Hermida; De Aza.
S: De Aza.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez (39, 3rd base off Taschner/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Olivo (10, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Willingham (Durham at home).
DP: (Uggla-Ramirez-Jacobs).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz 4.06542015.51
Taschner (W, 3-1)1.11003305.11
Chulk (H, 9)1.00000103.66
Kline (H, 5)0.10000004.66
Atchison (H, 3)0.23220116.17
Correia (H, 12)0.20000103.90
Wilson (S, 1)1.00001100.00
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mitre 4.211553104.02
Wolf (L, 0-1)0.22110009.64
Lindstrom 1.22000203.51
Tankersley 1.02211205.06
Gregg 1.00001102.96

WP: Tankersley.
HBP: Winn (by Wolf), Davis (by Gregg).
Pitches-strikes: Ortiz 60-35, Taschner 33-18, Chulk 14-7, Kline 1-1, Atchison 19-14, Correia 5-4, Wilson 18-12, Mitre 101-62, Wolf 18-12, Lindstrom 19-14, Tankersley 21-12, Gregg 21-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ortiz 5-7, Taschner 1-0, Chulk 1-1, Kline 0-1, Atchison 0-1, Correia 0-1, Wilson 1-1, Mitre 7-6, Wolf 1-1, Lindstrom 3-0, Tankersley 0-0, Gregg 0-2.
Batters faced: Ortiz 19, Taschner 8, Chulk 3, Kline 1, Atchison 5, Correia 2, Wilson 4, Mitre 27, Wolf 5, Lindstrom 7, Tankersley 5, Gregg 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Chulk 2-0, Correia 1-0, Wolf 3-0, Lindstrom 2-0.
EjectionsFlorida Marlins Pitching Coach Rick Kranitz ejected by HP umpire Paul Schrieber. (5th).
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 24 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:43.
Att: 10,907.

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