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Streak hits four
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Padres 8, Giants 4
Matt Cain regroups after an error resulted in a third-inning run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
After the pageantry of Opening Day at AT&T Park, the Giants gave their fans little to cheer about in losing a fourth straight game as Matt Cain struggled with his command. The players stayed resolute that they can turn things around, and they showed that spirit in a ninth-inning rally.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 04/07: SD 8, SF 4
  • Tue. 04/08: SF 3, SD 2
  • Wed. 04/09: vs SD, 7:15 PM PT
SD
San Diego (5-3)
Won 1
San Diego 8, San Francisco 4   SF
San Francisco (1-6)
Lost 4
April 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2   8 13 0
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   4 6 1
Standings thru 4/7/08  |  Recap: SD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Padres stats  |  Giants stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, RF5000106.241
  Gonzalez, E., P0000000.000
Iguchi, 2B5220012.333
Gonzalez, A, 1B5442010.344
Kouzmanoff, 3B3210121.290
Edmonds, CF5022012.308
Greene, SS3023000.323
Hairston, LF3000202.250
Barrett, C2000115.250
  Bard, C2020000.350
Maddux, P2000022.000
  a-Clark, PH1000011.250
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  b-Crabbe, PH-RF0000100.000
Totals3681376921 

a-Struck out for Maddux in the 8th. b-Walked for Meredith in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Iguchi (3, Cain), Bard (2, Taschner).
3B: Greene (1, Yabu).
HR: Gonzalez, A (2, 1st inning off Cain, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Iguchi 3; Gonzalez, A 7; Kouzmanoff; Edmonds 2; Greene 4; Bard 3.
RBI: Gonzalez, A 2 (6), Edmonds 2 (2), Greene 3 (4).
2-out RBI: Greene.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giles 4; Maddux; Hairston; Iguchi.
S: Maddux.
SF: Greene 2.
GIDP: Barrett.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Maddux-Greene-Gonzalez, A, Greene-Iguchi-Gonzalez, A).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, LF3000100.118
Velez, 2B4110011.273
Rowand, CF3210110.375
Molina, C4123000.240
Lewis, RF3010100.167
Castillo, 3B4010003.269
Aurilia, 1B2000001.190
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  a-Durham, PH1000000.176
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  b-Winn, PH1000000.250
Bocock, SS3000010.211
Cain, P1000010.000
  Ortmeier, 1B2000020.091
Totals31463365 

a-Grounded out for Yabu in the 7th. b-Flied out for Walker in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rowand (2, Maddux), Molina (1, Gonzalez, E.).
3B: Velez (2, Gonzalez, E.).
TB: Velez 3; Rowand 2; Molina 3; Lewis; Castillo.
RBI: Molina 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo.
GIDP: Velez; Castillo.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Castillo (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Roberts (Giles at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Roberts-Aurilia, Velez-Bocock-Ortmeier).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux (W, 1-0)7.03112502.77
Meredith 1.00000100.00
Gonzalez, E. 1.033310015.43
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 0-1)4.17545513.60
Yabu 2.22110205.06
Taschner 1.01000202.70
Wilson 0.23221009.00
Walker 0.10000000.00

WP: Cain.
IBB: Hairston (by Cain).
HBP: Kouzmanoff (by Wilson).
Pitches-strikes: Maddux 94-58, Meredith 11-8, Gonzalez, E. 25-15, Cain 97-56, Yabu 36-26, Taschner 15-9, Wilson 27-16, Walker 2-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 14-2, Meredith 0-2, Gonzalez, E. 2-1, Cain 1-7, Yabu 5-1, Taschner 0-1, Wilson 0-2, Walker 0-1.
Batters faced: Maddux 25, Meredith 3, Gonzalez, E. 6, Cain 25, Yabu 9, Taschner 4, Wilson 7, Walker 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Yabu 3-0, Walker 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 59 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 42,861.

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