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Velez hits in clutch
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Giants 5, Diamondbacks 4
Eugenio Velez (left) celebrates after winning the game with a walk-off single. (AP)
After the Giants built a two-run cushion in the eighth, Chris Snyder deflated it with a game-tying homer, but they were not demoralized. Pablo Sandoval led off the ninth with a single, and then he chugged around from second to score on Eugenio Velez's walk-off single.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (71-73)
Lost 5
San Francisco 5, Arizona 4   SF
San Francisco (64-80)
Won 4
September 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   4 7 1
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1   5 12 0
Standings thru 9/9/08  |  Recap: ARI | SF  |  Gameday  |  Diamondbacks stats  |  Giants stats
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .281
Eckstein, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
Jackson, C, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .294
Dunn, A, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .240
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 .242
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rauch, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Salazar, J, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Young, Ch, CF 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 .246
Snyder, C, C 4 2 3 2 0 1 2 .247
Upton, J, RF 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .242
  Qualls, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ojeda, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
Davis, D, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .108
  Romero, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
  Cruz, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 4 7 4 3 11 9  

BATTING
2B: Snyder, C (20, Zito).
HR: Snyder, C (15, 9th inning off Wilson, Br, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, Ch 2; Jackson, C; Davis, D; Snyder, C 7.
RBI: Davis, D (3), Drew (57), Snyder, C 2 (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Eckstein; Snyder, C.
SF: Drew.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Reynolds, Ma (29, throw).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 .312
Ochoa, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .214
  c-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .281
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Aurilia, 3B 5 0 3 1 0 1 0 .284
McClain, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .316
Rowand, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .275
Sandoval, C 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .349
Schierholtz, RF 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .480
Vizquel, SS 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .194
Zito, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .133
  a-Molina, B, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .289
  1-Gillaspie, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Yabu, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Roberts, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
  Velez, 2B 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .232
Totals 38 5 12 5 4 5 20  

a-Singled for Zito in the 6th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Yabu in the 8th. c-Singled for Ochoa in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina, B in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Vizquel (8, Pena, R).
3B: Schierholtz (1, Davis, D).
TB: Velez; Zito; Sandoval; Lewis, F; Molina, B; Rowand; Schierholtz 3; Winn; Vizquel 2; Aurilia 3.
RBI: Zito (2), Molina, B (83), Lewis, F (40), Aurilia (46), Velez (20).
2-out RBI: Zito.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn; Sandoval; Ochoa 2; Schierholtz; Rowand.
SAC: Roberts.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 15.

 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davis, D 5.1 6 2 2 2 2 0 4.53
Qualls 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.17
Pena, R 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 3.97
Rauch (L, 4-7) 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.97
Cruz, J 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.89
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito 6.0 5 2 2 3 9 0 5.35
Yabu 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.61
Wilson, Br (BS, 4)(W, 3-2) 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 4.29

WP: Qualls.
IBB: Upton, J (by Zito), Vizquel (by Davis, D), Winn (by Pena, R).
HBP: Rowand (by Davis, D), Schierholtz (by Davis, D).
Pitches-strikes: Davis, D 83-48, Qualls 21-16, Pena, R 20-12, Rauch 6-2, Cruz, J 8-6, Zito 112-62, Yabu 18-15, Wilson, Br 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davis, D 5-5, Qualls 3-0, Pena, R 2-0, Rauch 0-0, Cruz, J 0-0, Zito 3-2, Yabu 0-1, Wilson, Br 3-0.
Batters faced: Davis, D 27, Qualls 7, Pena, R 7, Rauch 2, Cruz, J 2, Zito 26, Yabu 6, Wilson, Br 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 2-0, Cruz, J 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 61 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 11 mph, Varies.
T: 2:47.
Att: 30,518.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 9, 2008
September 9, 2008

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