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Cain sharp in loss
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Dodgers 2, Giants 1
J.T. Snow embraces former teammate Rich Aurilia prior to Saturday's game. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Matt Cain probably deserved a better fate than his 14th loss in his final start of the season, but with little run support from the Giants' offense, the young right-hander remained winless in his career vs. the rival Dodgers. Only Randy Winn's homer in the fourth backed Cain, but it was not enough.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (84-77)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 2, San Francisco 1   SF
San Francisco (71-90)
Lost 1
September 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 10 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 9/27/08  |  Recap: LAD | SF  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Giants stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .357
  Billingsley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095
  b-Pierre, PH-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
DeWitt, 2B 4 1 3 2 1 1 0 .266
  Hu, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .181
Ramirez, M, LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .332
  Ozuna, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .253
  c-Loney, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
Kent, 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .280
  Garciaparra, 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .264
  Saito, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ethier, RF 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 .302
  Repko, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Martin, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279
Kemp, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .292
Blake, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .275
Maddux, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .109
  a-Berroa, PH-SS-2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
Totals 35 2 10 2 5 8 24  

a-Bunted out for Maddux in the 7th. b-Doubled for Billingsley in the 9th. c-Flied out for Ozuna in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (37, Cain, M), Pierre (10, Yabu).
3B: Kemp (5, Sadler, B).
HR: DeWitt (9, 3rd inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Pierre 2; Kent; Furcal 2; DeWitt 6; Kemp 3; Blake; Ethier 2.
RBI: DeWitt 2 (52).
2-out RBI: DeWitt.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ethier; Maddux 2; Kemp; Garciaparra 2; Blake.
GIDP: Martin, R.
Team RISP: 1-for-13.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Furcal (3, 2nd base by Cain, M/Molina, B).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kemp (Velez at 2nd base).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .305
Velez, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .258
Schierholtz, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .310
Molina, B, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
Snow, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ishikawa, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
Rowand, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273
Aurilia, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
Vizquel, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .220
Cain, M, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .113
  Sadler, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Yabu, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hinshaw, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Sandoval, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .340
Totals 28 1 4 1 0 5 0  

a-Struck out for Walker, T in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Winn (10, 4th inning off Maddux, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Velez; Schierholtz; Winn 4; Vizquel.
RBI: Winn (63).

BASERUNNING
CS: Vizquel (4, 2nd base by Maddux/Martin, R), Schierholtz (1, 2nd base by Billingsley/Martin, R).

FIELDING
DP: (Cain, M-Vizquel-Ishikawa).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maddux (W, 8-13) 6.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 4.22
Billingsley (H, 1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.14
Saito (S, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.49
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M (L, 8-14) 7.0 8 2 2 4 6 1 3.76
Sadler, B 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.06
Yabu 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.57
Hinshaw 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.40
Walker, T 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.56

IBB: Blake (by Cain, M), DeWitt (by Yabu).
Pitches-strikes: Maddux 47-38, Billingsley 23-16, Saito 11-7, Cain, M 114-71, Sadler, B 18-12, Yabu 13-5, Hinshaw 4-3, Walker, T 2-2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Maddux 10-2, Billingsley 0-2, Saito 1-1, Cain, M 3-6, Sadler, B 1-1, Yabu 0-0, Hinshaw 0-1, Walker, T 0-0.
Batters faced: Maddux 19, Billingsley 6, Saito 3, Cain, M 31, Sadler, B 4, Yabu 3, Hinshaw 1, Walker, T 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Hinshaw 2-0, Walker, T 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Shawn Rakos. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 38,673.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 27, 2008
September 27, 2008

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