Pablo Sandoval cranks a two-run homer in the first inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Chris Haft / MLB.com
Matt Cain notched his NL-best ninth win while tossing his third complete game of the year as the Giants swept the A's for the first time since 2001. Pablo Sandoval's two-run shot in the first was all Cain needed, and Nate Schierholtz added an inside-the-park homer.
a-Struck out for Anderson, B in the 5th. b-Reached on error for Gonzalez, E in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Cabrera, O (10, Cain, M), Cust (9, Cain, M). HR: Cust (11, 1st inning off Cain, M, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Cust 6; Hannahan; Cabrera, O 2. RBI: Cust (34). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, R; Holliday. Team RISP: 0-for-2. Team LOB:
Game Scores: Anderson, B , Cain, M . Pitches-strikes: Anderson, B 85-51, Gonzalez, E 24-16, Bailey, A 16-10, Cain, M 119-87. Groundouts-flyouts: Anderson, B 2-2, Gonzalez, E 5-2, Bailey, A 1-0, Cain, M 5-10. Batters faced: Anderson, B 20, Gonzalez, E 10, Bailey, A 4, Cain, M 31. Umpires: HP: D.J. Reyburn.
1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Bill Welke. Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 11 mph,
Out to CF. T: 2:09. Att: 37,728. Venue: AT&T Park. June 14, 2009 June 14, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner