Bengie Molina had an RBI on a double, single and home run against the Reds. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Chris Haft / MLB.com
A Eugenio Velez solo shot and a Bengie Molina RBI single pushed the Giants on top of the Reds in the sixth inning, and unlike Friday's aberration, they played it clean late and held on to even the series. Barry Zito continued his strong second-half pitching through six-plus innings.
BATTING 2B: Molina, B (21, Arroyo). HR: Velez (3, 6th inning off Arroyo, 0 on, 0 out), Molina,
B (13, 8th inning off Fisher, C, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Velez 5; Sanchez, F; Molina, B 7; Lewis, F 2. RBI:
Molina, B 3 (60), Velez (11). 2-out RBI: Molina, B. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ishikawa;
Sandoval, P; Rowand. GIDP: Rowand. Team RISP: 2-for-6. Team LOB: 6.
Velez (2, 2nd base off Arroyo/Hanigan).
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