Bengie Molina talks to Matt Cain in the three-run fourth inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Chris Haft / MLB.com
Eugenio Velez extended his hitting streak to 15 games, but for the first time since mid-June, the Giants suffered a home series defeat. Matt Cain gave up five runs in a home start for only the second time this season, while the offense hit into three double plays.
Game Scores: Harang , Cain, M . WP: Harang, Cain, M, Valdez, M. IBB: Tatum (by Valdez, M). Pitches-strikes: Harang 104-70, Masset 5-4, Cordero, F 11-8, Cain, M 101-69, Valdez, M 20-9, Miller, Ju 13-7. Groundouts-flyouts: Harang 8-2, Masset 1-1, Cordero, F 1-0, Cain, M 6-4, Valdez, M 1-0, Miller, Ju 1-1. Batters faced: Harang 29, Masset 2, Cordero, F 4, Cain, M 30, Valdez, M 6, Miller, Ju 3. Inherited runners-scored: Masset 3-1. Ejections: Cincinnati Reds shortstop Alex Gonzalez ejected by HP umpire D. J. Reyburn (7th) Umpires:
HP: D.J. Reyburn. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Jerry Layne. Weather: 76 degrees, sunny. Wind:
12 mph, Out to RF. T: 2:30. Att: 36,705. Venue: AT&T Park. August 9, 2009 August 9, 2009
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