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Rowand gets key shot
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Giants 6, Rockies 3
Jonathan Sanchez celebrates getting a double play to end the fifth. (David Zalubowski/AP)
The Giants sliced their National League Wild Card deficit to one game after tallying three runs in the first and then getting Aaron Rowand's three-run homer off emergency reliever Josh Fogg. Jonathan Sanchez struck out eight in five innings while getting his fourth win in six decisions.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (67-55)
Won 1
San Francisco 6, Colorado 3   COL
Colorado (68-54)
Lost 1
August 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   6 10 1
Colorado
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   3 9 3
Standings thru 8/21/09  |  Recap: SF | COL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Rockies stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281
Renteria, SS 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .262
Sandoval, 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 4 .330
Molina, B, C 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .261
Schierholtz, RF 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 .298
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  b-Garko, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ishikawa, 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 .262
Rowand, CF 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 .280
Uribe, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .276
Sanchez, J, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .033
  a-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Winn, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Totals 37 6 10 6 4 3 18  

a-Struck out for Sanchez, J in the 6th. b-Struck out for Affeldt in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Molina, B (23, Cook).
HR: Rowand (11, 4th inning off Fogg, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Sandoval; Ishikawa; Molina, B 3; Uribe; Rowand 6; Renteria 2.
RBI: Molina, B (64), Schierholtz (24), Ishikawa (32), Rowand 3 (51).
2-out RBI: Ishikawa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schierholtz; Velez 2; Ishikawa 2; Sandoval 2.
SF: Schierholtz.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Renteria (6, 2nd base off Fogg/Iannetta).

FIELDING
E: Velez (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Renteria-Uribe-Ishikawa, Affeldt-Molina, B-Ishikawa).

 
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fowler, CF 2 2 2 0 3 0 0 .274
Spilborghs, LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .249
Helton, 1B 5 0 3 0 0 0 4 .322
Atkins, G, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .226
Hawpe, RF 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .302
  Eaton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Smith, S, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .294
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Quintanilla, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .174
Barmes, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .249
Iannetta, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .222
Stewart, I, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .223
Cook, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .119
  Fogg, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125
  Gonzalez, C, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Totals 34 3 9 2 6 12 20  

a-Homered for Eaton in the 8th. b-Struck out for Beimel in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Iannetta (12, Affeldt).
HR: Smith, S (10, 8th inning off Affeldt, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Iannetta 2; Atkins, G; Barmes; Smith, S 4; Fowler 2; Helton 3.
RBI: Smith, S (32), Atkins, G (39).
2-out RBI: Atkins, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barmes; Iannetta; Stewart, I; Quintanilla.
GIDP: Spilborghs, Helton.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Stewart, I (8, fielding), Fowler (4, fielding), Spilborghs (4, throw).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, J (W, 6-10) 5.0 2 1 0 4 8 0 4.30
Medders 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.49
Romo 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.84
Affeldt (H, 26) 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 1.93
Wilson, Br 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 2.86
 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cook (L, 10-6) 3.0 3 4 4 2 0 0 4.47
Fogg 3.0 4 2 1 0 1 1 2.25
Eaton 2.0 3 0 0 2 1 0 7.85
Beimel 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.64

Romo pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Cook pitched to 1 batter in the 4th.

WP: Romo, Eaton.
HBP: Gonzalez, C (by Medders).
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez, J 91-54, Medders 29-17, Romo 7-3, Affeldt 28-15, Wilson, Br 22-16, Cook 47-27, Fogg 45-34, Eaton 42-24, Beimel 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sanchez, J 2-4, Medders 2-1, Romo 0-0, Affeldt 3-0, Wilson, Br 0-0, Cook 5-3, Fogg 6-2, Eaton 1-1, Beimel 1-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez, J 20, Medders 8, Romo 1, Affeldt 6, Wilson, Br 6, Cook 14, Fogg 14, Eaton 11, Beimel 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Romo 2-0, Affeldt 3-0, Fogg 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 43,666.
Venue: Coors Field.
August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009

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