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Rockies 4, Giants 2
Edgar Renteria supplied all the Giants' offense with a two-run homer. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Tim Lincecum, who didn't allow a hit until one out in the sixth inning, pitched through five walks and a hit batter for a solid effort, but a two-run homer he gave up in the seventh cost him and the Giants a chance to make up a game in the NL West and Wild Card chases.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (67-57)
Lost 2
Colorado 4, San Francisco 2   COL
Colorado (70-54)
Won 2
August 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 X   4 4 0
Standings thru 8/23/09  |  Recap: SF | COL  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Rockies stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .276
Winn, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .269
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .332
Molina, B, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .261
Schierholtz, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .292
Garko, 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .275
  Ishikawa, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260
Rowand, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .280
Renteria, SS 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 .260
Lincecum, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .164
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 2 6 2 2 11 12  

BATTING
2B: Velez (8, Jimenez, U).
HR: Renteria (3, 2nd inning off Jimenez, U, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Velez 2; Sandoval; Garko; Winn; Molina, B; Renteria 4.
RBI: Renteria 2 (42).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schierholtz; Molina, B.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sandoval (5, 2nd base by Jimenez, U/Iannetta).

FIELDING
E: Ishikawa (3, throw).

 
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Smith, S, LF 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .297
  Spilborghs, LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251
Fowler, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .274
Helton, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .321
Tulowitzki, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .276
Hawpe, RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .302
Stewart, I, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .227
Iannetta, C 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 .221
Quintanilla, 2B 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .167
  a-Atkins, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .225
  Street, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jimenez, U, P 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .234
  b-Barmes, PH-2B 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .251
Totals 28 4 4 4 6 8 21  

a-Struck out for Quintanilla in the 8th. b-Hit by pitch for Jimenez, U in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Smith, S (11, 7th inning off Lincecum, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Tulowitzki; Stewart, I; Smith, S 4; Helton.
RBI: Stewart, I (59), Smith, S 2 (35), Barmes (66).
2-out RBI: Stewart, I; Barmes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quintanilla; Iannetta; Spilborghs 2.
SAC: Jimenez, U.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Iannetta-Tulowitzki).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum (L, 12-4) 7.0 3 3 3 5 7 1 2.43
Affeldt 0.1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.91
Romo 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.70
 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jimenez, U (W, 12-9) 8.0 6 2 2 2 9 1 3.36
Street (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.08

WP: Lincecum.
HBP: Iannetta (by Lincecum), Barmes (by Romo).
Pitches-strikes: Lincecum 121-70, Affeldt 22-12, Romo 9-6, Jimenez, U 119-73, Street 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lincecum 5-8, Affeldt 2-0, Romo 1-0, Jimenez, U 8-3, Street 0-1.
Batters faced: Lincecum 30, Affeldt 4, Romo 3, Jimenez, U 31, Street 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Romo 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:46.
Att: 48,704.
Venue: Coors Field.
August 23, 2009
August 23, 2009

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