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Molina comes through
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Giants 4, Diamondbacks 3
Bengie Molina watches his three-run homer in the eighth inning. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Bengie Molina drilled a pinch-hit three-run home run with two outs in the eighth inning, giving the Giants a victory over the D-backs. San Francisco is three games back in the NL Wild Card standings. Jonathan Sanchez allowed three runs over seven innings.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (55-72)
Lost 2
San Francisco 4, Arizona 3   SF
San Francisco (69-58)
Won 2
August 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   3 7 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 X   4 5 2
Standings thru 8/26/09  |  Recap: ARI | SF  |  Gameday  |  D-backs stats  |  Giants stats
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, R, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .296
Ojeda, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .237
Drew, S, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261
Upton, J, RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .301
Montero, C 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 .289
Ryal, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .304
  Allen, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Parra, G, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .283
  Qualls, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Romero, CF-LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .273
Davis, D, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 4 .143
  Oeltjen, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Totals 35 3 7 3 2 10 15  

BATTING
2B: Upton, J (23, Sanchez, J).
HR: Roberts, R (6, 1st inning off Sanchez, J, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts, R 4; Upton, J 2; Montero; Ryal; Parra, G 2; Romero.
RBI: Roberts, R (18), Parra, G (46), Romero (14).
2-out RBI: Parra, G; Romero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Montero 2; Roberts, R; Davis, D 2; Parra, G.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ojeda (3, 2nd base off Sanchez, J/Whiteside).

FIELDING
DP: (Drew, S-Roberts, R-Ryal).

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .275
Renteria, SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .260
Winn, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .270
Garko, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272
  b-Molina, B, PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .263
  Medders, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rowand, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .276
Rohlinger, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Uribe, 2B 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .270
Whiteside, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228
Sanchez, J, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .063
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
  Ishikawa, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Totals 28 4 5 4 4 5 7  

a-Grounded out for Miller, Ju in the 8th. b-Homered for Garko in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Uribe (8, 7th inning off Davis, D, 0 on, 2 out), Molina, B (16, 8th inning off Qualls, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Velez; Winn; Molina, B 4; Uribe 4; Sanchez, J.
RBI: Uribe (31), Molina, B 3 (67).
2-out RBI: Uribe; Molina, B 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria.
GIDP: Rohlinger.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Whiteside 2 (4, throw, throw).

 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davis, D 7.2 4 3 3 4 5 1 3.75
Qualls (BS, 5)(L, 2-2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.73
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, J 7.0 6 3 3 2 9 1 4.27
Miller, Ju (W, 3-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.91
Medders (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.44

WP: Sanchez, J 2, Miller, Ju.
IBB: Ryal (by Sanchez, J).
Pitches-strikes: Davis, D 98-60, Qualls 4-4, Sanchez, J 110-72, Miller, Ju 12-7, Medders 7-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davis, D 8-5, Qualls 1-0, Sanchez, J 7-4, Miller, Ju 2-0, Medders 1-1.
Batters faced: Davis, D 30, Qualls 2, Sanchez, J 30, Miller, Ju 4, Medders 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:18.
Att: 27,645.
August 26, 2009

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