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Errors do damage
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Giants 5, Diamondbacks 4
Chris Young greets Mark Reynolds after his first-inning homer. (Matt York/AP)
The D-backs committed three errors, with two of them leading to runs, including Esmerling Vasquez's errant throw after colliding with Ryan Roberts. Arizona then couldn't complete a double play to end the frame, and the Giants scored what proved to be the winning run on the play.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 09/21: SF 5, ARI 4
  • Tue. 09/22: ARI 10, SF 8
  • Wed. 09/23: vs SF, 7:10 PM MST
SF
San Francisco (81-69)
Won 1
San Francisco 5, Arizona 4   ARI
Arizona (65-86)
Lost 3
September 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0   5 8 1
Arizona
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0   4 9 3
Standings thru 9/21/09  |  Recap: SF | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  D-backs stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, LF-2B 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 .273
Sanchez, F, 2B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .293
  Frandsen, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .156
  a-Lewis, F, PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .266
  Torres, A, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Winn, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Bowker, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .190
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sandoval, 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .323
Molina, B, C 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .262
Uribe, SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .291
Ishikawa, 1B 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 .266
Rowand, CF 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .266
Zito, P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .122
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Runzler, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Schierholtz, RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .272
Totals 34 5 8 4 6 4 20  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Frandsen in the 8th. b-Flied out for Romo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval (43, Buckner).
TB: Velez; Sandoval 3; Sanchez, F; Molina, B; Uribe 2; Rowand.
RBI: Velez (28), Molina, B (75), Rowand (63), Lewis, F (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uribe 2; Frandsen 2; Zito; Bowker.
SAC: Zito.
SF: Rowand.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sandoval (5, 2nd base off Buckner/Hester).
PO: Velez (1st base by Buckner).

FIELDING
E: Uribe (9, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Velez (Reynolds, Ma at 3rd base).
DP: (Frandsen-Uribe-Ishikawa).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, Ch, CF 4 1 2 0 1 2 2 .208
Drew, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .259
Upton, J, RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 3 .305
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 3 .267
Roberts, R, 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 .281
  Ojeda, 2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235
Byrnes, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .210
Allen, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211
  c-Ryal, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Hester, C 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .350
Buckner, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
  Rosales, L, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Carlin, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .176
  Petit, Y, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .037
  b-Romero, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
  Schlereth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Boyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Parra, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .293
Totals 35 4 9 4 4 7 22  

a-Walked for Rosales, L in the 5th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Petit, Y in the 6th. c-Flied out for Allen in the 8th. d-Struck out for Boyer in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hester (2, Zito).
HR: Reynolds, Ma (43, 1st inning off Zito, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, Ch 2; Reynolds, Ma 4; Hester 3; Roberts, R 2; Drew; Upton, J.
RBI: Reynolds, Ma 2 (99), Upton, J 2 (82).
2-out RBI: Reynolds, Ma 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Roberts, R.
GIDP: Drew.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Allen (2, fielding), Roberts, R (6, fielding), Vasquez, E (1, throw).
Pickoffs: Buckner (Velez at 1st base).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito 4.1 6 4 3 3 4 1 3.99
Howry 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.41
Runzler 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Romo (W, 5-2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.06
Affeldt (H, 32) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.75
Wilson, Br (S, 35) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.61
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buckner 4.1 6 4 3 3 3 0 6.75
Rosales, L 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.65
Petit, Y 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.85
Schlereth 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.04
Vasquez, E (L, 3-3) 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 4.56
Boyer 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.41

IBB: Velez (by Vasquez, E).
HBP: Rowand (by Buckner).
Pitches-strikes: Zito 92-57, Howry 21-12, Runzler 15-10, Romo 6-4, Affeldt 16-8, Wilson, Br 25-17, Buckner 104-64, Rosales, L 13-7, Petit, Y 10-5, Schlereth 18-10, Vasquez, E 23-12, Boyer 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 4-1, Howry 0-2, Runzler 1-1, Romo 0-1, Affeldt 1-1, Wilson, Br 0-0, Buckner 7-2, Rosales, L 1-1, Petit, Y 2-1, Schlereth 1-1, Vasquez, E 1-1, Boyer 2-0.
Batters faced: Zito 21, Howry 5, Runzler 3, Romo 2, Affeldt 4, Wilson, Br 4, Buckner 24, Rosales, L 3, Petit, Y 3, Schlereth 3, Vasquez, E 6, Boyer 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-0, Runzler 1-0, Romo 1-0, Rosales, L 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 105 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:32.
Att: 25,384.
Venue: Chase Field.
September 21, 2009
September 21, 2009

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