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Giants trim deficit
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Giants 5, Diamondbacks 2
Pablo Sandoval scores a run past Miguel Montero in the second inning. (Christian Petersen/Getty)
The Giants pulled four games behind the Rockies in the Wild Card race thanks to the hot bat of Juan Uribe, who notched an RBI double and a two-run homer, both times cashing in a walk to Pablo Sandoval. Jonathan Sanchez contributed 5 1/3 strong innings to the victory.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (82-70)
Won 1
San Francisco 5, Arizona 2   ARI
Arizona (66-87)
Lost 1
September 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0   5 4 0
Arizona
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 8 1
Standings thru 9/23/09  |  Recap: SF | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  D-backs stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, 2B-LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .274
Torres, A, CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 .268
Winn, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Sandoval, 3B 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .326
Uribe, SS 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .293
Bowker, LF 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .178
  b-Frandsen, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .146
Ishikawa, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263
Whiteside, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200
Sanchez, J, P 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .053
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Lewis, F, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .265
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  c-Schierholtz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 5 4 4 6 7 12  

a-Walked for Howry in the 7th. b-Lined out for Bowker in the 8th. c-Struck out for Affeldt in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Uribe (25, Mulvey).
HR: Uribe (14, 6th inning off Mulvey, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sandoval; Uribe 6; Torres, A.
RBI: Uribe 3 (50), Sandoval (84).
2-out RBI: Sandoval.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Velez 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, Ch, CF 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .206
Roberts, R, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .285
Upton, J, RF 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .304
Montero, M, C 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .298
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .266
Ryal, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .294
Byrnes, LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .213
  a-Parra, G, PH-LF 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .292
Ojeda, SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .239
Mulvey, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
  Boyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Romero, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
  Schlereth, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Augenstein, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Tracy, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .226
Totals 34 2 8 2 2 16 18  

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Byrnes in the 6th. b-Struck out for Boyer in the 7th. c-Struck out for Augenstein in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Ryal (2, Sanchez, J).
TB: Ojeda 2; Reynolds, Ma; Roberts, R 2; Montero, M; Byrnes; Ryal 3.
RBI: Ryal (5), Parra, G (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reynolds, Ma; Mulvey; Young, Ch.
SF: Parra, G.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Ryal (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Parra, G (Sandoval at 2nd base).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, J (W, 7-12) 5.1 6 2 2 2 9 0 4.25
Howry (H, 9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
Romo (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.94
Affeldt (H, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.72
Wilson, Br (S, 36) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.57
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mulvey (L, 0-2) 6.0 2 3 3 4 4 1 8.84
Boyer 1.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 4.33
Schlereth 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6.61
Augenstein 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.31

HBP: Whiteside (by Mulvey).
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez, J 84-62, Howry 11-8, Romo 24-15, Affeldt 9-7, Wilson, Br 22-15, Mulvey 103-64, Boyer 26-19, Schlereth 12-7, Augenstein 10-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sanchez, J 1-3, Howry 0-1, Romo 0-1, Affeldt 1-0, Wilson, Br 0-0, Mulvey 9-3, Boyer 1-1, Schlereth 1-0, Augenstein 2-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez, J 24, Howry 2, Romo 4, Affeldt 3, Wilson, Br 4, Mulvey 25, Boyer 6, Schlereth 4, Augenstein 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Kerwin Danley. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 95 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 25,860.
Venue: Chase Field.
September 23, 2009
September 23, 2009

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