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Giants use Cain, smack Rangers into 2-0 hole

Matt Cain hasn't allowed an earned run in the postseason, and thanks to that, the Giants surged within two wins of a World Series title. Edgar Renteria homered and hit a two-run single to spark a big eighth inning.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Andrus, SS3000101.167
Young, M, 3B4010001.125
Hamilton, CF4010001.125
Cruz, N, RF4000022.111
Kinsler, 2B4010002.250
Murphy, Dv, LF3000101.250
Treanor, C3000001.000
b-Francoeur, PH1000001.000
Moreland, 1B2010100.600
Wilson, C, P1000002.000
Oliver, D, P0000000.000
a-Borbon, PH1000000.500
O'Day, P0000000.000
Holland, D, P0000000.000
Lowe, M, P0000000.000
Kirkman, P0000000.000
a-Grounded out for Oliver, D in the 8th. b-Flied out for Treanor in the 9th.
Torres, A, CF5011011.222
Sanchez, F, 2B5000022.400
Posey, C4110020.222
Burrell, LF2000110.000
Schierholtz, RF01001001.000
Ross, C, RF-LF2210201.286
Huff, 1B3101103.429
Uribe, 3B3112111.286
Renteria, SS4223011.429
Cain, M, P3010011.333
Lopez, Jav, P0000000.000
a-Fontenot, PH0000000.000
b-Rowand, PH11120001.000
Mota, P0000000.000
a-Batted for Lopez, Jav in the 8th. b-Tripled for Fontenot in the 8th.
2B: Kinsler (1, Cain, M).
TB: Kinsler 2; Hamilton; Moreland; Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus; Wilson, C; Kinsler 2; Hamilton; Francoeur.
SAC: Wilson, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

SB: Andrus (1, 2nd base off Cain, M/Posey).

2B: Ross, C (1, Wilson, C), Torres, A (2, Kirkman).
3B: Rowand (1, Kirkman).
HR: Renteria (1, 5th inning off Wilson, C, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ross, C 2; Uribe; Rowand 3; Cain, M; Torres, A 2; Renteria 5; Posey.
RBI: Renteria 3 (3), Uribe 2 (5), Huff (2), Rowand 2 (2), Torres, A (1).
2-out RBI: Huff; Uribe; Renteria 2; Rowand 2; Torres, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uribe; Cain, M; Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

Wilson, C(L, 0-1)6.03222413.00
Oliver, D1.01000200.00
Holland, D0.0033300-.--
Lowe, M0.012210067.50
Cain, M(W, 1-0)7.24002200.00
Lopez, Jav(H, 1)0.10000000.00
Wilson, C pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Holland, D pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.
Lowe, M pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Game Scores: Wilson, C , Cain, M .
WP: Cain, M.
IBB: Moreland (by Cain, M).
Pitches-strikes: Wilson, C 101-62, Oliver, D 11-9, O'Day 16-11, Holland, D 13-1, Lowe, M 14-7, Kirkman 12-8, Cain, M 102-66, Lopez, Jav 2-2, Mota 19-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wilson, C 6-6, Oliver, D 1-0, O'Day 0-0, Holland, D 0-0, Lowe, M 0-0, Kirkman 0-0, Cain, M 8-9, Lopez, Jav 0-1, Mota 1-2.
Batters faced: Wilson, C 23, Oliver, D 4, O'Day 3, Holland, D 3, Lowe, M 2, Kirkman 3, Cain, M 29, Lopez, Jav 1, Mota 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 1-1, Holland, D 1-1, Lowe, M 3-3, Kirkman 2-2, Lopez, Jav 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Jeff Kellogg. LF: Gary Darling. RF: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:17.
Att: 43,622.
Venue: AT&T Park.
October 28, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media