Giants Cactus League Game #34
San Francisco 4, Oakland 2
San Francisco, CA. – The Giants took the first of three exhibition games vs. the A’s tonight as they topped Oakland 4-2. LHP Madison Bumgarner made his final start of the spring as he allowed 2 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks with 7 strikeouts in 4.0 innings. However, it was RHP Santiago Casilla that took the win as he tossed a perfect 7th inning. LF Melky Cabrera (.359) hit a solo HR in the 6th to put the Giants on the board. Cabrera finished the game going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI. The Giants took the lead in the 7th as CF Angel Pagan (.174) hit a fielder’s choice groundout to score RF Nate Schierholtz (.213). 1B Brandon Belt was the only other Giant to record a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-3 with a double.
Tomorrow, the Giants will play the second of three exhibition games against the Oakland A’s with a 7:35 p.m. start at The Coliseum. RHP Matt Cain will take the hill against RHP Tyson Ross.