April 3rd, 2012
San Francisco 3, Oakland 2
Oakland, CA. – The Giants took the second of three exhibition games vs. the A’s tonight as they topped Oakland 3-2. RHP Matt Cain allowed 2 runs on 5 hits and 1 walk with 6 strikeouts in 5.0 innings as he earned his 4th victory in his final start this spring. The Giants got on the board in the 1st inning when RF Gregor Blanco led off with a single and then stole his Cactus League leading 13th stolen base before scoring on 3B Pablo Sandoval’s RBI single. RHP Clay Hensley, LHP Jeremy Affeldt, RHP Guillermo Mota and RHP Sergio Romo each tossed a scoreless inning of relief. 1B Brandon Belt went 1-for-3 with an RBI and has now reached base safely via hit or walk in his last 9 spring games.
Tomorrow, the Giants will play the final of their three exhibition games against the Oakland A’s with a 12:45 p.m. start at AT&T Park. RHP Yusmeiro Petit will take the hill against LHP Tommy Milone.
From Triples Alley, guests are able to watch batting practice from a section of the warning track.
Yesterday, the Giants invited “Rookie” Season Ticketholders to a pregame party to warm up for the season. Held at Triples Alley, the guests enjoyed food, drinks and entertainment before the Giants took on the A’s.