Melky Cabrera snaps an 0-for-12 hitless streak with an RBI triple, and scored, in the first inning.
With 13 hits tonight, including 2 triples, the Giants got the job done – beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4 to 2.
Nate Schierholtz went 3 for 3 with his 6th RBI of the season.
Angel Pagan hit his third triple of the homestand.
Emmanuel Burriss had an RBI in back-to-back games for the 1st time since 5/27/09 vs. ATL and 5/29/09 vs. STL.
Buster Posey went 3-for-4 and has recorded back-to-back 3-hit games for the 1st time since May 29-30, 2010.
Aubrey Huff singled on a line drive to center field in the third inning.
Pablo Sandoval extended his hitting streak to 11 games with a leadoff double in 5th inning.
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (1-1, 3.97) will face Phillies’ right-hander Joe Blanton (1-1, 2.35).
CALLING AT&T...LHP Madison Bumgarner will make his 1st start at AT&T Park this season...Bumgarner posted a 7-1 record while fashioning a 1.26 ERA (8er, 57.0ip) over his final 8 2011 starts in this facility...his 1.26 ERA at home during that span ranked as the 2nd-best in the Majors after the All-Star break.
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BURRELL’S BACK...Tonight, former Giants and Phillies outfielder, Pat Burrell will be in attendance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch...Burrell will sign a one-day minor league contract and retire with the Phillies on May 19 at Citizens Bank Park.
April 17, 2001 -- Barry Bonds becomes the 17th major leaguer, as well as the 4th Giant, to join the 500 home run club...
Bonds’ 2-run, 8th-inning HR off Terry Adams goes into McCovey Cove to lead Giants past Dodgers 3-2.
DAN OTERO...Allowed a single in 2.0-scoreless innings of relief last night... Combined to go 3-4 with a 2.31 ERA (19er, 74.0ip) and 13 saves in 56 games between double-A Richmond and triple-A Fresno last season.
ALL 10...OF Melky Cabrera, IF Brandon Crawford, OF Angel Pagan and IF Pablo San- doval are the only players to have appeared in all 10 games this season for the Giants.