San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Hunter Pence blasted a go-ahead two-run
homer in the top of the ninth inning as the San Francisco Giants rallied for a
7-5 win over the San Diego Padres in the finale of a three-game series at
With San Francisco trailing 5-4, Xavier Nady roped a pinch-hit solo homer over
the wall in right-center field off Huston Street (2-1) to tie the game at 5-5.
Francisco Peguero followed with an infield hit and Pence crushed a fastball
over the wall in straightaway center field to give the Giants the lead.
Shane Loux (1-0) earned the win with a scoreless eighth inning and Sergio Romo
worked around a two-out single in the ninth to lock down his 13th save of the
Gregor Blanco, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford and Aubrey Huff all knocked in a
run for the Giants, who have won four of their last five games.
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