Vogelsong, Giants blank Pirates

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    San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Ryan Vogelsong pitched eight shutout innings to help the San Francisco Giants take a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates to wrap up a three-game series.

    Vogelsong (3-4) gave up just two hits and a walk with five strikeouts, while Sandy Rosario left a man on second in the ninth to complete the shutout for the Giants, who took the final two games of this set after dropping five of six.

    Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run triple while Buster Posey and Joaquin Arias each drove in a run in the win.

    A.J. Burnett (6-9) gave up four runs on eight hits in 7 1/3 innings for the Pirates, who stayed a game ahead of St. Louis for first place in the NL Central as the Cardinals lost to the Braves on Sunday.

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