March 2011

Giants 5-3 winners over Dodgers; improve to 7-2 in Cactus League

Glendale, Ariz. – Giants won their second game of the day today 5-3 over rival LA and moved into 1st place in the Cactus League with a record of 7-2. Barry Zito tossed 3.0 innings, allowing 1 earned run on 2 hits. Felix Romero earned the victory hurling 2.0-scoreless frames with 2 strikeouts.

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Giants plate 5 runs in 1st; beat Brewers 7-2

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Brewers today 7-2 at Scottsdale Stadium. Jeff Suppan pitched great against his former team, tossing 3.0-shutout innings, while allowing only 1 hit. Dan Runzler threw 2.0 innings with 3 strikeouts although he allowed a solo home run to George Kottaras in the 5th frame.

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Giants beat Rockies 7-5; Posey, Ford both HR

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Rockies today at Salt River Fields by a score of 7-5. Giants’ starter Ryan Vogelsong looked impressive in his first start of Spring Training, throwing 3.0-shutout innings with no hits, 2 strikeouts and a walk to earn the win. Buster Posey continues to swing a hot bat, as he crushed a 3-1 fastball to dead center for a 2-run clout. Posey reached base in all three of his at-bats today, going 2-for-2 with a walk, single, HR and 2 RBI.

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Giants defeat D-Backs, improve to 4-2 in Cactus League

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Diamondbacks tonight at Scottsdale Stadium by a score of 4-2. Giants’ starter Jonathan Sanchez earned the win, tossing 3.0 innings, striking out 3 while allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits. Marc Kroon earned his first spring save after pitching a scoreless 9th. Freddy Sanchez had his first hits of the spring, going 2-for-3 and Chris Stewart finished the game going 2-for-3 with a double, triple, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored. Cody Ross reached base in all three of his at-bats, going 1-for-1 with a single and a pair of walks.

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Giants fall to Cubs 3-2; Lincecum looked impressive

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants lost to the Cubs today 3-2 at Scottsdale Stadium. Giants’ starter Tim Lincecum looked impressive, throwing 3.0-shutout innings with no hits or walks allowed. Madison Bumgarner tossed 2.0 innings with 4 punchouts, but allowed 3 earned runs on 6 hits to suffer the loss.

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