Surprise, Ariz. – The Giants defeated the Rangers 11-8 today in front of a record crowd of 12,014 at Surprise Stadium. Ryan Vogelsong started the game for the Giants and earned the win, tossing 4.0 innings with 2 strikeouts while allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks. Shane Loux earned the save, throwing 0.1-inning.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants came back in the bottom of the 9th inning with a walk-off single to beat the Dodgers 8-7 in front of a sell-out crowd of 12,081 at Scottsdale Stadium. SF was down 7-6 in the 9th before Thomas Neal on a Roman Colon wild-pitch that tied the game at 7 apiece. Ehire Adrianza came into the game as a pinch runner, stole second and later scored after Gary Brown’s game-winning RBI single.
Peoria, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Padres 6-4 tonight at Peoria Sports Complex. Giants’ ace Tim Lincecum earned the win, tossing 4.0 innings with 4 strikeouts while allowing 3 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits and 1 walk. Giants had 11 hits, but committed 4 errors in the field.
Goodyear, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Reds 7-0 today at Goodyear Ballpark. Giants’ starter Madison Bumgarner earned his first spring win, tossing 4.0-scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts while allowing just 1 hit. SF relievers Santiago Casilla, Javier Lopez, Jeremy Affeldt, Sergio Romo and Steve Edlefsen threw a combined 5.0-scoreless innings with 6 K’s, while allowing 4 hits and 1 walk.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the White Sox 4-2 at Scottsdale Stadium today. Giants’ starter Barry Zito earned the win, tossing 5.0-scoreless innings, while allowing 1 hit and 1 walk while tossing just 50 pitches. Brian Wilson pitched a scoreless 6th with 2 punchouts, while allowing 3 baserunners (2 hits, 1 walk). Jeff Suppan earned his first spring save, throwing the final 3.0 innings while surrendering 2 runs on back-to-back solo home runs by Adam Dunn and Stefan Gartrell.
Peoria, Ariz. – The Giants dropped a 1-0 contest to the Seattle Mariners today at Peoria Sports Complex. The Giants actually out-hit the Mariners 4-3 as both pitching staffs dominated the hitters. Ryan Vogelsong started for San Francisco and proceeded to log 3.2 innings while allowing 1 run on 2 hits with 5 strikeouts to suffer the loss. Dan Runzler pitched 2.1-scoreless innings and Guillermo Mota followed with 2.0-shutout frames.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Rangers 4-1 tonight at Scottsdale Stadium in a rematch of last year’s World Series. Jonathan Sanchez was the first Giants’ starter to reach the 4.0 inning mark, allowing 1 run on 2 hits and a walk with 5 strikeouts. Casey Daigle earned his first spring win, tossing 1.0 inning while allowing 1 hit. Jeremy Affeldt, Shane Loux and Felix Romero finished out the game, throwing a combined 4.0-scoreless innings with 5 Ks, while allowing 3 hits and no walks.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants defeated the Mariners 6-1 today at Scottsdale Stadium. Giants’ starter Tim Lincecum earned his first win of the spring, tossing 3.2-scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts while allowing 3 hits and 3 walks. Brian Wilson made his Spring Training debut today, tossing a 1-2-3 inning with 2 punchouts.
Phoenix, Ariz. – The Giants lost to their cross-bay rival Athletics 6-0 in front of a sell-out crowd of 8,330 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium today. Madison Bumgarner started for the Giants and threw 3.0 innings while allowing 1 run (0 earned) on 2 hits to suffer his 2nd loss of the spring.