Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants beat the Angels 4-0 tonight in front of a sellout crowd of 11,622 at Scottsdale Stadium. Jonathan Sanchez (2-0, 1.23) earned the win for the Giants, tossing 6.0-scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts while only allowing 1 hit and 1 walk. Giants relievers Brian Wilson, Casey Daigle and Marc Kroon, combined to throw 3.0-scoreless frames.
The Giants scored 3 of their 4 runs in the 4th inning when Pablo Sandoval, Miguel Tejada and Pat Burrell all had run-scoring hits. Sandoval finished the game going 2-for-4 with a single, double and RBI. Tejada had a 1-for-3 night with single and RBI. Buster Posey went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk and Burrell went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI.
Tomorrow, the Giants will host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Scottsdale Stadium. SF will send RHP Jeff Suppan (1-1, 6.30) to the mound to face RHP Rubby De La Rosa (0-1, 3.00) of the Dodgers. Game time is at 1:05 p.m. and can be heard at sfgiants.com.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – The Giants’ five-game winning streak came to an end today as they lost to the Brewers by a score of 12-8. Matt Cain looked sharp for the Giants, tossing 3.0-scoreless innings while allowing only 3 hits.
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.
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.