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 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 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.