San Francisco Giants’ weekend wrap-up

GIANTS 5, DIAMONDBACKS 2: BOX SCORE

GIANTS 7, DIAMONDBACKS 3: BOX SCORE

Maybe the Giants should keep the pink bats year-round.

The Giants capped their six-game road trip by smashing out a season-high 14 hits in a 7-3 win over the Diamondbacks Sunday.

Every Giants position player collected at least one hit, including Charlie Culberson’s first career hit.
Culberson was called up prior to Sunday’s start as Conor Gillaspie was sent back to Fresno.

Melky Cabrera had a big game, going 4 for 5, Brett Pill belted his third homer of the season and the Giants went 4 for 11 with runners in scoring position.

Couple all that with another quality start from Barry Zito (6 IP, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5K) and it equals a series win in Arizona, a place of hardship for the Giants over the past year.

The Giants got nine hits in Saturday’s win, but only hit 3 for 15 with runners in scoring position. In fact, without Matt Cain’s bat, they may have score only two runs. Cain had a two-run double. But he also had a leadoff single in the fifth. That led to a Gregor Blanco forceout, and then steal. Blanco scored on Melky Cabrera’s two-out double.

UP NEXT

The Giants open a seven-game homestand with a two-game set against the Rockies. Ryan Vogelsong face Christian Friedrich at 7:15 p.m. Tim Lincecum meets Jeremy Guthrie on Tuesday.

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