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Recap: Giants 6, Diamondbacks 2
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 3
Venue: Chase Field
Date: June 09, 2013 4:10 PM EDT
  

PHOENIX (AP) - Chad Gaudin pitched six strong innings, Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Sunday.

Gaudin (2-1) had his second good start in place of the injured Ryan Vogelsong, allowing two runs on five hits in six innings. The Giants right-hander, normally a long-relief specialist, struck out seven and walked one intentionally. One of Arizona's runs scored on Gaudin's balk. Scutaro and Belt each had a solo shot off Tyler Skaggs (1-1), who gave up five runs on eight this in five innings.

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The Giants won two of three in Arizona to move within 1 1/2 games of the first-place Diamondbacks in the NL West. Colorado also is 1 1/2 back.

Scutaro also singled twice, scoring two runs.

The Giants got to Skaggs for four singles and a walk before he recorded an out.

San Francisco opened the game with singles by Andres Torres, Scutaro and Buster Posey to make it 1-0. Hunter Pence walked, then Joaquin Arias' RBI single put the Giants up 2-0.

Gaudin retired the first eight batters before Cliff Pennington's one-out single in the third. Skaggs reached when Gaudin bobbled his sacrifice bunt attempt, then threw wide to first, but Gerardo Parra flew out to center and Didi Gregorius struck out to end the threat.

Scutaro's solo shot high off the foul pole in left for his second home run put San Francisco up 4-0 in the fourth.

Arizona broke through with two in the fourth. Miguel Montero singled with one out, then after Martin Prado was called out on strikes, to his vehement objection that the pitch was low, Jason Kubel singled to put runners at first and second. Montero scored on A.J. Pollock's bloop single, then Kubel came home from third when Gaudin was called for a balk.

San Francisco made it 6-2 in the eighth when Gregor Blanco tripled to the right field corner off Matt Reynolds and scored on Torres' sacrifice fly to left.

There were several standout defensive plays, two of them in the first inning.

First, Arizona second baseman Cliff Pennington made a nifty over-his head catch of Juan Perez's pop foul. Then Perez, in his major league debut, slammed into the wall in front of the swimming pool in left-center as he caught Paul Goldschmidt's deep drive. Perez got up slowly but jogged off the field and stayed in the game.

Pence, the right-fielder, caught another shot by Goldschmidt to the fence to end the fifth inning.

In the fifth, Parra barehanded Torres' hit to right field and threw to second to force out Gaudin on a nice catch by shortstop Gregorius. Gaugin had reached on the first baseman Goldschmidt's third error of the season.

NOTES: Goldschmidt was 0-4 and ended his string of RBIs in eight straight games, which had tied a franchise record. ... Giants manager Bruce Bochy said after the game that while the MRI on Pablo Sandoval showed no damage, the third baseman could be headed to the DL. Sandoval left Saturday night's game in the third inning after aggravating a left foot strain that sidelined him for two games last week. ... The three games against San Francisco were Arizona's only home contests in a stretch of 17. ... The Giants travel to Pittsburgh, sending RHP Tim Lincecum (4-5, 4.75 ERA) to the mound against the Pirates' Gerrit Cole in Monday night's opener. Arizona goes to Los Angeles, where LHP Wade Miley (4-5. 4.92) starts for the Diamondbacks against LH Clayton Kershaw (5-4, 1.93). ... With 38,222 on hand Sunday, the total for the weekend was 120,338 - most at Chase Field for a three-game series since Sept. 23-25, 2011, also against the Giants.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Giants at Diamondbacks
Fri, Jun 7 Final 1 to 3
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Giants at Diamondbacks
Sat, Jun 8 Final 10 to 5
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Giants at Diamondbacks
Sun, Jun 9 Final 6 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 SFO  +125   -170   9 
 ARI  -135   +150   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 SFO  +122   -170   9 
 ARI  -132   +150   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 SFO  44%   8%   40% 
 ARI  56%   92%   60% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Jun 8, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 10 Cover: +100 
 ARI 5 Over: 15 
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 Jun 7, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 1 Under: 4 
 ARI 3 Cover: +100 
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 May 1, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 9 Cover: +105 
 ARI 6 Over: 15 
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 Apr 30, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 2 Cover: +100 
 ARI 1 Under: 3 
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 Apr 29, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 6 Cover: +105 
 ARI 4 Over: 10 
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 Apr 24, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 3 Cover: +143 
 SFO 2 Under: 5 
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 Apr 23, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 6 Cover: +135 
 SFO 4 Over: 10 
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 Apr 22, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 4 Over: 9 
 SFO 5 Cover: +100 
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 Mar 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 SFO 8 Cover: +100 
 ARI 6 Over: 14 
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 Mar 3, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 ARI 3 Over: 8 
 SFO 5 Cover: +100 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Sunday, Jun 9
 
    Indians at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Marlins at Mets
1:10 PM EDT
    Angels at Red Sox
1:35 PM EDT
    Twins at Nationals
1:35 PM EDT
    Orioles at Rays
1:40 PM EDT
    Athletics at White Sox
2:10 PM EDT
    Astros at Royals
2:10 PM EDT
    Phillies at Brewers
2:10 PM EDT
    Pirates at Cubs
2:20 PM EDT
    Yankees at Mariners
4:10 PM EDT
    Padres at Rockies
4:10 PM EDT
    Braves at Dodgers
4:10 PM EDT
    Giants at Diamondbacks
4:10 PM EDT
    Twins at Nationals
7:05 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Reds
8:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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