8:35 PM ET, August 13, 2007
PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Summary: The Giants avoided being swept in a multiple-game series on consecutive days to the Pirates, ending Pittsburgh's four-game win streak against San Francisco.
• Hero: Noah Lowry gave up two runs and six hits over seven innings.
• Unsung hero: Ryan Klesko blasted his sixth career grand slam in the sixth inning.
• Figure this: Before the Giants picked up the win, the Pirates had outscored San Francisco 29-11 in the previous four games.
-- ESPN.com news services
Giants 10, Pirates 3
Bonds had three homers against Pittsburgh this season, including the 758th of his career Friday night. ... Maholm struck out four and walked none, needing only 91 pitches -- 61 for strikes. ... Pirates RF Ryan Doumit was lifted because of a sprained left wrist in the opener and will see a hand specialist Tuesday. He may have to go on the disabled list. ...The opener was four minutes longer than the shortest game of the season. The Seattle Mariners beat the Athletics in Oakland 2-0 on April 25 in 1 hour, 47 minutes, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. ... The Pirates hadn't had consecutive complete games since Kip Wells and Josh Fogg on Sept. 7-8, 2003. ... Xavier Nady, still bothered by a sore hamstring, hit his first career pinch-hit homer in the seventh inning of the second game. ... Ortmeier hit a two-run homer during the Giants' five-run seventh against Masumi Kuwata, whose ERA climbed to 9.43. ... The doubleheader was created by April 14 and 15 rainouts in PNC Park.
Regular Season Series
|Pittsburgh leads 4-2 (as of Mon 8/13)|
|Fri 4/13||SF 8, @PIT 5||Recap|
|Fri 8/10||PIT 8, @SF 7||Recap|
|Sat 8/11||PIT 13, @SF 3||Recap|
|Sun 8/12||PIT 5, @SF 0||Recap|
|Mon 8/13||@PIT 3, SF 1||Recap|
|» Mon 8/13||SF 10, @PIT 3||Box Score|
|Complete Schedule: Giants | Pirates|
|1st||R Winn grounded out to first, R Davis scored.||1||0|
|2nd||J Phelps homered to center.||1||1|
|6th||R Klesko homered to right, O Vizquel, P Feliz and D Ortmeier scored.||5||1|
|7th||N Lowry doubled to deep right, K Frandsen scored.||6||1|
|7th||O Vizquel hit sacrifice fly to center, N Lowry scored.||7||1|
|7th||P Feliz doubled to deep center, R Davis scored.||8||1|
|7th||D Ortmeier homered to right, P Feliz scored.||10||1|
|7th||X Nady homered to left.||10||2|
|9th||J Bautista homered to left.||10||3|
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|Stadium||PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA|
|Attendance||25,434 (66.3% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||79 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Gerry Davis, First Base - Brian Gorman, Second Base - Paul Nauert, Third Base - Chad Fairchild|