He didn't hit much better after starting his second stint in San Francisco, batting.224/.263/.359 in 167 plate appearances, but he remains a fan favorite as a crucial member of the 2010-14 Giants that won three championships. "I don't know what's going to happen, but he certainly has done his part".
With a tie game in the top of the eighth, Bochy used three different relievers to sit down three Padres' hitters, as Steven Okert, Cory Gearrin and Hunter Strickland all recorded outs. Buddy Baumann got the win to improve to 2-1 while Brad Hand notched his 21st save of the season. Though Perdomo reached third base in just over 11.5 seconds to become the first pitcher with four triples in the same season since 1955, Parker should have been able to limit him to a double.
Tupelo's Chris Stratton made one last pitch to be in the San Francisco Giants' rotation next spring. San Francisco almost pulled off a series win over the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks this week but surrendered three runs in the ninth inning on Wednesday and allowed the winning run to score on a bases-loaded walk in a 4-3 setback.
Cain dazzled the Padres' end-of-season lineup (admittedly, not an impressive feat in and of itself), spitting four strikeouts, two hits and a walk over five scoreless innings. Reyes Moronta received a blown save, while Sam Dyson gave up the game-tying and game-winning RBIs, taking the loss to fall to 4-10 this season with his 7th blown save.
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Nigeria pulled a consolation goal in added time as Rabiu Ali flawless inched free kick beat Ghana's Joseph Addo at his near post. The resultant penalty was converted by Vincent Atingah for Ghana's second goal on the night and his third in the competition.
Blash will start in left field and bat seventh versus Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto.
Stratton recorded a quality start against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sep.
"San Francisco thank you for putting this jersey on me."