San Diego vs San Francisco Wrap - San Diego Wins 5-3
San Diego got a 5-3 victory over San Francisco on Monday, with Clayton Richard earning the victory and helping Padres moneyline bettors cash out.
San Diego was an underdog by +178 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Clayton Richard earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Will Venable in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Tim Lincecum worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Pablo Sandoval in a losing cause.
San Diego enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.