Joe Saunders Tagged With Loss in Diamondbacks-Giants Match

Joe Saunders Tagged With Loss in Diamondbacks-Giants Match

Arizona dropped a 5-2 decision at Chase Field on Wednesday as San Francisco legged out a win behind winning pitcher Madison Bumgarner.

San Francisco won as a -103 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Madison Bumgarner earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Aubrey Huff in the win.

Arizona's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kelly Johnson in a losing cause.

San Francisco outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.

The game was closed out by Brian Wilson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.