Tim Lincecum vs Ian Kennedy Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 5-4
Arizona grabbed a 5-4 win over San Francisco on Friday, as Ian Kennedy was credited with a win at Chase Field.
The Diamondbacks were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Ian Kennedy earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Young in the win.
San Francisco got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Tim Lincecum in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Melky Cabrera had 2 hits in the loss for the Giants.
San Francisco enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-7 advantage in hits.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.