Giants trim Phillies; avoid sweep

Giants trim Phillies; avoid sweep

The San Francisco Giants scored three runs in the first inning as they went on to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Thursday night, avoiding a three-game sweep at Citizens Bank Park.

San Francisco won the game as +170 underdogs, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Buster Posey led the Giants with two RBIs, and Pablo Sandoval went deep in the win. Jonathan Sanchez pitched eight innings for the win, and Brian Wilson notched his 34th save.

Cole Hamels suffered the loss for the Phillies, allowing seven hits and five runs over five innings.