Matt Cain vs Cole Hamels Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 2-1
Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday as San Francisco legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Cain.
The Giants were a +113 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Matt Cain earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Roger Kieschnick in the win.
Philadelphia got an 8-inning outing from Cole Hamels in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jimmy Rollins had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
San Francisco outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
Sergio Romo pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
San Francisco heads into a battle against Tampa Bay. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.