Tim Lincecum vs Eric Stults Battle Sees San Diego Fall 13-5
San Diego pitchers gave up 3 home runs to Pablo Sandoval and it cost them dearly in a 13-5 loss on Wednesday at PETCO Park.
The Giants were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tim Lincecum earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 7 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Pablo Sandoval in the win.
San Diego got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Eric Stults in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Will Venable had 2 hits in the loss for the Padres.
San Francisco enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 17-9 advantage in hits.
San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Arizona. San Diego will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.