Originally written on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 10/4/14
History was made at AT&T Park today as the San Francisco Giants shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third consecutive game in a row to move into a tie for first place in the NL West.Giants starter Tim Lincecum (3-8/5.60) , whose rocky 2012 season has been a concern for the team, was in total command this afternoon as he threw seven scoreless innings, giving up 4 hits with 1 BB, and 8 SO in a 108 pitches. On Monday, starter Barry Zito (6-5/1.37WHIP) threw seven shutout innings as the Giants won 8-0, and on Tuesday Ryan Vogelsong (7-3/1.15WHIP) was scoreless through seven as San Francisco topped LA 2-0.The 123 year history of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry officially began in 1890, when the Brooklyn Bridegrooms (they became the "Dodgers" in 1911) left the American League and joined the rival New York Giants in the National League. In that entire time the Giants have never shutout the Dodgers three games in a row until today.Lincecum made a dramatic play in the third inning when D...
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