Originally posted on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 6/30/13
Madison Bumgarner went seven strong innings, and Buster Posey homered (again) to give the Giants a much-needed 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. For the first time in the series, San Francisco got on the board first. For the second time in the series, Posey went deep, this time launching his 12th homerun of the season to left field to give the Giants a 1-0 lead in the third. But the stagnant Giants offense wasn’t done for the day. After Andres Torres singled to lead off the top of the fifth, and Tony Abreu followed it up with a double, Posey brought home Torres with a groundout to second baseman DJ LeMahieu. Abreu took third on a throwing error by LeMahieu, but it wouldn’t matter, as Hunter Pence would crush a two-run homerun to right-center field to give the Giants a 4-0 lead. Pence’s big fly was the first RBI by any Giants player not named Buster Posey since Tuesday night in Los Angeles. For starter Madison Bumgarner, those four runs would be more than enough. The left-hander thr...
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