Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 9/27/12
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Midseason acquisitions Hunter Pence and Marco Scutaro each hit two-run homers in the second inning to back Barry Zito, and the NL West champion San Francisco Giants beat Arizona 7-3 Thursday in their regular-season home finale. Zito (14-8) won his fourth straight start and sixth consecutive decision since a loss Aug. 2. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner with Oakland has his most wins since joining the Giants on a 126 million, seven-year contract before the 2007 season. The Giants won for the 10th straight game started by Zito. Buster Posey had a pair of singles and took over the lead in the race for the NL batting title at .333. Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen, who was injured and left a game against the Mets, is at .332. Scutaro's seventh homer extended his career-best hitting streak to 15 games, while Pence connected for his 22nd against Diamondbacks starter Patrick Corbin. Scutaro was acquired from the Colorado Rockies on July 27 and Pence came from the P...
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