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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pinch hitter Guillermo Quiroz homered with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 10-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
The Giants blew a 5-0 lead and wasted a bases-loaded opportunity in the ninth before Quiroz hit an 0-2 pitch from Dodgers closer Brandon League (0-1) into the left field stands. Quiroz pumped his fist as soon as he left the batter's box and scurried around the bases with his first career walkoff hit. He is 4 for 6 this season as a pinch hitter.
The two teams combined for 19 runs, 30 hits and combined to strand 24 runners in a game that lasted 4 hours, 11 minutes.
A.J. Ellis homered and was one of six Dodgers with two hits as Los Angeles lost for the fifth time in seven games.
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On Friday night, the San Francisco Giants held Metallica Night to honor of the legendary metal band.
As part of the festivities, Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett played the "Star-Spangled Banner" before the Giants faced the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hetfield and Hammett wore Giants jerseys and played black guitars...
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From their legendary game promotions to their response to #RandomActsofOpeningDay to, oh yeah, Metallica Night...the San Francisco Giants are making it hard not to root for them. Friday night the World Champs celebrated the Bay-area Rock and Roll Hall of Famers with a slew of Metallica-related stunts...free hats, Metallica guitars and hair metal-themed player pictures. And of...
The San Francisco Giants probably didn't need anymore help in sweeping the Los Angeles Dodgers over the weekend, but they wouldn't have had a problem with Angel Pagan joining in on the fun Sunday. Pagan sat with a sore hamstring Sunday afternoon, and he may miss the team's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies.
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The San Francisco Giants held a "Metallica Night," which included having the band itself shred the national anthem (aka "Star Spangled Banner").
The San Francisco Giants extended a streak from ten games to eleven in which a Giants’ starting pitcher has not earned a victory with their 10-9 extra inning victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The streak , dating back to April 21 when Barry Zito beat the San Diego Padres, is the longest span without a victory dating back to August 4-18, 2010 (a span of 14 games).
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The Giants finally won a game without bringing it down to their final at-bat and without a walk-off celebration at home plate.
Following the walk-off homer by reigning NL MVP Buster Posey on Friday night, and the improbable hero in Guillermo Quiroz on Saturday night, the Giants put the Dodgers away again Sunday evening in another one-run contest.
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Went well for the Dodgers.
Heading into Sunday’s series finale, the Giants have won 1,194 of the 2,361 games in the all-time series. The Dodgers have taken 1,167. In their 123 years of intra-league competition, the Giants have finished with a better record at seasons-end 64 times. The Dodgers, 59 times. The Giants own 22 National League pennants. The Dodgers have 21.
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