Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/12/12
SAN FRANCISCO -- Hunter Pence was acquired just before the trade deadline to bolster the San Francisco Giants' low-scoring offense at home. After going hitless in his first four at-bats on Sunday, he became the hero with one swing. Pence hit a three-run home run to left in the bottom of the eighth inning to help the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Sunday afternoon. "That moment is a big inning for us and we got it done," Pence said. "A lot of things came together for that opportunity to come up and I think everyone enjoyed it on our team. It was great for the team to come together late in the game and tie it up and win it, it was huge for us." The Giants blew a 3-0 first-inning lead, yet managed to come back from a two-run deficit by scoring five runs in the eighth, highlighted by Pence's clout. Prior to the home run, Pence struggled, striking out twice and also lining into a double play. He had been 0-for-10 for the Giants in home games before getting an RBI double...
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