Though the San Francisco Giants had hoped to fare better during the first week of the season, they'll head home with some momentum.
The Giants look to build on a winning series when they open play at AT&T Park with Matt Cain on the mound Friday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
After dropping three straight one-run games at Arizona, San Francisco (2-4) took two of three at Colorado. Madison Bumgarner took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Melky Cabrera had two RBIs in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Rockies.
"They came back and bounced back well," manager Bruce Bochy told the Giants' official website.
San Francisco should look forward to beginning play at home, where it's won more than 60 percent of its games over the last three seasons.
"It will be nice to come home," said closer Brian Wilson, who needed 32 pitches to nail down his first save Thursday. "We're just going to go into it and take in all the special moments and then play a nice nine-inning ballgame. We'll go from...