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(AP) -- The San Francisco Giants hope their latest victory will provide some much-needed momentum as they begin a difficult stretch of games.
Returning to the place where they began their undefeated run to the 2012 World Series title, the Giants face the St. Louis Cardinals in a day-night doubleheader Saturday after the series opener was postponed because of rain.
San Francisco (29-25) has lost 10 of 16 but hopes to build on Thursday's 5-2 win over Oakland that prevented a season series sweep at the hands of its Bay Area rival.
"If this game got away from us, it would have been a long flight to St. Louis, believe me," manager Bruce Bochy said. "I thought (Thursday) was really critical."
Pablo Sandoval delivered a go-ahead two-run single to highlight a four-run sixth inning for the Giants, who remain confident despite their recent struggles.
"We've been losing some games but the attitude's been good. That's one thing we never lose," ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors
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