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Giants 6, Cardinals 5

Giants 6, Cardinals 5

ST. LOUIS — Michael Morse homered and drove in three runs and Pablo Sandoval homered and scored twice to propel the Giants in the opener of a four-game series. Javier Lopez got two groundouts in relief of Ryan Vogelsong for his first win since Sept. 22, 2013. Sergio Romo held on for his 17th save in 19 chances. The Giants have won seven of eight and the Cardinals have dropped three of four to start a nine-game homestand.

Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Altuve 2b 5 1 1 0 1 0 .317

Springer rf 3 2 1 2 2 1 .269

Fowler cf 5 0 1 2 0 0 .263

Presley cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248

M.Dominguez 3b 5 1 1 0 1 2 .246

Carter dh 4 2 2 4 1 1 .200

Guzman 1b 4 0 1 0 1 1 .206

Grossman lf 3 1 1 0 2 1 .150

Corporan c 4 1 3 1 1 0 .193

Villar ss 4 1 0 0 1 1 .201

Totals 38 9 11 9 10 7

Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Aoki rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 .264

Infante 2b 2 0 0 1 0 0 .262

Paredes 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .200

A.Gordon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .276

B.Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 .235

Hosmer 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .280

A.Escobar ss 3 0 1 1 1 0 .262

Ciriaco 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .219

Hayes c 4 1 2 1 0 0 .067

Dyson cf 2 1 0 0 2 0 .276

Totals 33 3 7 3 4 2

Houston 221 013 000— 9 11 2

Kansas City 000 110 100— 3 7 1

EAltuve (1), Villar (7), Hosmer (4). LOBHou. 13, K.C. 8. 2BCorporan (1), Hosmer (18), A.Escobar (13). HRSpringer (9), off Duffy; Carter (7), off Duffy; Carter (8), off L.Coleman; Hayes (1), off Williams. RBIsSpringer 2 (27), Fowler 2 (16), Carter 4 (21), Corporan (8), Infante (20), A.Escobar (18), Hayes (1). SBGuzman (2), Dyson 2 (9). SFInfante. RISPHou. 2 for 14; K.C. 1 for 6. DPHou. 1; K.C. 1.

Houston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Cosart W, 4-4 5 4 2 1 2 1 95 4.18

Williams 2 1 1 1 1 1 39 5.52

D.Downs 1 1 0 0 0 0 14 2.16

Farnsworth 1 1 0 0 1 0 17 4.91

Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Duffy L, 2-5 4 7 6 5 5 3 86 3.57

K.Herrera 1 0 0 0 1 1 15 1.80

L.Coleman 1 2 3 3 2 0 31 6.11

Ti.Collins 1 0 0 0 2 1 23 6.17

Mariot 1 2 0 0 0 1 17 6.00

G.Holland 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 1.83

HBPby L.Coleman (Springer). T3:21. A16,220 (37,903).

Giants 6, Cardinals 5 05/29/14 [Last modified: Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:45pm]

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