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Sandoval Sends Giants Past Nats

Sandoval Sends Giants Past Nats

(San Francisco, CA)  –  Pablo Sandoval’s two-run homer in the tenth sent the Giants to a 4-2 win over the Nationals.  Gregor Blanco was 3-for-4 and tripled in the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning.  Angel Pagan also knocked in a run for San Francisco, which has won two straight since a 1-and-5 road trip.  Jeremy Affeldt picked up the win after Matt Cain allowed two runs over seven innings with seven strikeouts in the start.  Marco Scutaro was 2-for-4 to extend his hitting streak to 19 games for the Giants.  Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond each doubled in a run for Washington in the first inning.  Stephen Strasburg allowed one run with seven strikeouts over seven innings in the start for the Nats.  Rafael Soriano blew his third save while Yunesky Maya suffered the loss.  Washington has lost four in-a-row.