The San Francisco Giants completed their season-long 10-game road trip Sunday afternoon with a 7-4 win in 10-innings over the Los Angeles Dodgers to take three of four from them. The Giants are 8-2 in their last 10-games at Dodger Stadium and have outscored their rivals 59-32 during this stretch.
Pablo Sandoval finally broke out on the day, smacking three hits in a game for the first time this season and recorded an RBI for the first time in 21 games. The Giants finally had some success off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw as the lefty allowed three earned runs for the second time in 22 career starts against the Giants.
Tim Hudson failed to pitch at least seven innings for the first time this year and Sergio Romo blew his first save of the season after going 12-for-12 entering Sunday. The Giants are 6-1 in extras this year and 16-3 when scoring at least four runs in a game. The orange and black finish the road trip with a 7-3 mark and have won eight of 12 series this season. They are 14-9 on the road.
The team is 7-3 versus the Dodgers, 17-12 facing the National League West and 18-4 when scoring first this year.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said on Sunday that first baseman Brandon Belt will have surgery Tuesday on his left broken thumb where two pins will be inserted to assist the healing process and expects Belt to be sidelined for six weeks. Bochy also said the pins will likely be removed after four weeks.
The 24-14 Giants return home Monday night to begin a seven-game homestand against two teams from the National League East in the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.Tags: Baseball, MLB, San Francisco, San Francisco Giants