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MLB Game Summary - Toronto at San Francisco



(Tuesday, June 4th)

Final Score: San Francisco 2, Toronto 1

San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Andres Torres hit a two-run homer to back seven solid innings from Tim Lincecum, as the San Francisco Giants beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1, in the opener of a brief two-game series.

Lincecum (4-5) gave up one run on three hits while striking out six for the Giants, who have won two in a row since a two-game skid. The right-hander had lost his previous three starts.

"Working my fastball to both sides of the plate, that was the biggest thing today," Lincecum said of his success. "It opened up my secondary pitches. I expanded the zone and tried to stay aggressive."

Edwin Encarnacion hit a solo homer for the Blue Jays, who fell to 2-4 on a seven-game road trip.

Toronto starter Josh Johnson (0-2), who was activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to the game, allowed two runs -- one earned -- on six hits while striking out six over seven innings. The right-hander appeared in his first game since being sidelined with right triceps soreness in late April.

The Blue Jays' lone run of the game came in the first inning. After Jose Bautista grounded into a double play, Encarnacion homered to center.

The Giants scored the only two runs they would need in the second. Hunter Pence reached first on Encarnacion's throwing error from third. Two batters later, Torres smacked Johnson's offering over the wall in center.

"If he hits it out there, you have to tip your cap to him," Johnson said of Torres' homer. "That's a pretty deep part of the ballpark."

Lincecum kept San Francisco in front by retiring 14 straight batters. That streak came to an end with one out in the sixth, when he walked Johnson. Melky Cabrera, the former Giant, followed with a single to put men on first and second. Bautista lined out to third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who threw to second base to start a controversial double play.

Jeremy Affeldt and Sergio Romo tossed a scoreless eighth and ninth, respectively, to secure the victory. Romo picked up his 16th save of the season.

Game Notes

The Giants had lost five of their previous six games to the Blue Jays ... Sandoval returned to the lineup after missing three games with a strained left foot ... Johnson fell to 0-4 in seven career starts against San Francisco ... Toronto activated outfielder Rajai Davis from the 15-day disabled list and placed pitcher Ramon Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list ... Giants outfielder Angel Pagan (strained left hamstring) sat out for the ninth straight game.

06/05 02:56:43 ET

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CCU 58
 
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COL 64
 
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HARV 46
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SYR 85
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BST 69
LONG 64
 
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MDES 78
 
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ELON 69
MAR 64
 
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MARQ 81
MRGST 53
 
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LAF 76
YALE 71
 
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BRO 79
SHU 76
 
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ECU 71
UNCG 50
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EVAN 85
COPST 80
 
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UMKC 73
 
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LIU 62
HOF 88
 
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SFLA 70
BGU 79
 
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RAD 119
CPNC 69
 
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COASTGUARD 48
 
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HSTOW 66
 
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UWMIL 60
 
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NCWES 54
 
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NRTHLAND 59
 
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RUTG 59
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SDKST 63
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KYST 56
TXSOU 58
 
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HIGH 85
THOMASGA 48
 
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ARK 100
NWST 92
 
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XAV 65
FLGC 52
 
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HASK 42
 
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PETE 45
 
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FRES 93
STKAT 62
 
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RICH 63
WAKE 65
 
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NARZ 71
SDCHR 45
 
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JUD 30
 
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BAL 20
CLE 10
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PHI 34
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