The Giants got all their runs in the first couple innings of the game off of Anderson. In the first inning, J.T. Snow doubled to left field and was driven home by a base hit off the bat of Marquis Grissom. With an RBI single, Snow also drove in catcher Yorvit Torreabla in the second. Barry Bonds finally got his first hit in spring training, which scored Rueter who was on base on a fielder's choice.
Those would be the only runs scored in the game for the Giants, but the Royals kept on charging. Shortstop, Angel Berroa tripled in the seventh inning to bring home the go ahead run. He also singled and scored twice in the game. Berroa is batting .545 after five Cactus League games in spring training.
Royals' left-handed reliever, Jimmy Gobble remained impressive through three innings. He gave up one hit and struck out two.
The Giants have not won a game since the opening day of spring training, in which they beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3.
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