The Giants has a 2-0 lead before Reuter gave up the home run. With two outs and Marquis Grissom on base, first baseman J.T. Snow hit an RBI double to right-center field. They tacked on another run in the fourth, when Cody Ransom, who has been having trouble with the bat lately, hit into a double play, allowing catcher, A.J. Pierzynski to score from third.
The Dodgers took the lead when Juan Encarnacion walked and Hernandez singled, setting it up for Cesar Izturis, who singled to bring in a run. Robin Ventura, who was pinch-hitting, added run to the board, giving the Dodgers a 4-2 lead.
The Giants failed to produce many times, as they hit into double plays four times. Barry Bonds drew the team closer to the Dodgers the same way he did last night. Facing Darren Dreifort, Bonds hit a solo shot to deep center field, his fifth of the season and his 663rd career homer.
In the ninth, the Dodgers gained a run back, so the Giants needed two more runs to tie the game. Pedro Feliz blasted the ball to right field, giving him his first home run of the season. It seemed that there was a chance, with runners on first and second with only one out. Yet, Grissom did what had been happening for the Giants most of the day, which is hitting into a double play, ending the game.
Notes: Ray Durham is expected to return to the lineup on Sunday. Lima beat the Giants for the first time in five starts since 1999.
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