3yTim Lincecum, who took the mound in the first inning with a four-run lead, allowed two runs in 6.1 innings as the Giants downed the Cubs 5-2. Lincecum is now 4-0 with a 2.16 ERA on the road since the All-Star Break.
4yIn his first career at-bat as a Giant, Xavier Nady delivered a two-out, three-run double to give Tim Linceum and the Giants a 4-0 lead. It's now 5-0. Watch on CSN Bay Area and follow along with In-Game Live!
4yNot only did Alfonso Soriano knock in the Cubs' first three runs of the game Friday, but he also explained why he wouldn't want to play for the Giants.
4yBruce Bochy planned to give Buster Posey the day off Friday, but the Giants' catcher had other plans. He responded with a 3-for-3 effort.
4yXavier Nady will be among six Giants added when active rosters expand on Saturday, and Nady could find himself immediately plugged into left field.
4yThe Giants didn't get a lot of sleep before their series opener with the Cubs, and it showed. They fell into an early hole and couldn't claw back.
4yDodgers starting pitcher Chad Billingsley received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his injured right elbow Thursday.
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