3yBochy knew hed have to put on his salesmans hat when he met with the relievers Aug. 6 in St. Louis, and informed them that they would form a closer by committee for the remainder of the season.
3yMatt Cain and the Giants respect the Dodgers' talent too much to say this division race is over. But make no mistake: They expect to win it.More: Instant Replay Dodgers stun D'backs EXTRA BAGGS
3yAngel Pagan delivered a two-strike RBI single to break a 5-5 tie in the ninth, and the Giants added one more on a Marco Scutaro single for a 7-5 win. The Giants went 5-1 on the road trip and lead the Dodgers by five games.
3yIn hist last three starts, all of which have been on the road, Matt Cain is 2-0 with a 1.61 ERA. He looks to lead the Giants to a series victory in Chicago. Watch on CSN Bay Area and follow along with In-Game Live!
3yWith a lefty on the mound for the Cubs, Brett Pill is starting at first base and batting eighth. It is his first time in the lineup since August 11 in Colorado, when he went 2-for-4 and scored a run.
3yBrandon Belt hasn't hit a home run off a right-hander all season, but Bruce Bochy said he isn't fretting over that. He is a little concerned, however, about Pablo Sandoval's weight.
3yJosh Beckett pitched 6 23 strong innings for his first victory since being traded to L.A. as the Dodgers kept pace with the Giants with a win against Arizona.
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