Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss.
In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the
Then they finally won it when light-hitting backup catcher
League, looking a lot like a struggling pitcher who hasn't thrown much, then threw a wild pitch to advance Crawford to third before Sanchez singled up the middle.
The victory went to Yusmeiro Petit, the Giants' final pitcher.
The Giants left the bases loaded without scoring in the fourth, fifth and 10th innings, before finally pushing across the winning run in the 12th.
Uribe gave the Dodgers the early lead when he drilled a solo home run off
The Giants loaded the bases in the fourth with one out on a single and a pair of walks, but Beckett got out of it by striking out
Leading 1-0 in the fifth, Beckett walked the bases loaded with two outs. He was clearly tiring, but Manager
Beckett, who surrendered five runs in the four innings of his first start, allowed only two hits in his five innings Tuesday, but walked five. He struck out four.
For one night, not a move that paid off.
Withrow quickly got in trouble.
But Uribe continued to hit the ball hard, leading off the seventh with a double into the left-field corner.
The Giants also threatened in the eighth, putting runners at first and second with no outs. But