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Giants come up big in clutch, again, beat Nationals in series opener
Giants come up big in clutch, again, beat Nationals in series opener

Put Jake Peavy on the San Francisco Giants, and he suddenly turns into quite a postseason performer. Same for a couple of rookies, Hunter Strickland and Joe Panik. Seems that October aura Manager Bruce Bochy has cultivated with the Giants rubs off on anyone joining the club. The intense Peavy took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, Strickland and the rest of San Francisco's rested bullpen barely protected a lead, and the wild-card Giants won their league-record ninth consecutive postseason game by beating Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals, 3-2, Friday in an NL division series opener. "Nobody is scared of the moment," said Peavy, who won the 2007 NL Cy...

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