Sports - Colorado Rockies

Sep 28, 2011 2:36 AM by Lee Douglas

Giants shut out Rox in meaningless matchup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, Brandon Belt homered into McCovey Cove and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Tuesday night.

Conor Gillaspie, making a rare start at third base in place of Pablo Sandoval, hit an inside-the-park home run in the seventh while Brandon Crawford added two hits and an RBI for the Giants, who have won two straight following a four-game losing streak.

That's little consolation for the defending World Series champs, who will still miss the postseason a year after claiming their first title in 54 years.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

 

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