Giants Vs. Cubs Game Recap: San Francisco Defeats Chicago, 7-5

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, winning by a final score of 7-5.

The Giants scored three runs in the third inning, thanks to RBI singles from center fielder Angel Pagan, third baseman Pablo Sandoval and catcher Buster Posey. The Cubs responded with a run of their own the same inning, and took the lead with four runs in the fourth.

San Francisco tied things up after a triple by pinch hitter Brandon Belt, who later scored on a wild pitch. In the ninth inning, the Giants put up two more runs, enough to secure the victory.

Starting pitcher Matt Cain was given a no decision after allowing five runs in five innings.

The win improves the Giants to 76-58 on the season while the Cubs fell to 51-82. San Francisco will next take on the Arizona Diamondbacks beginning on Monday.

For more on the Giants, head over to McCovey Chronicles. For the Cubs side of the story, check out Bleed Cubbie Blue. For more on the league in general, please make your way toBaseball Nation.


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