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Giants vs. Padres, MLB Scores: Brett Pill Homers in Big League Debut, Giants Hang On For 6-4 Victory

The San Francisco Giants have found themselves a new spark plug in the form of Brett Pill, while the team hopefully finds a elongated winning streak against the San Diego Padres. Carlos Beltran was clutch once more, Eric Surkamp pitched well, and the Giants won their second game in as many days by the score of 6-4 at Petco Park.

Surkamp (W 1-0) got his first big league win in his five innings of work, allowing three runs on five hits, one of which came from a Nick Hundley homer in the second. He walked only one while fanning two, throwing 756 pitches in his terrific effort this evening.

As for Brett Pill, he smashed the second pitch he saw into the bleachers for his first major league hit, joining Brandon Crawford as the second Giants rookie to do so this season. Carlos Beltran kept showing why the Black and Orange acquired him, finishing 3-4 with three RBI, Jeff Keppinger finished 2-5, while Orlando Cabrera finished 1-4 with an RBI.

With the win the Giants move to 75-67 on the year, six games behind the D’backs for first place. Full box score can be found here.

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