The San Francisco Giants were looking to get back in the win column after the Miami Marlins took care of Tim Lincecum on Friday, though Madison Bumgarner didn't fare much better on Saturday, having some struggles with his command early to push Miami ahead. the Black and Orange fought valiantly, but in the end would come up short by the score of 5-3.
Madison gave up a Donovan Solano RBI single in the first, though looked to gain control until the third when Gregor Blanco tied the game with and RBI single after Emmanuel Burriss' first extra-base hit since June of 2011.
Bummy would struggle in the bottom of the frame when Hanley Ramirez and Logan Morrison plated three runs to push the Marlins ahead, than a Lo Mo RBI doulbe in the sixth would effectively knock him out of the game. He would finish with five runs to his name on seven hits along with two walks and seven strikeouts.
Melky Cabrera brought the Giants within three with an RBI groundout in the eighth, though Miami held off the G-Men until the top of the ninth, and that's when the fun began.
Ozzie Guillen decided to go with Heath Bell in the ninth, but was yanked after loading the bases with one out, getting booed hard by his home crowd walking off the mound. Angel Pagan would score on a fielder's choice to bring the Giants within two, but Randy Choate would shut it down for the save.
Bumgarner took the loss, while Mark Beuhrle earned the win for his eight innings of work, giving up two runs on right hits with no walks and three strikeouts.
Have breakfast with the Giants on Sunday as they'll send out Matt Cain in the series finale to take on Ricky Nolasco for Miami. First pitch is set for 10:10 a.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.