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Milwaukee (9-12)0000000000050
San Francisco (10-11) «0000000000051

Brewers 0, Giants 0(10)

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SCOTTSDALE (AP) - That's a lot of zeros.

San Francisco right-hander Ryan Vogelsong and Milwaukee left-hander Chris Narveson each pitched six impressive innings in a neat 0-0, 10-inning tie between a Giants split squad and the Brewers on Wednesday.

The Brewers stranded a runner at third base in the fifth inning and had two on against Giants closer Sergio Romo in the ninth inning. The Giants had their best chance to score in the bottom of the 10th, when they loaded the bases with none out. But Francisco Peguero grounded into a 6-2-3 double play and Josh Stinson struck out Juan Ciriaco to preserve the tie.

Vogelsong gave up three hits, walked one and struck out seven, throwing 82 pitches. Narveson had his best outing of spring training, allowing just one hit, no walks and striking out four, throwing 62 pitches. He went to the bullpen after leaving the game and threw 15 more pitches.

"Narveson was unbelievable," said Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke. "He threw all of his pitches, was down in the zone and had good command. It is a huge confidence-builder for him."

Roenicke also was quick to give credit to Vogelsong.

"Vogelsong can pitch," he said. "I always see him pitch and that's what he does, paints (the corners of the plate) and has hitters going up the ladder (swinging at higher pitches)."

Narveson's longest outing this spring before Wednesday came on March 15 against Cleveland, when he gave up two runs and scattered seven hits in a victory.

"I felt good today," Narveson said. "I was able to execute all the pitches."

He was in sync with catcher Martin Maldonado, who had returned to Brewers camp after playing for Puerto Rico in the WBC.

"It was nice having 'Maldy' back there," Narveson said. "It's somebody you feel comfortable with. If he calls a pitch, there is no second-guessing. He knows you can execute it. That helps out."

Vogelsong generally was pleased with his effort in his fourth start for the Giants, although he said his changeup was not working as well as it had been earlier in the spring.

"I was just trying to throw quality pitches, not trying to reinvent the wheel. Just pound the (strike) zone," he said.

He said he tried to follow his fellow members of the starting rotation on TV while he was with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, and liked what he saw.

"It seems like things are falling into place for all of us," he said.

Roenicke and Giants manager Bruce Bochy also got notable efforts from their closers.

Milwaukee right-hander John Axford pitched a scoreless seventh, giving up one hit. Romo gave up one hit, walked a man and struck out one.

NOTES: The Brewers acquired 3B Stephen Parker in a trade with Oakland for RHP Darren Byrd. ... 2B Kensuke Tanaka stole his fourth base for the Giants but made a throwing error in the 10th. ... CF Andres Torres hit a one-out single in the ninth for the Giants but was thrown out by C Anderson De La Rosa trying to steal second. .... The Giants play a night game on Thursday, hosting Colorado, while the Brewers travel to Glendale, Ariz., to face the Chicago White Sox in an afternoon game.

 
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Players of the Game
Milwaukee

C. Narveson
IP 6.0
H 1
ER 0
BB 0
K 4
San Francisco

R. Vogelsong
IP 6.0
H 3
ER 0
BB 1
K 7
 

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Milwaukee Brewers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Carlos Gomez, CF4010020 .387
    Cole Garner, CF1000002 .400
Alex Gonzalez, 2B3000001 .233
    Blake Davis, 3B2010002 .333
Martin Maldonado, C3010010 .133
    Brandon Kintzler, P0000000 .000
   a- Logan Schafer, PH1000001 .310
    Rene Tosoni, LF0000000 .143
Aramis Ramirez, 3B3000022 .240
    Nick Shaw, 2B0000100 .400
Khris Davis, LF4000012 .317
    Yadiel Rivera, SS0000000 .000
Caleb Gindl, RF4010002 .250
Donnie Murphy, SS3000001 .194
    Michael Olmsted, P0000000 .000
   b- Blake Lalli, PH1000000 .364
    Josh Stinson, P0000000 .000
Sean Halton, 1B2000120 .259
    Nick Ramirez, 1B1000001 .000
Chris Narveson, P2000022 .000
    John Axford, P0000000 .000
   c- Anderson De La Rosa, PH-C2010000 .222
Totals36050210  
a-hit into fielder's choice for Kintzler in the 9th
b-grounded out for Olmsted in the 10th
c-grounded out for Axford in the 8th
Batting
2B - Caleb Gindl (2, Vogelsong)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
DP - Rivera-De La Rosa-N. Ramirez
Milwaukee Brewers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chris Narveson 6100040 3.14
John Axford 1100000 7.94
Brandon Kintzler 1000010 4.91
Michael Olmsted 1100000 2.79
Josh Stinson 1200210 0.93
Pitches-Strikes - Chris Narveson 27-27, John Axford 5-4, Brandon Kintzler 5-5, Michael Olmsted 4-3, Josh Stinson 14-6
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chris Narveson 3-11, John Axford 2-1, Brandon Kintzler 2-0, Michael Olmsted 1-1, Josh Stinson 1-0
Batters Faced - Chris Narveson 19, John Axford 4, Brandon Kintzler 3, Michael Olmsted 3, Josh Stinson 6
San Francisco Giants
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andres Torres, CF4010000 .261
    Ryan Lollis, CF0000000 .000
Marco Scutaro, 2B3010000 .261
    Kensuke Tanaka, PR-2B1000000 .229
Joaquin Arias, 3B4010001 .211
Buster Posey, C3000011 .214
    Javier Lopez, P0000000 .000
    Sergio Romo, P0000000 .000
    Dan Otero, P0000000 .000
   a- Johnny Monell, PH1010000 .500
    Jarrett Parker, PR0000000 .000
Brandon Belt, 1B3000111 .396
Francisco Peguero, RF4010001 .364
Cole Gillespie, LF3000111 .256
Wilson Valdez, SS3000010 .212
    Juan Ciriaco, SS1000013 .000
Ryan Vogelsong, P2000010 .000
    Jeremy Affeldt, P0000000 .000
    Guillermo Quiroz, C1000000 .227
Totals3305026  
a-singled for Otero in the 10th
Batting
SB - Kensuke Tanaka (4, 2nd base off Axford/Maldonado), Jarrett Parker (1, 2nd base off Stinson/De La Rosa)
CS - Andres Torres (2, 2nd base by Olmsted/De La Rosa)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - Kensuke Tanaka (7, Throwing)
San Francisco Giants
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ryan Vogelsong 6300170 1.93
Jeremy Affeldt 1000000 6.23
Javier Lopez 1000020 14.54
Sergio Romo 1100110 3.86
Dan Otero 1100000 2.57
Pitches-Strikes - Ryan Vogelsong 39-35, Jeremy Affeldt 3-3, Javier Lopez 7-7, Sergio Romo 10-6, Dan Otero 5-5
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ryan Vogelsong 3-8, Jeremy Affeldt 3-0, Javier Lopez 1-0, Sergio Romo 1-1, Dan Otero 3-1
Batters Faced - Ryan Vogelsong 22, Jeremy Affeldt 3, Javier Lopez 3, Sergio Romo 5, Dan Otero 5
Game Information
Attendance - 10455
Game Time - 2:42
Temperature - 77
Umpires - Home - Stephen Barga, First Base - Cory Blaser, Second Base - Brian Runge, Third Base - Adam Hamari