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Diamondbacks beat Giants in 10th on Campana's single

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Tony Campana and Cliff Pennington made the most of their rare starts for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Campana drove Pennington in with the go-ahead run on an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to lead the Diamondbacks to their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 6-5 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.

"It's just us being ready," Campana said. "We both kind of kept our routine the same. You kind of come in every day ready to play. Today we got the start and both did a pretty good job at the plate and got the win."

Campana had a career-high four hits and Pennington added three, including a two-run single as both players made just their second starts of the young season.

"They're not rookies, and they prepare themselves properly," manager Kirk Gibson said. "They were ready to play tonight."

Miguel Montero also drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who won the final two games of the series.

Michael Morse hit a two-run double that gave the Giants the lead, but an error by third baseman Pablo Sandoval allowed the tying run to score in the eighth and San Francisco fell in extra innings to lose their first home series since last August against Boston.

Pennington hit a one-out single off Yusmeiro Petit (0-1) in the 10th and then stole second base on a 2-2 pitch to Campana with two outs. Campana then blooped a single just over the outstretched glove of second baseman Brandon Hicks to score the go-ahead run.

"It took some pressure off once he got to second," Campana said. "I knew I just had to get it through the infield somehow. Got jammed and got over his head barely."

J.J. Putz (1-0) pitched a scoreless ninth for the win and Addison Reed got three outs for his third save in as many chances.

The Diamondbacks failed to score in the seventh after loading the bases with no outs, but got the tying run an inning later on Sandoval's bad throw.

With runners on first and second and two outs in the eighth, Campana hit a slow grounder to Sandoval, who rushed his throw to first. The ball sailed over Brandon Belt's head allowing Gerardo Parra to score the tying run from second.

"You have to keep your poise," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He got in a rush mode there. With the game on the line, you have to be a bit more cautious. You have to know the situation."

Sandoval had a chance to make up for that mistake in the bottom half but couldn't deliver. The Giants loaded the bases with one out with help from a fly to center that Campana misjudged to give Brandon Crawford a leadoff double.

Belt hit a fly ball to left field that was not deep enough to let Crawford tag from third. Sandoval then flied out to deep right to end the inning.

The Diamondbacks jumped on top early against Ryan Vogelsong with a two-run single by Pennington in the second inning and a two-run double by Montero in the third to take a 4-1 lead.

The Giants' hitters chipped away after the early deficit, getting a run in the third on the first bunt single of Buster Posey's career when he surprised Arizona with a two-out bunt with Angel Pagan on third.

Back-to-back doubles by Morse and Crawford to open the fourth made it 4-3 and Morse's double off Will Harris in the fifth gave the Giants the lead.

Notes

Arizona manager Kirk Gibson unsuccessfully challenged a play at second base in the first inning when Campana was caught stealing to end the inning after a strikeout to Paul Goldschmidt. ... The Giants held a pregame ceremony honoring their former home, Candlestick Park, which is set to be torn down later this year. ... Madison Bumgarner (1-0) takes the mound for the Giants on Friday when they open a series against Colorado. ... Brandon McCarthy (0-1) is set to take the mound for Arizona on Friday in the opener of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

 
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After a 2-8 start, the Diamondbacks are starting to show some progress with back-to-back victories in San Francisco.  (USATSI)
After a 2-8 start, the Diamondbacks are starting to show some progress with back-to-back victories in San Francisco. (USATSI)

Players of the Game
Arizona

C. Pennington
AB 5
R 1
H 3
HR 0
RBI 2
San Francisco

M. Morse
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 0
RBI 2
 

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Arizona Diamondbacks
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Tony Campana, CF6041022 .455
Aaron Hill, 2B6010004 .255
Paul Goldschmidt, 1B4110121 .370
Martin Prado, 3B4110011 .286
Miguel Montero, C4112013 .200
Mark Trumbo, LF4110101 .250
Gerardo Parra, RF4110103 .271
Cliff Pennington, SS5132013 .364
Randall Delgado, P2000010 .000
   Oliver Perez, P0000000 .000
   Will Harris, P0000000 .000
   a-A.J. Pollock, PH1000011 .205
   Brad Ziegler, P0000000 .000
   b-Eric Chavez, PH1000002 .091
   Joe Thatcher, P0000000 .000
   J.J. Putz, P0000000 .000
   c-Chris Owings, PH1000001 .289
   Addison Reed, P0000000 .000
Totals42613539  
a-struck out for Harris in the 6th
b-flied out for Ziegler in the 8th
c-flied out for Putz in the 10th
Batting
2B - Aaron Hill (5, Machi), Paul Goldschmidt (6, Vogelsong), Miguel Montero (1, Vogelsong), Mark Trumbo (2, Vogelsong)
RBI - Tony Campana (1), Miguel Montero 2 (4), Cliff Pennington 2 (2)
2-OUT RBI - Tony Campana (1)
SB - Tony Campana (1, 2nd base off Petit/Posey), Cliff Pennington (1, 2nd base off Petit/Posey)
CS - Tony Campana (1, 2nd base by Vogelsong/Posey)
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
DP - Hill-Pennington-Goldschmidt, Hill-Pennington-Goldschmidt-Pennington-Hill-Goldschmidt
Arizona Diamondbacks
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Randall Delgado 3.1633300 10.13
Oliver Perez 1011100 11.25
Will Harris 0.2211010 13.50
Brad Ziegler 2100110 3.18
Joe Thatcher 1100200 1.93
J.J. Putz (W,1-0) 1000020 0.00
Addison Reed (S,3) 1000010 3.60
IBB - Pagan by Joe Thatcher
Pitches-Strikes - Randall Delgado 72-41, Oliver Perez 15-8, Will Harris 16-12, Brad Ziegler 29-16, Joe Thatcher 20-9, J.J. Putz 14-11, Addison Reed 9-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Randall Delgado 3-6, Oliver Perez 1-1, Will Harris 1-0, Brad Ziegler 2-3, Joe Thatcher 1-2, J.J. Putz 1-0, Addison Reed 1-1
Batters Faced - Randall Delgado 18, Oliver Perez 3, Will Harris 4, Brad Ziegler 8, Joe Thatcher 6, J.J. Putz 3, Addison Reed 3
San Francisco Giants
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Angel Pagan, CF4110101 .442
Brandon Belt, 1B4000103 .295
Pablo Sandoval, 3B3100204 .132
Buster Posey, C5121011 .351
Hunter Pence, RF5120023 .146
Michael Morse, LF4122003 .400
   Santiago Casilla, P0000000 .000
   Sergio Romo, P0000000 .000
   a-Joaquin Arias, PH1000000 .143
   Yusmeiro Petit, P0000000 .000
Brandon Crawford, SS4021101 .300
Brandon Hicks, 2B3011220 .333
Ryan Vogelsong, P2000004 .200
   David Huff, P0000000 .000
   Juan Gutierrez, P0000000 .000
   b-Ehire Adrianza, PH1000000 .067
   Jean Machi, P0000000 .000
   Javier Lopez, P0000000 .000
   Juan Perez, LF0000000 .000
   c-Hector Sanchez, PH1000000 .250
Totals37510575  
a-grounded out for Romo in the 9th
b-grounded out for Gutierrez in the 6th
c-grounded out for Perez in the 10th
Batting
2B - Hunter Pence (3, Delgado), Michael Morse 2 (4, Delgado), Brandon Crawford 2 (4, Delgado)
SH - Juan Perez (1)
RBI - Buster Posey (7), Michael Morse 2 (10), Brandon Crawford (4), Brandon Hicks (3)
2-OUT RBI - Buster Posey (4), Michael Morse 2 (8), Brandon Hicks (2)
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
DP - Hicks-Crawford-Belt, Hicks-Crawford-Belt-Machi-Posey-Belt
E - Brandon Hicks (2, Misplayed grounder), Angel Pagan (1, Dropped fly), Pablo Sandoval (2, Throwing)
San Francisco Giants
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ryan Vogelsong 5744150 8.00
David Huff (H,1) 0.2000010 3.60
Juan Gutierrez (H,1) 0.1000010 3.18
Jean Machi (H,1) 0.2200100 0.00
Javier Lopez (H,2) 0.1000010 0.00
Santiago Casilla (BS,1) 1210100 0.00
Sergio Romo 1000010 3.00
Yusmeiro Petit (L,0-1) 1211000 6.00
IBB - Goldschmidt by Jean Machi
HBP - Montero (by Ryan Vogelsong)
Pitches-Strikes - Ryan Vogelsong 93-59, David Huff 9-7, Juan Gutierrez 6-3, Jean Machi 16-8, Javier Lopez 4-3, Santiago Casilla 24-15, Sergio Romo 8-7, Yusmeiro Petit 20-13
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ryan Vogelsong 4-5, David Huff 1-0, Jean Machi 1-0, Santiago Casilla 1-2, Sergio Romo 2-1, Yusmeiro Petit 1-2
Batters Faced - Ryan Vogelsong 24, David Huff 2, Juan Gutierrez 1, Jean Machi 4, Javier Lopez 1, Santiago Casilla 6, Sergio Romo 4, Yusmeiro Petit 5
Game Information
Attendance - 41577
Game Time - 4:10
Temperature - 59
Umpires - Home - Field Culbreth, First Base - Manny Gonzalez, Second Base - Jim Reynolds, Third Base - Sean Barber