It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
Matt Cain pitched seven strong innings, Joaquin Arias homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Wednesday night to extend their NL West lead to 2 1/2 games with their first three-game sweep at Dodger Stadium in five years.
The San Francisco Giants brushed aside the Los Angeles Dodgers the last time the rivals met in a three-game series at AT&T Park.
Matt Cain followed up his perfect game by persevering through five difficult innings for another victory, and Brandon Crawford had an early two-run double among the San Francisco Giants’ 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the Giants on Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two running catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0.
The San Francisco Giants are committed to keeping All-Star right-hander Matt Cain in their talented rotation beyond 2012, and CEO and president Larry Baer said Thursday that serious conversations are ongoing with the pitcher’s representatives.
Security will be tight at Dodgers stadium as this will be the first series meeting with the Giants since the Bryan Stow attack on March 31st.
Matt Cain scattered five hits over six innings, Aubrey Huff and Freddy Sanchez drove in three runs each and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-0 Saturday for their first win of the season.