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Pablo Sandoval helps Giants over Dodgers 7-4 (w/video)

  • San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval hits a single to score Angel Pagan in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Giants won 7-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

The Giants had played well throughout a testing three-city trip and the season's first 38 games. At 24-14, they're tied for the best record in the National League.

The latest victory came on a day when Bochy rested regulars and threw out the emergency lineup. The Giants faced Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, then watched closer Sergio Romo blow a save for the first time in 13 tries this season.

With stellar defense and timely hitting, the Giants finished a 7-3 road trip against three teams -#8212; the Dodgers, Braves and Pirates -#8212; that played in the playoffs last season. The Giants didn't make an error in the final five games of the trip.

"To go 7-3, I can't say it surprised me," Bochy said. "I think they're that good out there."

It was the Giants' seventh win in 10 tries against the Dodgers this season.


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