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Giants beat Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers 4-2 behind Madison Bumgarner

  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES — Sergio Romo's reflexes gave him and the San Francisco Giants a hard-earned save.

The Giants held off the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 4-2 win on Friday night when pinch-hitter Adrian Gonzalez's hard grounder went off Romo's right foot.

The ball bounced to third baseman Joaquin Arias, who threw to first for the final out after the Dodgers had runners on first and third with two outs.

"Got a little scary there the last couple innings," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "He got a break there at the end with a kick save."

Hunter Pence homered and scored twice and the Giants got to Clayton Kershaw (14-9) with four consecutive singles — the first three with two strikes — to start the seventh.


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