Sunday, July 15, 2012

SF Giants Back On Top in NL West

On a night when the L.A. Dodgers blew a game leaving the door open for the Giants to take over the division lead, rookie Giants catcher Hector Sanchez would make that door seem one in a dream, so close yet so far away.

Well, the dream ended in a fantasy finish instead of a nightmare as Sanchez, who was blamed for an error that allowed a score to run to tie the game, came up with the walk off RBI in the 12th inning.  You could argue that the error should not have been charged to Sanchez on the throw.  A ball in the dirt bounced away from him and , and, and, well, let's just say it was a keystone cops type play, ugly.

The Giants are now atop the NL West by a half game.  The celebration that Sanchez's RBI triggered last night expressed not only the teams' giddy emotions from a roller coaster ride game, but also the fans.  The Giants are torturing us again folks!

Final Score (12)
Astros 2
Giants 3

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