December 21, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Zito pitched into the ninth in his best start of the season, Juan Uribe hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants won their fourth straight at home against Florida with a 3-0 victory over the Marlins on Tuesday night.
Zito was close to his 11th career complete game and second this season, but manager Bruce Bochy pulled him for Sergio Romo after Wes Helms' one-out single on the left-hander's 107th pitch.
Zito (5-8), who entered his 17th start with the lowest run support in the majors at 2.80, outpitched All-Star Josh Johnson (7-2) with an efficient performance. He allowed four hits, struck out six and walked one in only his second outing of the year reaching eight innings.
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