Giants, Penny Blank Phillies 4-0

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

San Fransisco Giants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Brad Penny pitched five-hit ball over eight shutout innings in his first start with the San Francisco Giants, leading the NL wild-card contenders to a 4-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Penny (1-0) was back in his old All-Star form in his first outing since he was released last week by Boston. Penny went 7-8 with a 5.61 ERA this season - including 1-6 in his last 11 starts. Penny could be a huge boost to San Francisco's NL wild-card push if he can pitch like this the rest of September.

Juan Uribe and Aaron Rowand each homered for the Giants. The Giants trailed Colorado by 1 game in the wild-card race entering
Wednesday night.

J.A. Happ (10-4) lost his second straight start for the Phillies.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 56783402 - kolotv.com/a?a=56783402