Pittsburgh collected only five hits.

Madison Bumgarner has pitched pretty well in 2011. His record doesn't reflect it. He was on tonight and was rewarded with a win. James McDonald was solid, but the offense provided zilch. The winning streak was halted at one.

San Francisco scored their runs quickly and with the aid of the extra base hit. In the fourth, Jeff Keppinger collected the first hit for the Giants. It was a double. He later scored on a double from Aubrey Huff. Charlie Stewart cracked a solo jack in the fifth and Huff did likewise in the sixth.

Jason Grilli gave up singles to Keppinger and Huff in the eighth to put runners on the corners with one out. He was pulled and Joe Beimel allowed one run on a ground ball out from Nate Schierholtz. Cody Ross' blooper fell in and ...

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Randy is currently living and thriving in suburban Dayton, OH with his wife and two kids. He was raised in Cincinnati, OH and attended Anderson High School. He went to Miami University (Ohio) and received a degree in Paper Science Engineering from MU. He is a devout Christian and a pop culture buff. He coaches his son’s baseball and basketball teams and his daughters softball and basketball teams. Randy has been a Pirates fan since the late 1970s and has fond memories of the 1979 World Series team. He began blogging for Most Valuable Network in 5/2004 after stumbling across a help-wanted sign for a Pirates blogger. He wrote for Pittsburgh Lumber Co. until the site merged with Pirates Prospects in 2/2011.