Giants win playoff opener behind Fitzgerald
San Jose 7, Modesto 3
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W: Justin Fitzgerald (1-0)
L: Josh Sullivan (0-1)
HR: Mike Zuanich (1) Tim Wheeler (1)
Player of the game: Justin Fitzgerald
Notes: San Jose scored the first five runs of this game including a three run 3rd inning... Justin Fitzgerald allowed one run in seven innings... Francisco Peguero had two hits, including a leadoff double, and extended his hitting streak... Jose Flores had three hits and scored twice... Brandon Crawford's 8th inning two run double extended San Jose's lead to 7-3... Tim Wheeler had two of Modesto's six hits and drove in two runs... Josh Sullivan allowed five runs on six hits and four walks in 4.1 IP... Sullivan threw three wild pitches... Attendance was 2,084...
Quakes commit seven errors in shutout loss
Lake Elsinore 5, Rancho Cucamonga 0
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W: Chris Young
L: Garrett Richards (0-1)
S: Anthony Bass (1)
Player of the game: Chris Young
Notes: Chris Young struck out seven and allowed three hits and one walk in 5.2 scoreless innings... Anthony Bass struck out three in the final 3.1 IP to earn the save and preserve the shutout... Darwin perez and Alberto Rosario were each charged with two of Rancho Cucamonga's seven errors... Teams combined for only 10 hits and two doubles... Vince Belnome had two RBI and was the only player with more than one hit... Dan Robertson scored three times... Garrett Richards allowed one earned run and walked four in five innings... Attendance was 4,204...