Giants rally past Rockies 9-6 to bail out Lincecum

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Associated Press

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 1:36 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 10 at 4:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to cap San Francisco's rally from a four-run deficit and the Giants went on to beat the Colorado Rockies for the eighth straight time, 9-6 on Tuesday night.

Brandon Crawford hit a three-run homer to start the comeback and Hunter Pence had a pair of RBI singles for the Giants, who have won the first two games of the series.

Dexter Fowler and Josh Rutledge each drove in two runs in a five-run second inning against Tim Lincecum, and Troy Tulowitzki added a solo homer off the former Giants ace to help the Rockies build a 6-2 lead.

But the Giants scored four runs in the sixth to tie the game and then won it in the eighth against Matt Belisle (0-1).

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