MLB: San Francisco 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

May 5, 2013 at 11:23 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 (UPI) -- Matt Cain earned his first win of the season Sunday and San Francisco defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 to complete a three-game sweep.

Cain (1-2) held the Dodgers to one run over 7 1/3 innings in logging his initial victory after seven winless starts to begin the season. The right-hander allowed five hits and three walks while striking out four.

Sergio Romo was called on to make his 12th save with a 1-2-3 ninth after the Dodgers narrowed the Giants' 4-0 lead with three runs in the eighth.

Hunter Pence drove in all four San Francisco runs with a pair of doubles and an RBI groundout as the Giants took three straight from their California rivals notched a sixth consecutive win overall.

Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu (3-2) absorbed the loss, surrendering four runs on eight hits over six innings.

Adrian Gonzalez drove in two runs for fourth-place Los Angeles, which fell 5 1/2 games behind the National League West-leading Giants.

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