MLB: San Diego 6, San Francisco 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Yonder Alonso delivered a tie-breaking, two-run single in the seventh inning Sunday, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 6-4 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 5, LA Dodgers 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A two-run single by Marco Scutaro in the seventh put San Francisco in front for good Friday on its way to a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Atlanta 3, San Francisco 2

ATLANTA, July 19 (UPI) -- Freddie Freeman and David Ross hit home runs Thursday that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: San Francisco 7, St. Louis 5

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt scored the go-ahead run in the sixth on a St. Louis mistake Thursday and added an RBI double, pushing San Francisco past the Cardinals 7-5.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 (UPI) -- Kevin Correia tossed six strong innings and Garrett Jones homered Sunday in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 4-1 win over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Pittsburgh 3

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 (UPI) -- Emmanuel Burriss came home with the game-winning run on a Pittsburgh error in the ninth Saturday, handing the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Colorado 5

DENVER, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A triple by September call-up Brett Pill gave San Francisco the lead in the eighth inning Saturday and the Giants stayed hot by downing Colorado 6-5.

MLB: San Fran. 4, San Diego 3 (11 innings)

SAN DIEGO, July 17 (UPI) -- Chris Stewart's suicide squeeze bunt in the 11th inning Sunday broke a tie and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Colorado 1

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (UPI) -- Ryan Vogelsong's eight innings of one-run ball and Andres Torres' go-ahead RBI Sunday carried the San Francisco Giants past Colorado 2-1.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Oakland 4 (11 inn.)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 (UPI) -- Emmanuel Burriss delivered an RBI single in the 11th inning Sunday, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 win over Oakland and a series sweep.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Oakland 1 (10 inn.)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff drove in Emmanuel Burriss with a one-out single in the 10th Friday to help the San Francisco Giants beat Oakland 2-1.

MLB: San Francisco 4, St. Louis 2

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30 (UPI) -- Matt Cain gave up two runs in 6 1/3 innings Friday and won his fourth straight decision, helping bring the San Francisco Giants a 4-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: San Diego 2, San Francisco 1

SAN DIEGO, May 21 (UPI) -- Chad Gaudin allowed a run over six innings for his first victory of the year Wednesday and San Diego held on to edge San Francisco 2-1.

MLB: San Francisco 9, Washington 7

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit a two-out walk-off home run Tuesday that gave the San Francisco Giants a 9-7 win over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: San Fran. 7, LA Dodgers 5 (13 inn.)

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- Randy Winn's fourth hit Sunday, a two-run 13th-inning single, boosted the San Francisco Giants to a 7-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Emmanuel Burriss
San Francisco Giants shortstop Emmanuel Burriss makes his Major League debut during the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 20, 2008. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Emmanuel "Manny" Allen Burriss (born January 17, 1985 in Washington, D.C.) is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the San Francisco Giants. He is a switch-hitter who throws right-handed and has played both second base and shortstop.

Burriss attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., and St. Ann's Academy in middle school. At Wilson, he played basketball as well as baseball. He was the first Major League Baseball player to graduate from the Washington, D.C. public school system since 1981, when catcher Willie Royster played in four games for the Baltimore Orioles. Burriss also played in the Cape Cod Baseball League, a summer league for college players, with the Orleans Cardinals, and he played collegiately at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. After his college career the San Francisco Giants drafted him in the first round of the 2006 MLB Draft.

After two strong years in the minor leagues, Burriss was rated the Giants' tenth best prospect in the Baseball America Prospect Handbook 2008. He did not make the Giants out of spring training that year, but the Giants purchased his contract from the AAA Fresno Grizzlies on April 20. He finished his rookie season with a stellar .283 batting average in 95 games. Afterwards, Burriss participated in the 2008 Arizona Fall League as a member of the Scottsdale Scorpions. During the Giants' 2009 spring training camp Burriss competed with Kevin Frandsen for the starting second baseman position; Burriss was named the starter on April 1, 2009. On June 4, Burriss was playing second base as Randy Johnson won his 300th game against the Washington Nationals. Burriss' RBI single in the second inning proved to be the game-winning RBI. Despite that, on Tuesday, June 16, he was sent down to AAA Fresno Grizzlies for Matt Downs due to his lack of offensive production. On July 5, 2009 Burriss fractured the fifth metatarsal in his left foot rounding second base at Fresno, ending his season. He refractured the foot in Spring training 2010. Burriss returned (in Fresno) late in the 2010 season, and he was called up once the season ended.

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