MLB: Arizona 2, San Francisco 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Brandon McCarthy controlled San Francisco on one run over eight innings Saturday and the Arizona Diamonds edged the Giants 2-1.

McCarthy (4-9) allowed six hits, walked one and struck out six, hurling 70-of-99 pitches for strikes.


Brad Ziegler tossed a 1-2-3 ninth for his ninth save as the D-backs took a second win in three game against the Giants.

Paul Goldschmidt's RBI triple in the fifth inning broke a 1-1 tie and Gerardo Parra also drove in a run for Arizona.

Giants starter Matt Cain (8-9) was hung with the loss, yielding two runs on eight hits in a 6 1/3-inning stint.

Marco Scutaro drove in San Francisco's only run.

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