MLB: San Francisco 19, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

Sept. 15, 2013 at 2:06 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs and Brandon Belt drove in six Saturday in the San Francisco Giants' 19-3 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Pence's bases-loaded shot came in the fifth inning and handed the Giants a 12-1 lead. He hit a two-run single to ignite a four-run second.

Belt finished 5-for-6 with four runs scored while Gregor Blanco went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI for San Francisco, which rapped out 22 hits in taking a second straight from the Dodgers.

Tim Lincecum (10-13) went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits. He walked two and struck out six.

LA starter Ricky Nolasco (13-10) was pounded for seven runs (five earned) on seven hits in just 1 1/3 innings.

Alex Castellanos hit his first major-league homer for the National League West-leading Dodgers.

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