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|Pinch-Hit Single Sends SF Over Cubs
|SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Andres Torres hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the San Francisco Giants into a weekend showdown against San Diego on a high note following an 8-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Pat Burrell hit a grand slam and solo home run and Pablo Sandoval also homered to snap a drought of 178 at-bats without a longball as the Giants won despite blowing a four-run lead.
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