Hunter Pence stroked a three-run double in the top of the ninth as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 3-1, in the third installment of a four-game set.
PHILADELPHIA - On a night that could have been disastrous for the weary Giants bullpen, Madison Bumgarner firmly reestablished his position as an ace.
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There are no secrets to Hunter Pence's approach to hitting in crucial situations. His simple strategy worked again.
Madison Bumgarner looks to secure a third straight winning start on Wednesday night as the San Francisco Giants play the third contest of a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Houston righty Brad Peacock drew the ire of manager Bo Porter his last time out. Now, he'll try to lead the Astros to a series win over the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
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All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros' way this time.
L.J. Hoes' homer in the 12th inning boosted the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics in the opener of a three-game set on Tuesday.
The Athletics and the Oakland City Council announced a 10-year lease extension agreement that could have the team continue to play its games at O.co Coliseum.

A's Scorecard
The El Paso Chihuahuas pounded out 16 hits and scored in six of the eight innings they batted in a 16-7 victory over the visiting River Cats on Wednesday night.
With two outs and the bases loaded in the13th inning, Shane Peterson reached on a run-scoring infield single, and the River Cats went on to a 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas on Tuesday night.

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