With the pennant race heating up in the NL Central, Milwaukee pitcher Wily Peralta has suddenly cooled off.

Buster Posey matched a career-high with five hits and drove in three runs to lead the San Francisco to a 13-2 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers in the opener of a three-game set on Friday.

The way Buster Posey was swinging, manager Bruce Bochy figures he had at least one more hit in him.

Wily Peralta will try to become the newest member of the 16-win club when he leads the Milwaukee Brewers into Friday's opener of a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.

Gregor Blanco homered to back six dominant innings by Yusmeiro Petit, who made history in the San Francisco Giants' 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday.

SAN FRANCISCO-It has been nearly a year since Yusmeiro Petit came within a strike of becoming the 24th pitcher in major league history to throw a perfect game. In the aftermath of that disappointment, Petit didn't pout or wonder why the baseball gods held him back. He simply expressed gratitude for the opportunity to have such a magical night.

The biggest impression Jordan Lyles left in his latest start came with his bat.

SAN FRANCISCO - Yusmeiro Petit fell one strike short of a perfect game last September against the Arizona Diamondbacks. This time, he found a different way to etch his name into the record book.

One strike shy from a perfect game last September, Yusmeiro Petit refused to let another chance at baseball history slip away.

SAN FRANCISCO - Yusmeiro Petit fell one strike short of a perfect game last September against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Over the past month, he has found a different way to etch his name into the history book.

San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit has set a major league record by retiring 46 consecutive batters.

San Francisco's Yusmeiro Petit takes aim at the major league record for batters retired on Thursday when the Giants go after a series win in the finale of their four-game series with the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park.



FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Watch Bee news, lifestyle videos | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying
Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
TODAY'S CIRCULARS
Sacramentoconnect.com SacWineRegion.com SacMomsclub.com SacPaws.com BeeBuzz Points Find n Save