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Giants fall to Phillies in 12 innings; Pujols powers Angels past A’s

The Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols slides into home where teammates await him, following his two-run home run in the ninth inning against the A’s on Wednesday in Anaheim. The Angels won 8-6.
The Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols slides into home where teammates await him, following his two-run home run in the ninth inning against the A’s on Wednesday in Anaheim. The Angels won 8-6. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Giants’ 5-4 loss in Philadelphia and the A’s 8-6 loss in Los Angeles:

1-7: The Giants’ record behind top starters Johnny Cueto and Madison Bumgarner since the All-Star break; San Francisco went 29-8 behind the duo in the first half.

2: Times the Giants’ Jake Peavy has pitched in relief in 379 career major-league appearances.

2: Games the Giants lead the Dodgers by the National League West.

3: Runs batted in by the Giants’ Buster Posey and the Phillies’ Maikel Franco..

6: Season high-matching earned runs allowed by A’s starting pitcher Kendall Graveman, marking the first time in six starts that he’s given up more than three.

6.12: Cueto and Bumgarner’s combined ERA against the Phillies this season; San Francisco’s All-Stars have a 2.10 ERA against the rest of baseball.

10: Strikeouts by Cueto.

12: Career walk-off home runs by the Angels’ Albert Pujols, who is two behind Mark McGwire for 10th on the career list.

13: Losses by the Giants in 17 games since the All-Star break.

13: Games the A’s are under .500, the fifth time they’ve been in such a hole.

14: Total number of pitchers used by the Giants and Phillies.

17: Times the A’s have lost this season after having a lead of two or more runs, most in the American League.

60: Oakland became the seventh major-league team to reach 60 losses this season.

.111: Joe Panik’s batting average (2 fo 18) since coming off the disabled list last Thursday.

112: Pitches thrown by Cueto.

372: Career home runs by Philadelphia’s Ryan Howard.

.581: Career home runs by Pujols,

1,191: Career extra base-base hits by Pujols.

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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