Blanco helps Giants beat Phillies 6-5

By Rick Eymer/Associated Press 8:11pm, August 16, 2014
Gregor Blanco hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Michael Morse had two doubles and a triple as San Francisco won for the second time in three games following a five-game skid. Blanco went 2 for 2 with two RBIs.

Ryan Howard had three hits and three RBIs for the Phillies, who have lost six of eight. Ben Revere went 4 for 5.

Jeremy Affledt (3-1) pitched 1 1-3 innings for the win. Antonio Bastardo (5-7) took the loss. Sergio Romo got the final two outs for his 23rd save.


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