Final

Cubs 1

(3-1, 1-1 away)

Giants 10

(3-2, 2-0 home)

    3:05 PM ET, March 6, 2005

    Scottsdale Stadium, Scottsdale, Arizona 

    R H E
    CHC - -
    SF - -

    San Francisco 10, Chicago 1

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Omar Vizquel homered and singled for his first hits in a San Francisco uniform, and the Giants turned a three-run first inning into a 10-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

    The Giants jumped on left-hander Jimmy Anderson for five singles and three runs in the first inning while showcasing their regular lineup with the exception of Tony Torcato and Pedro Feliz, who each contributed to the rally.

    Vizquel and Torcato started it with one-out singles, staged a double steal and scored on Feliz's two-run single. Edgardo Alfonzo singled with two outs and Marquis Grissom's run-scoring single made it 3-0.

    The Cubs scored off starter Kirk Rueter in the second on Todd Hollandsworth's leadoff triple and Jeromy Burnitz's sacrifice fly. The Giants answered in the third on Alfonzo's RBI single to make it 4-1.

    Vizquel's home run was the key as the Giants scored a pair of unearned runs in the fourth. Nomar Garciaparra's throwing error on Mike Matheny's grounder opened the inning, pitcher Matt Cain sacrificed and Ray Durham hit a sacrifice fly before Vizquel connected.

    Deivi Cruz homered for the Giants in the sixth, and they added three runs in the eighth with Julio Ramirez and Yamid Haad opening the inning with back-to-back doubles and Donaldo Mendez adding a run-scoring double.

    Rookie Lance Niekro, Vizquel, Alfonzo, Feliz and Grissom each had two hits in the Giants' 17-hit attack. The Cubs were limited to four hits by seven Giants pitchers, with rookie Matt Cain and Rueter each working two one-hit innings.

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