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10:15 PM ET, July 27, 2007
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
• Summary: Barry Bonds hit career homer No. 754 off Marlins rookie Rick Vanden Hurk, as the Giants won an offensive battle 12-10.
• Chasing Aaron: With the first-inning blast, Bonds is just one homer shy of tying Hank Aaron's all-time mark of 755.
• Quotable: "It's sinking." -- Bonds on whether being on the verge of catching Aaron had finally sunk in
• Figure this: Vanden Hurk becomes the 444th different pitcher to give up a Bonds' homer.
• Yard work: San Francisco matched a season high with four homers.
-- ESPN.com news services
Giants 12, Marlins 10
The Giants tied a season high with four home runs, including Ray Durham's tiebreaking two-run shot off Renyel Pinto (2-4) that gave San Francisco a 9-7 lead. ... Pedro Feliz and Bengie Molina hit back-to-back shots in the fifth off Vanden Hurk. ... Cody Ross and Hanley Ramirez homered for Florida. "It was like a football game out there," Bonds said. "I don't think I've ever seen that many home runs hit in this ballpark." ... Vinnie Chulk (4-2) retired the final two batters of the sixth to earn the win.
Regular Season Series
|FLA||1st||M Cabrera singled to right center, D Uggla scored.||1||0|
|1st||R Durham hit sacrifice fly to left, D Roberts scored.||1||1|
|1st||B Bonds homered to left center.||1||2|
|FLA||3rd||M Jacobs doubled to right, M Cabrera and J Willingham scored.||3||2|
|FLA||3rd||C Ross homered to left, M Jacobs scored.||5||2|
|FLA||4th||H Ramirez doubled to deep center, J Hermida scored.||6||2|
|5th||P Feliz homered to left, B Bonds and R Klesko scored.||6||5|
|5th||B Molina homered to left.||6||6|
|FLA||6th||H Ramirez homered to left center.||7||6|
|6th||O Vizquel singled to center, R Winn scored, O Vizquel to second on error by center fielder A Amezaga.||7||7|
|6th||R Durham homered to left, O Vizquel scored.||7||9|
|6th||B Molina singled to right, R Klesko to third, P Feliz to second, P Feliz to third, B Molina to second advancing on throw. R Klesko scored, R Klesko to third, P Feliz to third, P Feliz to second. P Fel||7||11|
|6th||M Sweeney singled to center, B Molina scored.||7||12|
|FLA||7th||H Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to center, J Hermida scored.||8||12|
|FLA||9th||J Hermida hit a ground rule double to deep right center, M Olivo scored.||9||12|
|FLA||9th||H Ramirez singled to center, J Hermida scored.||10||12|
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|Stadium||AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA|
|Attendance||42,831 (102.2% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||63 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Mike Reilly, First Base - Jeff Kellogg, Second Base - Eric Cooper, Third Base - Andy Fletcher|