and Brandon Belt’s sacrifice fly later in the inning tied thescore. Theriot untied it in the seventh. His third hit of the night, asharp single to right, brought Brandon Crawford streaking home andgave the Giants a 5-4 lead. Theriot is hitting .412 over his past 10 games.
His efforts Tuesdayput Lincecum in line for his first victory since April 28. “To see the way he was battling, as an offense you want to battleas well,” Theriot said. Lincecum’s rotation colleagues have been able to shield a batteredbullpen over the past week with lengthy, effective outings. Butafter Jeremy Affeldt gave up the lead in the eighth — on CarlosQuentin’s second homer of the game — and the Giants left the basesloaded in the top of the ninth, manager Bruce Bochy was left withfew options for the bottom of the final frame.
Santiago Casilla(bruised tibia) remains unavailable, and Sergio Romo was being heldfor a save opportunity, so Bochy turned to rookie Steve Edlefsen. “With Casilla down, you go a little differently,” Bochy said. “Allthese guys — you’re going to need them occasionally. I wanted tostart the inning with (Edlefsen). DVB-T Car Antenna
He just left a pitch up.” Forsythe crushed Edlefsen’s 1-0 fastball into the left-fieldstands. It was Forsythe’s first career homer. “That’s obviously one I’d like back,” Edlefsen said. “The pitch wassupposed to be low and away, and it kind of came back over theplate. That’s a tough one to swallow.” There haven’t been a lot of tough ones lately for the Giants, but atroubling theme continues to surface. China CB Radio Antenna
The Giants are 19-5 since May3 when starters other than Lincecum take the ball; they are 0-7with Lincecum on the mound during that stretch and 2-10 overall inhis starts. Lincecum feels he is “starting to crawl out of (this) and make theright push in the right direction.” But even he finds it hard toignore the mounting losses. “Everybody comes here with one purpose, and that’s to win,” hesaid. “It’s just another thing to add to things that are goingthrough my mind. 2.4 GHZ WIFI Antenna
Your job is to put the team in a position to win. “I haven’t been doing that.” Major League Baseball released the first updates in All-Star gamefan voting, showing that Posey is in a tight heat in the bid to bevoted the National League’s starting catcher; Posey (1,072,464votes) trails only St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina(1,100,048). Melky Cabrera is in fifth place among National League outfieldersbut trails Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun, who currently holds the thirdand final starting spot, by nearly 400,000 votes. Pablo Sandoval isfourth in the voting among third basemen.
Sandoval started at third base for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzliesand went 1 for 4 with a double. Angel Pagan extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He also hasstreaks of 20 and 11 games this season and has hit safely in 44 ofhis past 46 games. The Giants selected college pitchers with six of their first sevenpicks on the second day of the MLB draft.
Through the first 15rounds, the Giants have selected seven pitchers, two catchers, twoinfielders and four outfielders. Saint Mary’s right-hander Martin Agosta was chosen in the secondround. Agosta, who went 9-2 with a 2.18 ERA this season, went toJesuit High School in Sacramento, where he was a teammate of AndrewSusac, last year’s second-round pick. Right fielder Johnathan “Mac” Williamson, a third-round pick, hit17 homers for Wake Forest.
Center fielder Ryan Tella, an 11th-roundpick out of Auburn, is a Fremont native. For more on the Giants, see Alex Pavlovic’s Giants Extra blog at blogs.mercurynews.com/Giants . Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/AlexPavlovic .