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Zito, Giants appreciate just-ended winning streak

Zito, Giants appreciate just-ended winning streak

MLB.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
Following his Tuesday performance, in which Barry Zito's run of 11 straight victories (counting the posteason) came to an unceremonious end, the left-hander had an immediate chance to reflect on the achievement.
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  • Giants place reliever Affeldt (oblique) on DL

    Giants place reliever Affeldt (oblique) on DL

    ESPN.com Apr 17, 2013
    The San Francisco Giants placed left-handed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.
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  • Brewers' bats come up big against Zito

    Brewers' bats come up big against Zito

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Brewers' 10-8 win over the Giants was settled in the eight-run third inning, an unlikely rally against Barry Zito that was highlighted by two-RBI hits for Rickie Weeks and Jonathan Lucroy, and Yuniesky Betancourt's fifth career grand slam.
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  • Video - Brewers Earn Walk-Off Win 00:32

    Brewers Earn Walk-Off Win

    Apr 17
    Pinch hitter Blake Lalli lofted a long single over the head of Gregor Blanco to drive in the game-winning run in the ninth inning.

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