Spring training: Giants 9, Rockies 2

Todd Wellemeyer had his best outing of the spring, throwing four scoreless innings and allowing just two hits in the San Francisco Giants 9-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.

Wellemeyer, who is battling for the No. 5 spot in the rotation, did not walk a batter, did not record any strikeouts and needed only 41 pitches to get through his four innings of work. His spring ERA sits at 2.00.
Inside the box score
Andres Torres, in need of some good news, got it. He was 2 for 3 with two doubles and two runs scored, raising his spring average to .278. He’s battling for an outfield spot on the Giants roster.

Buster Posey continued to look strong this spring, going 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI.
Nate Schierholtz, playing in his first game since fouling a ball off his knee and knocking his head on the batting cage during a simulated game Sunday, was 2 for 3 with double, two runs scored and two RBI.
Fred Lewis was 0 for 2 with a run scored. He’s hitting .158 this spring.
Micah Downs had a triple and run scored in 3 at-bats. He’s hitting .429 this spring.

Up next
The Giants will split squads on Saturday. Matt Cain will get the start in a game against the Oakland A’s, while Kevin Pucetas pitches for the Giants against the Mariners.

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