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posted: 6/6/2012 8:51 PM

Blanco, Bumgarner lead Giants to 6-5 win

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  • San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford hurdles the San Diego Padres' Cameron Maybin while relaying to first to complete a double play Wednesday during the third inning in San Diego.

      San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford hurdles the San Diego Padres' Cameron Maybin while relaying to first to complete a double play Wednesday during the third inning in San Diego.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Gregor Blanco homered and scored twice and Madison Bumgarner prevailed in a matchup of lefties as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Wednesday.

The Giants have won eight of 10 overall and 14 of their last 19 against the Padres, who have the worst record in the majors.

Bumgarner (7-4) won his second straight start while Clayton Richard (2-7) lost for the second time in four starts. Sergio Romo pitched the ninth for his third save in three chances.

Bumgarner allowed four runs and seven hits in six innings, struck out four and walked four.

Richard went 5 2-3 innings, allowing six runs -- four earned -- and matching his season high by allowing 10 hits.

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