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Cody Ross Leads Giants Over D-Backs

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Cody Ross had a two-run double and scored on a double steal in the fifth inning to help San Francisco build a five-run lead, then the Giants held on for a 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night to stay atop the NL West.

    The Giants took advantage of an off-kilter

    Josh Collmenter

    (4-2) to lead 5-0 after five innings, but starter

    Matt Cain

    (6-4) nearly gave it all back over the next two.

    Miguel Montero

    hit a three-run homer off the San Francisco right-hander in the sixth inning to make it 5-4 before

    Nate Schierholtz

    gave the Giants the extra cushion they needed with an RBI double in the seventh.Closer

    Brian Wilson

    walked two and had a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth, but struck out

    Stephen Drew

    to close out his 19th save.