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Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways From Giants' 4-2 Win Over Brewers

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    Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways From Giants' 4-2 Win Over Brewers
    Alex Pavlovic
    Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Giants' 4-2 win over Brewers

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    SAN FRANCISCO - With the go-ahead run on second in the bottom of the seventh, Kelby Tomlinson was rung up on a pitch that was about half a foot from the bottom of the zone. Bruce Bochy threw his hands up in anger. Several others in the dugout hollered at home plate umpire Fieldin Culbreth. 

    Seconds later, the dugout was full of sheepish grins. 

    Jarrett Parker's check-swing resulted in an accidental double down the left field line. Two runs scored and the Giants held on for a 4-2 victory that gave them the series win over the Brewers. 

    Here are five things to know from the final game of the homestand … 

    -- Matt Moore's solid day ended when he walked the leadoff batter in the seventh. His line: 6 innings, 5 hits, 1 earned run, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts. He has allowed five total runs over his past three starts. 

    -- Moore caught a break in the sixth after the first two batters singled. Jonathan Villar had third base stolen by a mile, but Ryan Braun swung on the pitch and flied out to the track in center. Villar had to retreat and he couldn't tag up. Two grounders to short got Moore out of the inning. 

    -- Josh Hader, a 23-year-old reliever who looks and pitches like Bizarro Tim Lincecum, dominated the Giants the last two days. The left-hander has a 1.23 ERA in 21 big league appearances. The Giants should get one of those. 

    -- Accident or not, Parker's double counts. It was his ninth since he was called up on August 3. He has 14 RBI this month. 

    -- Mark Melancon pitched a perfect eighth, striking out two. He hasn't allowed a run in six appearances since coming off the disabled list.

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