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Morse paces Giants to 5-2 win over Phillies

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 17, 2014 at 6:14 pm •  Published: August 17, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the San Francisco Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.

Andrew Susac had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run for the Giants, who won their first series at home since taking two of three from Arizona right before the All-Star break. Brandon Crawford drove in a pair of runs.

Chase Utley and Cody Asche drove in runs for the Phillies, who have lost seven of their last nine.

Tim Lincecum (10-8) worked through five innings to end a personal three-game losing streak. He gave up two runs and seven hits.

Javier Lopez, Jean Machi, Sergio Romo and Santiago Casilla combined for four scoreless innings, allowing two hits and striking out nine. Casilla earned his 10th save in 13 chances.

David Buchanan (6-7) took the loss.