Giants’ starter Madison Bumgarner pitched eight shutout innings, allowing only three hits while earning the Game 4 victory over the Texas Rangers. Bumgarner allowed only two walks and struck out six Rangers.
San Francisco’s offensive attack was led by Andres Torres, who was three-for-five with an RBI and run scored, and Edgar Renteria, who was three-for-four with a run scored.
Rangers’ starter Tommy Hunter allowed two runs on five hits and a walk in four innings of work.
Game 4 marked the second time during the 2010 World Series that the Giants held the Rangers scoreless through nine innings.
San Francisco’s victory gives the Giants a 3-1 series lead and places them just one win away from their first world championship since their 1954 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Texas must win the remaining three games to win their first world championship in franchise history.
Game 5 of the 2010 World Series will be Monday night in Arlington. Game 5 will feature a rematch of Game 1 with Tim Lincecum facing off against Cliff Lee.
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http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2010_10_31_sfnmlb_texmlb_1 “San Francisco Giants at Texas Rangers ‘” October 31, 2010″ MLB.com. Retrieved November 1, 2010.