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Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner wipes his face in the first inning of a baseball against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes.

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Worley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0

Pittsburgh Pirates' Vance Worley works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career.

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This Date In Baseball

1908 — Rube Waddell struck out 16, sending the St. Louis Browns past the Philadelphia A’s 5-4.

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Rockies beaten by homers in 7-5 loss to Pirates

Colorado Rockies shortstop Josh Rutledge reaches out but can not field a pop sinlge off the bat of Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez in the seventh inning of the Pirates' 7-5 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — When Nolan Arenado flashed some impressive glove work to help get out of a bases-loaded jam in the fifth it looked like the Colorado Rockies’ day.

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Harrison’s 4 hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5

Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu, back, fields throw as Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison pulls into second base with a double in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Josh Harrison proved that last month’s escape in a rundown was no fluke. He also helped the Pittsburgh Pirates avoid another sweep at Coors Field.

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