Oct 21, 2010

San Francisco Giants on verge of World Series after prevail over Phillies

Juan Uribe drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly as the San Francisco Giants pushed the Philadelphia Phillies to the brink of removal with a scrappy 6-5 win last night to grasp control of the National League Championship series.

With the score tied at 5-5 and one out in the ninth, Uribe sent a Roy Oswalt pitch to cavernous left, permitting Aubrey Huff to race home with the winning run.

The Giants lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 and will have a prospect to clinch a World Series place with a conquest in Game Five at home tonight.

Both the Phillies and Giants will send out their pinnacle sides for tonight's game. In a rematch of the Game One starters, Roy Halladay will get to the hill for the Phillies whereas the Giants will hand the ball to Tim Lincecum.

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