San Francisco Giants defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-1
Giants rookie pitcher Joe Martinez was two strikes away from walking off the mound after a solid first series in the major leagues.
That all changed once Mike Cameron rocketed a ball right back at him.
Martinez was hit in the head by Cameron's line drive, knocked to his knees and bloodied Thursday in San Francisco's 7-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Martinez made it off the field under his own power, then was taken to a hospital for a CT scan and evaluation. His...
San Francisco - Two innings doomed them.
Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Manny Parra locked up the San Francisco Giants, a team not expected to be potent on offense, for three innings.
Parra, one of the staff's young, talented starters, moved the ball around, changed speeds and showed nice command.
Then, like so many times last season, he hit a wall and the Giants capitalized with five runs in the fourth and fifth innings, taking the final game of the season-opening...