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Rockies edge Giants for 2-1 victory

DENVER It was a moment for Buster Posey to be Buster Posey. Instead, the Giants' cleanup-hitting star flung his bat and snapped off his leg protector after Colorado's Jorge De La Rosa drilled him in the back with a pitch in the sixth inning. So with the bases loaded, it was a moment for Hunter Pence to be Hunter Pence. Instead, the Giants had Marlon Byrd. He swung at four pitches, and aside from a foul nubber, made no contact while striking out. And the Giants dropped their seventh consecutive game, as their offense went flat again at carbonated Coors Field in a 2-1 loss Friday to the Colorado Rockies. The Giants cannot stroll past any chance to scrape off a portion of their...

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