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Chase Field

Giants beat Diamondbacks, 2-1, to complete sweep

PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner might win every Battle Royale in October. But most days, he is like any other pitcher. He needs help to win. Bumgarner needed a lot of it Sunday at Chase Field. The Giants obliged in a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to finish a three-game sweep and run their win streak to six. Justin Maxwell hit a solo home run and made a diving catch. Hunter Pence lined a tiebreaking double in the third inning. Most critically, a bullpen that appeared worn down at times in the first half looked sharp while protecting the slimmest edge over four innings. The Giants bullpen earned this sweep. Bruce Bochy made 16 pitching changes over the three games (including...