|San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver, Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)|
Giants sweep Rockies behind Pence, Lincecum
Lincecum (6-11) worked around five walks, allowing one run and five hits in six innings. After going 4-9 with a 5.26 ERA in 18 starts from the start of May through July 25, he is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in his last two outings against the Mets and Rockies.
He had not won consecutive starts since April 23 against the Mets and April 28 against the Padres. In Lincecum's previous appearance at Coors Field, he gave up six runs in 2 1-3 innings on April 11.