Aug 2, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro (19), shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) and first baseman Brandon Belt (9) high fives teammates after they ebat the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. San Francisco Giants defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner struck out 11 in seven innings, Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night. .
This was the first time since 2004 that the teams met. The last-place Giants won their third in a row overall.
Tampa Bay has lost two in a row, including its first game in August. The Rays went 21-5 in July.
Bumgarner (11-7) gave up one run, working around seven hits and three walks. Sergio Romo got two outs for his 26th save.
Brandon Belt had three hits, including a solo homer, for the Giants.
Chris Archer (6-4) allowed four runs and seven hits in seven innings. He had permitted just two runs - one earned - over 31 innings in winning his previous four starts.
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