Goldschmidt leads Diamondbacks past Giants 5-1

Apr 19, 2015 6:42 PM by Ross Field

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco nemesis Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson get his first with for Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 5-1 victory over the struggling Giants on Sunday.

Chris Owings added a two-run single and A.J. Pollock had three hits, scored two runs and made a run-saving diving catch for the Diamondbacks, who took three of four from the defending World Series champions.

Tim Hudson (0-2) allowed five runs and six hits in five innings as San Francisco lost for the ninth time in 10 games.

One day after snapping an eight-game losing streak, the Giants found themselves in an early hole against the Diamondbacks thanks to a player who has done plenty of damage against San Francisco in recent years.

Goldschmidt hit the first pitch he saw from Hudson over the left-field fence for a two-run shot.

Hellickson (1-2), who allowed one runs and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings.

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