SAN FRANCISCO — Mike Krukow and Scott Garrelts combined on a three-hitter, and rookie Mike Aldrete snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run triple in the eighth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 3-0 win over the Dodgers Friday night.
Jose Uribe opened the eighth with an infield single off losing pitcher Tom Niedenfuer (6-6). Krukow (19-8) sacrificed, and Will Clark was walked intentionally.
After Robby Thompson fouled out, Aldrete hit a 400-foot triple off Franklin Stubbs' glove in center field. Candy Maldonado followed with an RBI single.
Steve Sax's one-out single off Krukow in the third inning extended his hitting streak to 24 games, longest in the National League this season, and it kept pace with the ongoing streak of Don Mattingly of the New York Yankees in the American League. Sax is hitting .327, nine points behind the NL leader, Tim Raines of Montreal.