Ryu’s only blemish was a Tony Abreu fifth-inning home run that momentarily tied the game at 1-1. Matt Kemp untied the game on the second pitch he saw leading off in the bottom of the inning.
“Ryu’s been great for us all year. We couldn’t have asked for anything more than what he’s given us,” Dodger manager Don Mattingly said.
Carl Crawford went 3 for 5 for the NL West Division Champions.
Brian Wilson’s relief appearance in the 8th inning gave the Giants’ fans a chance to collectively boo the former Giants’ closer.
Wilson responded by striking out Gregor Blanco, getting Angel Pagan to fly out to left on one pitch, and striking out Juan Perez for a perfect three-up, three-down inning.
Mattingly insisted Wilson’s appearance had no underlying message, “It wasn’t for anything dramatic, just get three outs.”
Matt Cain pitched seven innings allowing both Dodger runs and was lifted after throwing 100 pitches.
The Giants have two more games with the Dodgers and end the last home stand of the season against the San Diego Padres over the weekend.
Barry Zito will make the start on Wednesday that will likely be his final farewell pitching appearance in the majors.
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