Lincecum line: 4.2 innings, 4 hits, 3 runs, 2 earned, 3 walks, 5Ks, ERA 3.33.
Labored with 102pitches, 58 for strikes. Had a lead early. But Mets rallied with an RBI single in 4th, sac fly in 5th to tie at 2-2.
Cuddyer doubled in 5th to give Mets 3-2 lead.
Lincecum would have taken loss but for a Crawford homerun to put the Giants back up in the 6th.
But bullpen couldn’t hold and Mets scored in the 7th and 9th to win, 5-4.
So no sweep, but Giants had successful road trip and come home without any trace of swoon. They’re hitting. The pitching is decent. And they’re coming home.
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Warriors up 63-55 with 7:13 left in 3rd. Just missed a D.Lee layup. That’s at least 2 easy ones they’ve missed. Now lead is 5.
Game getting sloppy now at 65-58, with players on the floor rolling around like Delly.
OK, Delly ally-oop at 5:03 in 3rd. 65-62 Warriors, getting serious.
Dubs looking careless. Cavs coming on hard.
BARNES for three, 68-62.
Mozgov gets an easy 2 back. 68-64
At 69-65, Warriors defend their basket, and get ball back. Curry misses shot.
Then ref blows a call on loose ball out-of-bounds.
Iguodala sweet three, 71-65 at 2:31
but can’t make it two in a row at 1:51.
He gets fouled by James at 1:29. Iggy making a difference tonight,73-67.
LBJ battles back in the paint, 73-69 on a second shot. Then Dubs turn ball over. And a foul is called on Livingston.
LBJ misses FT. Makes second. 73-70.
Curry gets three with 18 seconds left. 76-70. Clutch.
James misses long three at buzzer.
76-70 after Three Quarters.
Dubs outshooting on threes/ 36p to 21p
But big rebounding difference to Cavs, 35-27.
Everything about even. Six point lead? Not much of a margin going into 4th Q.
The start of the 4th.
LBJ on bench. Delly misses 3.
Barnes rebound, to Curry to Green for a fastbreak dunk.
That’s Warrior pace. 78-70.
At 10:15, Curry hesitation dribble to Thompson and the lead is 10, 80-70.
Barnes with rebound, and then assist to curry , and it’s 82-70 with 9 plus left.
Cavs with multiple shots at the basket, ,but getting rebounds. finally at 8:11 Dubs get it back…and Curry hits a three 85-72 , 7:45 left.
Iguodala with third 3— 88-74, 7:12 left.
Lee gets a dunk on a Thompson assist. 90-75.
Mozgov gets a quick 2, 90-77
Livingston misses at 6:06.
Another 3 by Iggy, 93-77, shooting 8/15, 22 points.
Mozgov FT, 93-78.
Lee to the line. Misses first. Both! 93-79 4:41 left.
Delly miss, Lee rebounds.Delly is 3/14 for the night. Not a good Gael.
Curry fouled. 4:24
Green assists to Livington layup, 95-79. 3:35 in 4th.
Curry with scoop 98-79, 3:06 left. Hello Oakland?
100-79 with 2:08 left. Maybe Warriors just needed to figure out what it’s like to be the only game that counts.
Difference here is Warriors made their shots: 47p to Cleveland 34p.
Dubs shot 41p from three, Cavs just 15p.
That’s why Game 4 goes to the Warriors.
James on bench with 1:17 left.
Team stats tell story.
Dubs shot 47p from floor, 40p from three
Cavs shot 33p from floor, 15p from three. UGH.
Delly just 3/14.
Cavs were the Cavs and the Dubs were the Dubs tonight.
Game 5 now in Oakland on Sunday. But will come back to Cleveland no matter on Tuesday for a game 6. It could be the final nail for someone.