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Sandoval homered for the second straight game and fourth time in eight games, a stretch that followed a 47-game homerless drought. Huff had been 1 for 14 against the Cardinals before ending a 69 at-bat homer drought with his 21st in the seventh off Blake Hawksworth, and reached base four times adding a single and two walks.
Brian Wilson worked the ninth for his 35th save in 38 chances.
NOTES: Giants SS Juan Uribe was not in the lineup after fouling a ball off his left foot Thursday. X-rays taken before the game were negative. ... Westbrook fell to 20-10 in August, his best month for victories. ... Giants pitchers have earned victories the last two starts after going 14 consecutive starts without one. ... Giants RHP Tim Lincecum, who opposes the Cardinals' Chris Carpenter on Saturday night, has allowed 14 earned runs in 14 innings while losing three straight starts. It's the first three-game losing streak for the pitcher who's won the last two NL Cy Young awards. ... Paid attendance of 43,822 was the Cardinals 23rd sellout.
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