Blanco, who had stolen his second base of the game to get into scoring position in the seventh, put the Giants on the board first in the second inning, reaching on a bunt single and stealing second before Whiteside drove him home. Tyler Graham also stole a base and scored in the third to give the Giants a 2-0 lead.The Giants stole four bases and were caught attempting to steal four times.
Giants up next: The Cactus League debut of catcher Buster Posey will be on center stage Friday when the Giants host the Reds at Scottsdale Stadium. Posey, whose 2011 season ended in a collision at home plate that caused a broken leg and torn ankle ligaments, will be receiving Giants veteran right-hander Matt Cain, making his second start of the spring and meeting Reds lefty fireballer Aroldis Chapman.Padres up next: Left-hander Clayton Richard will see his first Cactus League action Friday when the Padres travel to Tempe to meet the Angels and right-hander Ervin Santana. Richard will be facing hitters in a game for the first time since last July, when his season was cut short by shoulder surgery.
John Schlegel is a national reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.