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Giants beat Diamondbacks 4-1 to win first road series

Giants starter Johnny Cueto shined on Sunday, pitching into the seventh inning to help lead San Francisco to its first road series victory.
Credit: AP
San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug 30, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Alex Dickerson homered and had two RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants won their first road series by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1.

Cueto was sharp in his last start before the trade deadline, allowing a run on three hits in 6 2/3 innings. 

Dickerson hit a solo homer in the first inning and lined a run-scoring single in the eighth off Archie Bradley after the Giants put two on against Stefan Crichton. 

Evan Longoria followed with a two-run single and Tyler Rogers worked a perfect bottom half to push the Giants to their ninth win in 12 games.