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Giants hit 4 triples for 1st time since '60, beat Pads 13-8

Brandon Belt found another gear on the bases, and compared himself to a long-legged jungle animal. The speedy Giants hit four triples in a game for the first time in 55 years, including a pair by Belt in a 13-8 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday. "When I can sniff a triple, I'm going to turn it on," Belt said. "I will do whatever I have to do, use my giraffe strides, to get to third base." Brandon Crawford and Matt Duffy also tripled for San Francisco, which had not tripled four times in a game since Sept. 15, 1960, when Willie Mays hit three of them and Eddie Bressoud had one at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium. The Giants had not accomplished the...