Video: Matt Carpenter leaps over Brayan Pena to score on a sacrifice fly

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Matt Carpenter did on Friday night what Little Leaguers dream of doing: he leaped over the catcher to score on what would’ve otherwise been a tag out at the plate. Carpenter led off the bottom of the first inning with a double and advanced to third base on a Jason Heyward ground out. Matt Holliday then lifted a Johnny Cueto offering to center field. Billy Hamilton made a good throw home to catcher Brayan Pena, but Carpenter was able to leap over him to tie the game at 1-1.

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Carpenter has enjoyed a good start to the 2015 season. Entering the game, he carried a .364/.432/.576 triple-slash line with four doubles, a home run, seven RBI, and seven runs scored in 37 plate appearances.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

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LOS ANGELES — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn’t able to get the arm loose during Friday’s game. Samardjiza is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Samardjiza went four-plus innings and allowed six runs on seven hits in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers. He is 0-2 with a 9.88 ERA in three starts.

The Giants have recalled left-hander Andrew Suarez from their alternate training site, but Kapler said he hasn’t finalized a revised starting rotation.