FINAL SF 6
The San Franciso Giants swept the Mariners in their 2 game series back in San Francisco as well as the season series 4-0. Tyler Anderson was ejected in the 3rd inning arguing balls and strikes by home plate umpire Edwin Moscoso. He pitched just 2 innings and allowed 4 runs off 4 hits with 3 strikeouts and walked 1 batter. The Giants bullpen then went on to allow just 3 hits and walked 3 batters with 9 strikeouts over the final 7 innings of the ballgame. Darin Ruf got the Giants on the board with a solo jack in the top of the 2nd inning for his 4th of the year. Mike Yastrzemski left the game with a tight left calf and Luis Alexander Basabe replaced him. He had his first major league hit in the top of the 6th inning with a single and Wilmore Flores singled him to 2nd base. Alex Dickerson walked to load the bases for Evan Longoria. Longoria singled in Basabe to cut the Mariners lead to 4-2. Brandon Crawford grounded out with Flores scoring on the play, making it a 4-3 game. Mauricio Dubon singled to open the top of the 7th inning and after a Brandon Belt strikeout plus a Donovan Solano line out, Basabe had a chance for another hit. He walked and then Wilmer Flores tripled to score Dubon and Basabe to give the Giants a 5-4 lead. Alex Dickerson singled in Flores to extend their lead to 6-4 for an insurance run. Even though the Giants were 3-11 with 9 runners left in scoring position they had 3 players with 2 hits apiece. Today's win was the 7th straight at home, their longest since 2015.
The Seattle Mariners almost salvaged one game in the season series but blew a 4-1 lead and were swept. They trailed 1-0 going into the bottom of the 2nd inning when Kyle Seager was hit by a pitch and Ty France singled to bring up Luis Torrens. He popped out and Tim Lopes singled in the tying run that scored Seager. Evan White flew out and then Phillip Ervin singled in France to give Seattle a 2-1 lead. JP Crawford also singed but it scored Tim Lopes and Phillip Ervin to push their lead to 4-1. Seattle had 7 hits on the day, all singles, and were 4-12 with 9 runners left in scoring position. Nick Margevicius pitched 5 innings and allowed 3 runs off 5 hits with 3 walks and 3 strikeouts each.