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Yaz homers twice, Webb, Giants hold off A’s 6-4

Yaz homers twice, Webb, Giants hold off A’s 6-4

San Francisco Giants’ Mike Yastrzemski, appropriate, celebrates his solo dwelling operate with teammate Joc Pederson in the course of the third inning of a baseball game from the Oakland Athletics, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)


Mike Yastrzemski homered 2 times, Thairo Estrada also linked and the San Francisco Giants won their seventh consecutive interleague road activity, 6-4 in excess of the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

Logan Webb bounced back from his worst outing of the year and permitted four hits in seven innings, supporting the Giants consider 3 of four in the Bay Bridge series. Brandon Crawford added two hits, and Austin Slater experienced a pinch-hit RBI double.

“We’ve been seriously near to clicking on all cylinders several times this calendar year,” Yastrzemski stated. “It’s just pleasant to get a pair online games in a row and see each sides of the ball doing the job truly effectively. We’re likely to check out and get pleasure from it for the second and consider to repeat it tomorrow.”

Seth Brown strike his 17th household run for the A’s. Vimael Machin doubled and scored twice.

Oakland scored 2 times in the eighth and acquired two runners on in the ninth in opposition to Camilo Doval right before the Giants closer struck out Brown swinging and obtained Jed Lowrie to ground out for his 14th help save.

Yastrzemski hit his 10th property operate on an -2 pitch from Adrián Martínez leading off the third, a towering solo shot to appropriate-centre.

Immediately after Estrada’s two-run drive towards A.J. Puk in the sixth, also on an -2 pitch, Yastrzemski went deep again, this time off Austin Pruitt in the eighth for his fourth profession multi-home run game and first this year.

“Sometimes you operate into a stretch of balls leaving the garden and at times you run into a dry extend,” Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler stated. “Yaz is heading to develop electrical power, it’s just a matter of when. It’s not often the most straightforward matter to forecast when it’s not there it can be discouraging.”

Six times right after supplying up six operates in five innings to the Dodgers, Webb (10-5) was considerably additional productive and crisp in successful for the 1st time in 3 weeks. The proper-hander carried a no-hitter into the fifth, worked all around a few walks and concluded with five strikeouts.

Kapler praised Webb’s efficiency in spite of the Giants ace not possessing comprehensive velocity on his fastball.

“Sometimes Logan desires to see additional velo but he’s actually productive when the ball’s just going all about the location,” Kapler reported. “He can not only survive but thrive with that 91 mph sinker and higher top quality changeup and slider. He demonstrated that.”

Webb created it as a result of a four-pitch sixth inning immediately after giving up a leadoff one. He received Jed Lowrie to floor into a double play then retired Jonah Bride on a groundout.

“I constantly will just take all those,” Webb explained. “That’s the identify of what I’m making an attempt to do, get fast innings.”

The Giants have received eight of 11 in opposition to the A’s likely back to 2020.

Martínez (2-3) authorized two operates in 4 1/3 innings soon after staying termed up from Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday.


Slater set the Giants ahead 2- when he doubled in excess of the head of 5-foot-6-inch remaining fielder Tony Kemp to push in Crawford. Kemp at first broke in on the ball then jumped as it sailed about his head and rolled to the wall.


The Giants claimed outfielder Steele Walker off waivers from Texas and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento. San Francisco also optioned infielder Yermin Mercedes to Sacramento.

A’s infielder Dermis Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to very clear room for Martínez.


Sal Bando and Joe Rudi, who were being anchors on the A’s 3 consecutive Globe Series championship groups in the 1970s, were being inducted into the franchise’s Corridor of Fame in the course of a pre-recreation ceremony. Also inducted have been 6-time Gold Glove 3rd baseman Eric Chavez, previous long-time clubhouse manager Steve Vucinich, two-time All-Star catcher and ex-broadcaster Ray Fosse and director of participant development Keith Lieppman.


Giants: Estrada was activated off the 7-working day concussion wounded list ahead of the recreation.

UP Upcoming

Giants: LHP Alex Wooden (7-9, 4.42 Era) pitches against the Padres in San Diego on Monday. Wooden authorized a year-significant-tying 6 earned runs in opposition to the Dodgers on Aug. 2.

Athletics: LHP Cole Irvin (6-8, 3.04) faces the Angels for a next consecutive commence Monday in the opener of a 3-activity series. Cole missing to Los Angeles on Aug. 2 irrespective of enabling two operates in 6 innings.


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