Joc Pederson, Mike Yastrzemski and J.D. Davis stroked consecutive run-scoring singles in a four-run fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants, after two straight walk-off wins, took the front-running path to a 4-2 victory over the visiting San Diego Padres on Wednesday
Serving as an opener for the second time in three nights, Ryan Walker led a parade of six Giants pitchers to the mound in an eight-hit effort that produced San Francisco’s tenth straight win
Padres starter Yu Darvish (5-6) had matched zeros with Walker and bulk-innings reliever Sean Hjelle till singles by Luis Matos and Blake Sabol and a stroll to David Villar loaded the bases with no outs within the fifth
Brandon Crawford’s sacrifice fly opened the scoring, and after Darvish struck out Casey Schmitt for the second out, Pederson, Yastrzemski and Davis got here by way of with their hits that every added one to the lead.
Darvish was pulled after six innings, charged with all 4 Giants runs on seven hits. He walked two and struck out six
The Padres acquired inside 4-1 within the seventh on a Trent Grisham RBI single, then 4-2 within the eighth on a Jake Cronenworth sacrifice fly
A single by Ha-Seong Kim introduced the potential tying run to the plate within the ninth in opposition to Camilo Doval, however the Giants nearer struck out Grisham and acquired Fernando Tatis Jr. to line out to second baseman Schmitt for his twentieth save
Hjelle (2-1) acquired the win after throwing 4 shutout innings, permitting three hits. He walked two and struck out 5.
Matos and Sabol had two hits apiece for the Giants, who had taken every of the primary two video games of the sequence all the way down to the ultimate at-bat earlier than a Yastrzemski walk-off homer and Pederson walk-off stroll ended 7-4 and 4-3 wins, respectively
San Francisco went 4-for-8 with runners in scoring place on Wednesday.
Grisham, Juan Soto and Manny Machado had two hits every for the Padres, who get an opportunity to keep away from a four-game sweep in a day sequence finale on Thursday
Every crew had eight hits in a recreation by which there have been solely two extra-base hits, doubles by Sabol and Machado.
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