The NL West-leading Giants allowed double-digit runs in consecutive games for the first time this season.
Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking home run in the 10th inning, Mitch Moreland followed with his second of the game and the Texas Rangers held off the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Tuesday night.
Barry Zito, who has won just once in six starts, allowed eight runs, five earned, and a season-high 12 hits in 5 2-3 innings. The lefty, who walked two and struck out two, fell to 1-4 with a 5.40 ERA in six career starts at Rogers Centre.
Outfielder Melky Cabrera, suspended for drug use last season and now with the Toronto Blue Jays, faces his former team for the first time Tuesday night in Canada.
Yoenis Cespedes and Brandon Moss hit consecutive home runs in the third inning, A.J. Griffin matched his season high with eight strikeouts and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 on Monday night.
Hisashi Iwakuma retired 16 straight over one stretch of a solid seven-inning outing, Raul Ibanez homered for the first time in nearly a month and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Friday night.
Matt Cain pitched eight strong innings and San Francisco beat Tim Hudson for the first time in seven years in the Giants’ 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Concession workers at the ballpark where the San Francisco Giants play are mulling over whether to go on strike during the baseball season.
No one has been tougher to get on base against in the AL than Hisashi Iwakuma.This could present problems for an Oakland Athletics team struggling at the plate.
Buster Posey hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, but the Giants were done in by the fifth inning when the Braves batted around. The Giants (20-15) fell into a first-place tie in the NL West with Arizona.