Michael Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning to go with his three-run shot, and the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Tuesday night.
Ryan Vogelsong (3-5) lost for the first time since May 15, though he missed 69 games with a fractured right hand. He gave up four runs and eight hits over 4 2-3 innings, walking three and striking out three.
Brayan Villarreal walked Marco Scutaro with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, handing the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Brandon Belt had two hits, including a home run, for the Giants, who have lost five of seven. Javier Lopez (1-2) allowed all three runs in the 10th to take the loss.
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong has been out since breaking his hand on May 20. But Friday, he’ll make his return to the hill, getting the start against the Baltimore Orioles.
The defending World Series champions must get back to work in a hurry if they want to hang around in an NL West that is still wide open.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong threw Monday in front of reporters for the first time since undergoing surgery for a broken hand.
Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong will have his surgically repaired pitching hand re-examined Tuesday with the hope of taking another step in his recovery.
With an injury disrupting the San Francisco Giants’ rotation, they’ll have to rely on a rookie left-hander in his first big league start. San Francisco hopes starter Mike Kickham can help it rebound Tuesday night after a 4-1 loss in Oakland on Monday.
With Ryan Vogelsong sidelined for the foreseeable future, the San Francisco Giants are facing more change and challenges for their struggling starting rotation.