San Francisco Giants
Though Eric Stults has pitched well of late, he’s struggled this season against the San Francisco Giants. Madison Bumgarner, meanwhile, has never lost at hometo Stults’ San Diego Padres.
Juan Perez hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat San Diego 5-4 on Tuesday night, snapping the Padres’ seven-game winning streak.
Matt Cain will try to bring that run to an end, however, as he gets the nod for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against the Padres at AT&T Park.
The Giants have agreed to a $1,866,500 million deal with their No. 1 pick, Christian Arroyo, a high school shortstop from Tampa, sources say. Arroyo was the 25th pick overall, so he signed for slot value.
The Giants (35-34) couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead for Barry Zito and dropped into fourth place in the NL West for the first time since April 8.
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.
Zito threw seven shutout innings in a home win over the Padres on April 21, but was hindered by five unearned runs in an 8-7 loss in San Diego six days later.
Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.
Freddie Freeman’s bases-loaded, line-drive single off closer Sergio Romo capped a two-run rally in the ninth that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 6-5 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
Madison Bumgarner allowed two hits in seven innings and combined with Sandy Rosario for a three-hit shutout in the San Francisco Giants’ 6-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.