SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ty Blach pitched eight strong innings and hit a three-run homer and Jarrett Parker had three hits and three RBIs in his first game back from the disabled list as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Oakland Athletics 11-2 on Thursday night.
The win gave the Giants a split of the four-game home-and-home Bay Bridge Series.READ MORE: Social Housing May Be A Fix For San Francisco's Housing Affordability Crisis
Blach (7-7) struck out four and gave up two runs, six hits and one walk. The 26-year-old left-hander threw 104 pitches. He’s pitched at least six innings in six straight starts.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect After Knife-Wielding Man Flees 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In San Francisco's Castro
Blach homered off Chris Smith in the fifth. His first career home run cleared the 399-foot sign in center field and extended an 8-1 lead.
The Giants combined for 13 hits as they spoiled the return of Oakland A’s starter Kendall Graveman (2-3).MORE NEWS: COVID: California Allows For Some Fans At Ballparks, Limited Capacity At Amusement Parks April 1
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