Tweet Journal: Diamondbacks vs Giants (8/21)

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Game Notes

  • Top 1st
    • Calhoun pops up to third in foul territory, but Longoria mishandles it and gives Kole a second life in the AB. It doesn’t matter as Webb strikes him out. Marte works a 3-2 count but grounds out to Solano. Walker rips an 82 mph pitch down the left-field line for a double. Webb escapes with a strikeout on Peralta.
    • Score: Giants 0, Diamondbacks 0
  • Bottom 2nd
    • Slater walks and Donnie Barrels follows it up with a barrel of a single, two men on no outs. Yaz knocks one to the track and maintains his 9 game hitting streak. Ruf replaces Slater as a pinch runner. Flores Ks and Longoria grounds into a double play to end it.
  • Top 2nd
    • Escobar strikes out and Vogt grounds out. Ahmed also Ks.
  • Bottom 2nd
    • Pence draws a 3-2 walk. Bart rips a big double but Crawford pops out. Dubon walks to load the bases with just one out, but Ruf Ks and Solano flies out.
  • Top 3rd
    • Webb Ks Lamb. Jon Jay flies out despite an exit velo of 95.4 mph. Kole Calhoun also goes down on strikes.
  • Bottom 3rd
    • Yaz goes down swinging. Flores walks. Longo drives in Flores with his 300th career home run! Pence goes down on strikes and so does Bart
    • Score: Giants 2, Diamondbacks 0
  • Top 4th
    • Marte lines out but Walker rips his second double of the night and Peralta also hits a double, trading places with Walker. Uh oh, Escobar hits a hard single and Peralta scores from 2nd, it’s a tie game. Vogt flies out and Ahmed grounds out to Crawford, but the damage is done: it’s a tie game
    • Score: Giants 2, Diamondbacks 2
  • Bottom 4th
    • Crawford and Dubon ground out, but Ruf rips a double to center field. Solano flies out
  • Top 5th
    • Lamb and Jay 4-3 ground out. Webb Ks Calhoun
  • Bottom 5th
    • Yaz walks and Flores drives him in with a home run! Longoria singles. Pence strikes out. Joey Bart strikes out (his batting average dropping from .333 to .286) and so does Crawford to end the inning
    • Score: Giants 4, Diamondbacks 2
  • Top 6th
    • Marte grounds into a 6-3, but Walker reaches for the third time against Webb. Peralta grounds into a 3-6-3 DP to end the inning
  • Bottom 6th
    • Now pitching: Kevin Ginkel
    • Dubon singles and Ruf is pinch hit for by Pablo. Panda strikes out. Ginkel gets Solano to chase and Vogt guns down Dubon trying to steal. The ol’ “strike ’em out, throw ’em out”
  • Top 7th
    • Escobar grounds out and Stephen “Everything Bagel” Vogt flies out. Ahmed is caught looking.
  • Bottom 7th
    • Yaz slices a double to the left-field corner. Flores singles while Yaz moves up to third. Longoria grounds out to third base but he does advance Flores to second. Dickerson comes in to pinch hit for Pence, but Arizona decides to intentionally walk him since they had first base open. Barts walks which brings up his first RBI! Crawford and Dubon ground out to first base.
    • Score: Giants 6, Diamondbacks 2
  • Top 8th
    • Locastro K, Cron 6-3. Calhoun singles but Marte strikes out.
  • Bottom 8th
    • Panda strikes out. Solano 6-3 to Nick Ahmed. Yaz flies out.
  • Top 9th
    • Rogers in to close things out.
    • Walker knocks his fourth hit of the night, but Peralta flies out and Escobar weakly grounds out. Vogt with a deep fly to the warning track ends the game.

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