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Crawford, Giants Send Diamondbacks to 20th Road Loss in Row | Sports News

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford homered and drove in a few operates as the San Francisco Giants sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to their 20th straight highway reduction with a 5-2 victory Monday night time.

The Diamondbacks moved closer to the dubious major league record for consecutive road defeats held by the 1963 New York Mets, who dropped 22 in a row away from the Polo Grounds.

Arizona has shed 11 straight overall.

Alex Wood (6-3) gained for the very first time in 5 commences, enabling two operates and 4 hits in 6 innings, striking out seven. He snapped his three-activity shedding streak with his initial earn since May well 16 at Pittsburgh.

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Jake McGee closed it out for his 13th help save.

Curt Casali, 7 for 70 at the plate coming into his start to spell typical catcher Buster Posey, had 3 hits for the Giants.

Austin Slater’s RBI single in the eighth presented insurance for San Francisco subsequent a 4-game street split in Washington for the duration of which the Giants scored just 3 operates the total sequence.

Crawford hit a two-operate homer in the fifth for a 3-1 lead.

Carson Kelly hit a solo homer and RBI double for Arizona.

San Francisco loaded the bases in the first with two out against Matt Peacock (2-4). Just after a mound visit, he induced Mike Tauchman’s inning-ending grounder.

Peacock was finished right after 5 innings for his third straight losing start.

Arizona hasn’t received on the street due to the fact a 7- victory at Atlanta on April 25. This is the club’s 2nd double-digit losing streak this year following a 13-activity skid from May 17-29.

San Francisco has gained 6 straight against Arizona, heading 11-2 in the NL West matchup considering the fact that the beginning of the shortened 2020 season and 7-1 at property in the course of that extend.

Diamondbacks: RHP Zac Gallen (sprained appropriate elbow) is “getting near, that’s a male I consider could acquire a Cy Young, so which is great,” pitching mentor Matt Herges stated. … RHP Luke Weaver isn’t but ready to toss as he performs again from a pressure in his pitching shoulder. “Luke Weaver is still in the procedure period, he’s even now shut down,” manager Torey Lovullo reported.

Giants: RHP Reyes Moronta (right flexor strain) began his throwing method and RHP Logan Webb (strained shoulder) was set to start his Tuesday. … OF Alex Dickerson could be on keep track of to to be activated as soon as Saturday right after nursing a strained higher back again. … Darin Ruf analyzed his strained right hamstring managing the bases for the 2nd time Monday even though INF Tommy La Stella started the baserunning progression as he will work back from a strained still left hamstring. … RHP Aaron Sanchez, working with tightness in his correct biceps, is established to pitch three or 4 innings in a rehab visual appeal Thursday for Triple-A Sacramento.

The D-backs recalled RHP Corbin Martin from Triple-A Reno immediately after optioning RHP Jon Duplantier to Reno immediately after Sunday’s activity to attain a lot more command and command. Martin arrived and did his pregame work, with Herges expressing, “he’s completely ready to roll.”

Neither workforce announced a Tuesday starter.

For Arizona, Lovullo stated he preferred to stay flexible with the selection — and Martin was a risk. “Corbin could be utilized in a selection of roles,” Lovullo reported.

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