Ryder Jones and Pablo Sandoval homered to again the powerful pitching of rookie Dereck Rodriguez on Friday evening, supporting the San Francisco Giants convert again the Oakland Athletics 5-1 in interleague participate in in Oakland, Calif.
The earn was the Giants’ next in 4 online games in an strange six-recreation, home-and-residence collection in which the teams performed 3 periods last week in San Francisco in advance of meeting once more starting off Friday night in Oakland adhering to a 4-day All-Star split.
The match was tied 1-1 in advance of Jones, recalled from Triple-A previously in the day when Brandon Belt went on paternity depart, blasted an Edwin Jackson pitch off the proper field foul pole foremost off the fifth inning.
It was Jones’ second key league at-bat of the season and his third profession property run.
Sandoval manufactured it 3-1 in the seventh with his ninth homer of the season, a further solo shot.
Jackson (1-2) was pulled at that place, possessing permitted three runs and 4 hits in 6 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out 6.
Rodriguez (5-1), picked to open the Giants’ second fifty percent forward of Madison Bumgarner, constrained the A’s to 3 hits and one particular run in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out five and did not stroll a batter.
The 26-year-previous permitted three or much less operates for the sixth consecutive start.
The Giants gave their bullpen some added breathing place with a two-run eighth. A sacrifice fly by Andrew McCutchen and RBI one by Brandon Crawford plated the runs.
San Francisco relievers Reyes Moronta, Mark Melancon and Tony Watson held the A’s, known not too long ago for their come-from-powering heroics, scoreless on 1 strike and one wander above the last 2 2/3 innings.
Sandoval had a homer and a double for the Giants, who commenced the second 50 percent four games powering Atlanta in the Countrywide League wild-card race.
Marcus Semien, Stephen Piscotty and Khris Davis experienced doubles among the Oakland’s four hits.
The A’s opened the second fifty percent 3 video games back again of Seattle in the American League wild-card chase.
–Discipline Level Media