ATLANTA – Mike Yastrzemsky broke out of the slump by hitting a double with two runs in the sixth inning, Jock Pedersen both the Austin Wynns Homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 12-10 on Tuesday night.
Yastrzemski was 1 of the last 19 when he pitched from Colleen McHugh to the right, which permanently increased the Giants’ score to 8-7. Pederson made a 15th homer on McHugh’s seventh and Vinns went deep in the second. Spencer Strider when there was a two-game skid in San Francisco.
The defending World Series champion Braves, who are second in the NL East, have won two games in a row and 16 of 18 since June 1. instead, a winning streak.
Darren O’Day (1-1) was defeated after allowing two hits and two runs and failed to retire any of the three batters he faced in the sixth.
Tyler Rogers (1-3) pitched two innings to earn the win.
Akuna’s seventh homer was thrown from 409 feet. Zach Littell who bounced into the second deck of left field to make it 7-6 in the fourth. Michael Harris II was hit by a serve before Akuna, who finished 3 of 5, connected.
San Francisco scored twice to take a 6-5 lead. Consecutive singles Tommy La Stella as well as Brandon Crawford set up a Wynns RBI single that equalized and Crawford scored on Luis GonzalezA sacrificial fly on a call that was canceled after Crawford was initially eliminated.
It haunted Strider, who fought with six runs and six hits in 3 2/3 innings. Giants starter Anthony DeSclafanireturned to the roster after an absence of almost two months with a sore right ankle, things didn’t fare much better as he was charged with six hits and five runs in three innings.
Ozuna’s 13th homer cut the lead to 4-2 in the bottom of the second. Travis d’Arno reached on a broken bat single and scored when Ozuna hit left center with a 427-foot shot.
Dansby Swanson as well as Austin Riley singled out with one of the third. Olson followed with his ninth homer, a 432-foot throw that gave the Braves a brief 5–4 lead. Olson’s 10th homer cut the lead to 12-10 in the ninth.
Crawford’s sacrificial flight and Wynns’ first homer, a three-shot to the left, made it 4-0 in the second. Winn went 3 out of 4.
He hit the Giants’ first non-solid homer in their last 12 longs in two weeks.
Crawford left the game after d’Arnot fell on his left foot at home as he slid safely onto Gonzalez’s sacrificial fly. Wilmer Flores came in second and Estrada went shortstop to replace Crawford, who suffered a bruised left knee. … CTG Giants Jose Alvarez was placed on the 15-day injury list for lower back stiffness.
Poor play on the pitch hurt the Giants in the seventh. Winns’ pass ball allowed Akuna, who was running in the game, to advance from first to third. Akuna then hit with two strikeouts to cut the lead to 9–8 when Estrada, in second place for a potential force out, pumped a third baseman. Evan Longoriaa soft throw on the grounder Olson. Estrada redeemed himself with an RBI single in ninth place, making him 10-8.
LHP Giants Carlos Rodon (6-4, 2.84 ERA) to take mound against Braves RHP Charlie Morton (4-3, 5.08) as the teams play the third game in a four-game series. Rodon meets Atlanta for the first time. Morton is 4-5 with a 2.55 ERA in 14 career starts against San Francisco.