Giants hit 4 house runs, thump Arrieta, Cubs 8-5

Steven Duggar and Alex Dickerson homered off Jake Arrieta as a part of a six-run second inning, and the San Francisco Giants thumped the Chicago Cubs 8-5

SAN FRANCISCO — Steven Duggar and Alex Dickerson homered off Jake Arrieta as a part of a six-run second inning, and the San Francisco Giants thumped the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Friday evening.

Jason Vosler and LaMonte Wade Jr. added back-to-back pictures within the fourth, serving to the Giants to their second consecutive victory over the Cubs. San Francisco has gained eight of 10.

It was the fourth time this season San Francisco has hit 4 or extra house runs in a sport.

Kris Bryant hit his thirteenth house run for Chicago. Joc Pederson additionally linked. The Cubs have misplaced consecutive video games for the primary time since dropping three straight to the Pirates and Indians from Might 9-12.

Duggar matched his career-best along with his fourth house run, a two-run drive that put the Giants forward 3-2. After Donovan Solano singled and Mike Tauchman walked, Arrieta retired two earlier than Dickerson despatched a 3-2 pitch over the brick wall in proper.

Vosler had a pinch-hit house run off Keegan Thompson. Wade adopted along with his second homer of the yr.

Conner Menez (1-0), the third of 5 relievers utilized by Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler after starter Scott Kazmir lasted two innings, retired six batters to win. Tyler Rogers pitched the ninth for his seventh save.

Kazmir allowed two run and three hits and threw 30 pitches. The three-time All-Star was activated off the restricted record earlier than the sport after spending the earlier 4 days in Texas tending to private issues.

Bryant homered off Kazmir after Wilson Contreras singled main off the sport.

Pederson’s two-run shot off Dominic Leone within the fourth lower the result in 6-4.

Arrieta (5-6) allowed six runs and 6 hits in two innings. The 2015 NL Cy Younger winner has misplaced 5 of his final seven begins.


Brandon Crawford performed in his 1,324th sport at shortstop, two shy of breaking Travis Jackson’s franchise file of 1,325. Crawford isn’t resulting from get a time without work and can seemingly get the mark Sunday within the sequence finale with the Cubs. … Chicago 3B Patrick Knowledge singled in three at-bats and is batting .407 (11 for 27) in 11 video games since being known as up Might 25. … San Francisco RHP Nick Tropeano was optioned after Thursday’s sport to Triple-A Sacramento and designated for task to clear roster room for Kazmir’s return.


Cubs: RHP Trevor Williams rejoined the workforce in San Francisco though supervisor David Ross stated no timeline for Williams enjoying once more has been set. Williams has missed 5 video games since present process an emergency appendectomy.

Giants: 3B Evan Longoria had an RBI single in his return after lacking three video games with proper facet soreness. … Wilmer Flores flied out as a pinch-hitter within the fifth, in the future after being taken out due to a decent hamstring. … 1B Brandon Belt (left indirect pressure) took grounders and performed catch from 120 ft earlier than the sport.


Giants RHP Kevin Gausman (6-0, 1.40 ERA), the NL’s Pitcher of the Month after successful all 5 begins in Might, faces the Cubs on Saturday. RHP Kohl Stewart (1-0, 0.00) makes his second begin for Chicago since being known as up from Triple-A Iowa on Monday.


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