Logan Webb tied a career high with 10 strikes over six innings and the San Francisco Giants beat Texas 4–2, keeping the Rangers intermittent this season.
San Francisco – Logan Webb tallied a career high with 10 strikes over six innings and the San Francisco Giants defeated Texas 4–2, who could not win the Rangers in an inter-league match this season.
In a two-match series swept, Texas fell to 0-5 against NL opponents this year. The Rangers have lost a team record nine straight interleg games in total – their next attempt to end the drought will be in Colorado on June 1.
Mike Yastryzemski and Brandon Belt scored for San Francisco, beginning the day tied with St. Louis for the best record in the National League.
David Dahl launched his third home run of the season for Texas.
Webb (2-3) allowed two runs and three hits and recorded his first win in his last three starts. Jake McGee started a perfect ninth inning for his 10th save.
Jordan Liles (1-3) gave up two runs in five innings, hitting six sixes. He has lost three straight decisions since winning his first start of the season on 4 April.
Texas took a 1-0 lead for the first time on Joey Gallo’s RBI grounder.
San Francisco gave up two runs in the bottom half on a single by Yastrzymski and a belt on an RBT double.
The Giants added two more runs in the sixth on an error thrown by Rangers third baseman Charlie Kulberson.
Dahl turned left-center to lead San Francisco 4–2 in the seventh, but the Giants bullpen pitched three scoreless innings to secure the win.
Texas finished the game at 0 with 6 in scoring position.
My Lovely Home
The Giants have won five of their last six matches at Oracle Park and own the best home record in the MLB in 14-4. San Francisco is only 8-10 on the road with an eight-game road trip starting Thursday in Pittsburgh.
Rangers: C Jose Trevino missed his second straight game with soreness in his triceps. Texas manager Chris Woodward said Trevino was available from the bench, but he was expected to get some extra rest from Wednesday’s day forward.
Giants: 2B Donovan Solano (calf strain) took batting practice and groundball on Monday and will likely be working again sometime during the Giants’ upcoming road trip. Solno has been on the injured list since April 22.
Rangers: Open a four-match series in Houston on Thursday night. RHP Mike Faultynews (1-3, 4.50 ERA) would make his first career debut against Astro, where he started his career.
Giants: RHP Anthony Declafani (2-1, 2.40 ERA) will make his four-match series debut on Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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