Kevin Gausman heard the boos when he stepped into the batter’s space, realizing instantly the followers had no thought the Giants have been correct all the way in which all the way down to their closing choices with no place gamers left.

So the pinch-hitting pitcher stood in and delivered, lofting a full-count, bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the eleventh inning that despatched San Francisco earlier the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Friday evening time time to extend their NL West lead.


The Giants have homered in a season-high 12 straight video video video games courting to Sept. 5 — 26 full all by that span — for his or her longest such streak since doing so in 13 consecutive video video video games from June 25-July 12, 2019.

Solano’s shot marked the franchise-record sixteenth pinch-homer by San Francisco this season.

Belt’s homer furthermore gave him a 10-game hitting streak.


Braves: Atlanta’s scheduled assortment finale with Colorado on Thursday was rained out, giving the Braves a head begin touring cross-country to the Bay Area. Snitker hoped which might income everyone nonetheless significantly his bullpen. “It’s not going to be a bad thing having that day off,” he talked about.

Giants: Reliever Jake McGee was positioned on the 10-day injured report with a strained right indirect muscle. … OF Mike Yastrzemski missed a 3rd straight begin after being hit by a pitch on the changing into elbow Tuesday in route of San Diego. … RHP Johnny Cueto (strained pitching elbow) carried out catch out to 90 toes with the hope he’ll throw reside batting apply Sept. twenty seventh or twenty eighth and he may doubtlessly pitch earlier than the frequent season ends. … OF Alex Dickerson (right hamstring pressure) nonetheless wants some minor league rehab at-bats earlier than being activated.


The Giants recalled RHP Jay Jackson from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned INF Thairo Estrado to Sacramento.


LHP Alex Wood (10-4, 4.08) will pitch Saturday in his first begin for San Francisco since Aug. 26 as he makes his return from a bout with COVID-19. He hopes to work deep into the sport, saying “we’re just going take it inning by inning and see how it goes.”

“Get back in, have a few before the playoffs and be ready to go,” Wood talked about. “Just happy to be back and be able to give us a chance to win.”

RHP Charlie Morton (13-5, 3.49) pitches for the Braves looking for his first win in route of the Giants since Aug. 20, 2015, with Pittsburgh.