See Article History Alternative Titles: The franchise that would become the Giants was established in in New York City and was initially known as the Gothams. In the team changed its name to the Giants, which was supposedly inspired by a description of the squad by its proud manager in the wake of an extra-inning victory. The Giants won their first pennant in —as well as an early and unofficial version of the World Series against the champions of the American Association—and they repeated as NL champions the following year.
Andrew Suarez, seen here in his April debut, set a career high for innings pitched on Monday.
Caught between a full-on rebuild and the pretense of respectability, the Giants started a mixture of veterans against the last-place San Diego Padres on Monday — Brandon Crawford at shortstop, Evan Longoria at third and Gregor Blanco in center — and youngsters.
Despite that, with a Dodgers win over the Colorado Rockies, the Giants were officially eliminated from playoff contention. For the first time in 12 games, San Francisco scored more than three runs. They also had 12 hits — the first time since Sept. Suarez — pulled after using his 87th pitch to get a force-out grounder by Wil Myers — walked three and struck out four, allowing four hits.
After an Austin Hedges leadoff home run in the second gave San Diego an early lead, Brandon Crawford got the Giants even in the third with a solo homer of his own. Since the All-Star break, the San Francisco shortstop has hit. That slump has deepened recently. His average has fallen from a high of.
He rode home on a two-out single by fellow rookie Garcia to give the Giants a lead. After riding a 1-for slump, Shaw went 3-for-3 on Monday and now has five hits in his last two games.
Grego Blanco hit a sinking liner to center to lead off the top of the fifth, stole second without a throw and moved to third on a Joe Panik grounder. Shaw was removed for a pinch runner after roping a double to right field in the top of the sixth. He came into the game hitting.
In the bottom of the sixth, Slater took a carom off the right field corner on a would-be Franmil Reyes double, spun and threw a strike to Crawford at second for the second out.
In fact, after a single by Myers in the third which was erased by a double playhe faced the minimum from the third through the sixth, throwing just 31 pitches. After getting two quick outs in the seventh, he allowed a double inside the left field line by Freddy Galvis, but retired Manuel Margot on two pitches.
At one point, Suarez retired 13 straight, and he finished having retired 15 of the final 18 men he faced. Erstwhile closer Mark Melancon took over and got ahead of the powerful Reyesbut then walked him on four straight balls. Tony Watson got a groundout on the first pitch to escape the inning.
Will Smith pitched a clean ninth, getting a backhand pick from Longoria on a slow roller for the first out, he then made a sliding grab on a popped up bunt by Galvis and a pop out to end the game.
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Hunter Renfroe flied out to center, finishing Suarez’s third straight inning on just six pitches. Just about any team would benefit from his contributions on the field.
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