SAN FRANCISCO — — Johnny Cueto danced and dazzled on the mound just like the entertainer he’s, and the Giants gave him three house runs to take just a little strain off — and take again first place within the tight NL West after an impressive Could.
Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer within the fourth earlier than later leaving with a sore proper aspect muscle, LaMonte Wade Jr. related the subsequent inning to again Cueto, and San Francisco beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 on Monday for an 18-10 document within the month.
“Johnny’s going to be a giant a part of our success this 12 months,” Longoria stated. “Video games like at present present you the sort of capacity that he has and we positively want that.”
Cueto (4-1) tipped his cap and smiled strolling off the mound to a standing ovation from the gang of 13,144 after a powerful 1-2-3 seventh to complete his stellar day. He allowed 5 hits and one run, struck out 5 and did not stroll a batter.
“It obtained me excited and emotional to see the followers getting behind me,” Cueto stated. “That’s what I need, that’s what I like.”
Wade had earlier hit a splash hit foul ball into the water in McCovey Cove past the right-field arcade, however made the subsequent one rely for his first homer with the Giants and third of his profession since hitting two for the Twins in 2019.
Mauricio Dubon hit a two-out homer within the sixth to chase Angels starter Dylan Bundy (0-6). The Giants, who took three of 4 on the street from the rival Dodgers to finish a 5-1 street journey, have a number of house runs in six straight video games.
The Angels shifted throughout the bay — the place they have been already staying — to face the Giants in a two-game interleague sequence after splitting 4 video games with Oakland.
Bundy started the day with a majors-low 1.58 runs of help and once more did not get a lot assist. Pitching within the Giants’ waterfront ballpark for the primary time since August 2016 with Baltimore, he was achieved after 5 2/3 innings.
“It is simply not good, it is embarrassing, my half,” Bundy stated.
Two-way Angels star Shohei Ohtani had a lot of the time off earlier than drawing a two-out stroll within the ninth as a pinch-hitter. Followers booed.
“With out query one of many extra proficient gamers in baseball, one of many extra dynamic gamers in baseball, and clearly does one thing that no person else can do in with the ability to play and carry out on the highest stage each methods,” Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler stated. “Additionally a man that may deliver fairly a little bit of constructive power and a spotlight to a membership. He is been enjoyable to observe from the attitude of a supervisor but in addition simply taking a step again and watching him as a fan, unbelievable, unbelievable expertise.”
The Giants have 78 house runs this season and their six straight video games with a number of homers marks the primary time for the membership doing so since July 24-29 2001, in line with STATS.
Angels: A day after his begin in Oakland, LHP José Quintana went on the 10-day injured listing with irritation in his throwing shoulder, although he’ll endure additional assessments. Lefty José Quijada was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake to take his roster spot. “That is what we’re considering it’s however we wish to ensure. He was feeling it that final inning on the market and naturally the speed was coming down,” supervisor Joe Maddon stated. “When he says he is damage, he is damage.” … C Max Stassi concluded his four-game rehab project whereas recovering from a concussion and “he is able to go,” Maddon stated.
Giants: Longoria stated he will not play Tuesday and is scheduled for an MRI examination. … RHP Kevin Gausman‘s MRI turned up clear after he left his begin Sunday at Dodger Stadium with left hip tightness after pitching six shutout innings. C Curt Casali has been coping with a difficult wrist that impacts him swinging the bat. “Each are doing nice,” Kapler stated… LHP Scott Kazmir was positioned on the restricted listing “to take care of a private matter at house,” in line with Kapler and LHP Conner Menez was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento.
The Giants acquired RHP Sam Delaplane from the Seattle Mariners for money and optioned him to Sacramento.
LHP Andrew Heaney (2-3, 5.24 ERA) pitches for the Angels on Tuesday night time seeking to win back-to-back begins for the primary time this 12 months whereas pitching for the primary time in San Francisco. He gave up seven earned runs over 4 1/3 innings in his lone earlier outing towards the Giants on April 20, 2018.
LHP Alex Wood (5-2, 2.44) pitches for the Giants, having misplaced his final two begins.