Giants aim to bring home winning streak for Series vs. Padres

San Francisco baseball fans will have the opportunity to welcome a red-hot team as well as congratulate prospect Luis Matos on his home debut when Giants open the four-match series against san diego padres Monday night

Giants The Pittsburgh Pirates have lost their last three home series to the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubs – but have won seven straight games overall. The last six of those wins came in three-game road sweeps of the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers.

on the way, the Giants Promoted Matos, a 21-year-old center fielder who made his major league debut Wednesday against the Cardinals, had three hits, five walks, six runs and two RBI in 7-5, 15-0 and 7-3 wins versus . dodgers on the weekend

hat trick allowed Giants To pass the Dodgers in the National League West standings, where San Francisco will begin the week, a season-best seven games over .500, 3 1/2 games over the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks and four games over fourth. padres

One job done well, but one job not finished, Giants ace Logan Webb said after pitching seven innings in Sunday’s win over the rival Dodgers

Webb said, “The boys have been swinging it; it’s always fun to watch it as a pitcher.” Giants hitters, who scored 52 runs on the trip

“We’re only 70 games into the season,” he continued. “It’s nice (to sweep the Dodgers), but there’s a long way to go. We’re more excited about the road trip than the three-game series (against Los Angeles).”

The week-long Homestand has started with a bang Giants, who had to scratch Alex Cobb from his scheduled start on Monday because of a strained left oblique. he went on the injured list on sunday

The club is expected to go the opener/bullpen route in the series opener, but will do so without their main opener – John Brebbia – who also went on the injured list over the weekend due to a late strain.

GiantsThe starter listed is rookie right-hander Ryan Walker (2-0, 1.23 ERA). His longest appearance this season was three innings on June 11. padres

San Diego completed a 4-2 homestand on Sunday with a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Manny Machado added two runs in the win.

Machado launched two homers and Nelson Cruz collected a total of six hits when padres overtook Giants 16-11 in Mexico City in April and 6-4 in their last meeting this season

Right-hander Michael Wacha (7-2, 2.89 ERA) will get the call for San Diego in Monday’s first game of the series. He last pitched 6 2/3 innings in a 5-0 shutout of the Cleveland Guardians on Wednesday. padreshomestand

The 31-year-old has not allowed a run in 12 2/3 innings over his last two starts.

the covenant Giantsgoing 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA in seven innings covering 38 innings

is different from GiantsThe padres Will start the series in good shape on the health front among his pitchers, with manager Bob Melvin indicating Sunday that Seth Lugo, out with a strained right calf since mid-May, will be reinstated to start Tuesday’s game.

Melvin said of Lugo, “In no time, we’re probably going to see how many innings he’s going to throw.”

“At least at this point, he’s got a little break.”

– Field Level Media