Giants hope for fast start against Padres in search of ninth consecutive win

He never led until the last pitch after catching only one game. san francisco giants Will look for a new way to extend their winning streak when they host san diego padres Tuesday in the second game of the four-match series

The pair of 33-year-old right-handed batsmen — The padres‘ Seth Lugo (3-3, 4.10 ERA) and the Giants‘ Anthony DeSclafani (4-6, 4.31) – is scheduled to start

Giants couldn’t do much against padres Starter Michael Wacha on Monday, but he teed up against an erratic back end of the San Diego bullpen that was missing closer Josh Hader. San Francisco eventually completed a comeback that resulted in an eighth straight win.

Mike Yastrzemski was the hero of the 7–4 victory with a three-run, walk-off homer in the 10th inning, his second long ball of the night. Even then, Giants Manager Gabe Kapler Mentions Things Like Walks, Sacrifice Bunts And Player-Advance Fly Balls As Equally Important In Winning

“Our team is definitely believing in itself,” Kapler said. “Even when we’re going through games without a lot of success, there’s a ton of confidence in the dugout and batter’s box.”

After scoring 72 runs during his winning streak, Giants Will target Lugo, who is set to return from injured Lice

Lugo has been sidelined since straining his left leg on May 16 while covering first base in the second inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals. Two starts.

face the giants Giants For the 14th time in his career, but only the third time as a starter, posted a 2–2 record with a 3.28 ERA in previous starts

If he needs help late, as Wacha did in the first match of the series, chances are padres Hader was released on Monday after saving San Diego’s wins over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday and Sunday. Hader combined to dismiss four of the seven men he faced in the two games.

The conservative approach seems to be working for Hader this season, who has been close to six innings, four hits, no runs in his June appearance, five of which are saves.

The former All-Star admitted he is far more comfortable than he was nearly 11 months ago after dealing with padres In-Season by Milwaukee Brewers

“You just have more understanding of how the team works,” he added. “You get to know people. You’re able to form more friendships than if you didn’t know anyone. It’s a lot easier to build those relationships.”

Looking for third straight win, padres to beat Giants 10–6 in the series opener and took a five-pitch lead in the contest on two Juan Soto home runs in the first

DeSclafani never allowed a homer to Soto, but he did give one each to Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado during their careers, in which they did well against Soto. padres, going 3–1 with a 2.42 ERA in nine starts. San Diego’s Matt Carpenter is 13-for-29 (.448) with four lifetime homers vs. the San Francisco Giants

Declafney launches Giants‘ Wednesday in an 8–5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, but he lasted just three innings, allowing five runs. Was roughed out for 13 runs (12 earned) in just 12 innings in his three June starts

– Field Level Media