Parker's 2-run double in 7th sends Giants past Brewers
(DNES 24. 8. 2017, 02:14:01, Washington Times)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jarrett Parker hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh, Buster Posey hit a sacrifice fly, and the San Francisco Giants beat the contending Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday. Hunter Strickland (3-3) pitched the seventh for the victory as San Francisco took the series against a ... (více...)
Bruce Bochy calls the Phillies Hector Neris â€śan idiotâ€ť
The catcher for the San Francisco Giants, and pretty much the best position player on the team, got plunked by Philadelphia Phillies closer Hector Neris on Sunday, and he was convinced that it happened on purpose.
Posey said he has no doubt Neris drilled him on purpose. "I guess he didn't feel he could get me out."
â€” Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) August 20, 2017
Letâ€™s back up before anyone goes after Neris with torches and pitchforks. The plunking happened in the bottom of the eighth inning of Sundayâ€™s game, and the Phillies had two outs and a two-run lead. Neris had just come in, and had to deal with runners on first and second. It had been a close game â€” the Phillies were down 2-1 until the top of the eighth when they broke out for three runs. Still, it was just a two-run lead, and with two runners on it wasnâ€™t a time to take anything for granted (více...)