SAN FRANCISCO — — Lorenzo Cain homered and extra an RBI solitary, and the Milwaukee Brewers gained their next straight in excess of San Francisco, beating the Giants 6-2 on Tuesday evening in a matchup of division leaders.
All-Star correct-hander Brandon Woodruff struck out eight in 6 innings to gain again-to-again begins for the first time due to the fact late June.
Christian Yelich singled twice and scored two runs, extending his hitting streak to 10 game titles. The 2018 MVP is batting .385 (15 for 39) through the streak.
“Coming in listed here and winning the initially two is massive against basically the finest crew in baseball,” Woodruff explained. “Two team wins, that’s wonderful. With any luck , we see these guys later on in Oct. “
Brandon Belt strike his 20th residence operate for San Francisco. Wilmer Flores also related. The Giants struck out 15 instances and have lost four of 5.
“I really don’t know that there’s anything specific that I’d issue to,” Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler claimed. “We just haven’t played all-around great baseball, and we’ve gotten it handed to us by some superior pitching.”
Cain homered off Johnny Cueto primary off the 2nd and singled in Rowdy Tellez in the 3rd right after Tellez’s RBI triple. The Brewers centre fielder also just about robbed Belt of his household operate in the sixth with a leaping attempt, then lingered on the wall with his left arm draped in excess of the top rated of it after the ball went over.
“I was actually shut,” Cain explained. “I received Go-Go Gadget arms. Tried to convey it back again, fell a minimal brief.”
Woodruff (9-7) pitched shutout ball right up until Belt’s dwelling run. He authorized 5 hits and 1 operate with a few walks.
Jake Cousins walked two but struck out the side in the seventh. Brent Sutter retired 6.
Cueto (7-7) was knocked all over right after currently being scratched from his scheduled start out Monday when he experienced cold and flu-like signs or symptoms and was placed on the COVID-19 injured record. The 35-year-old right-hander, who been given intravenous fluids and medication, retired 11 batters and allowed six runs and 10 hits.
“I never feel so excellent, but that is not an excuse,” Cueto explained by way of a translator.
Milwaukee jumped on the Giants for two runs in the initial on 3 tender singles and an RBI groundout by Avisaíl García.
Yelich produced it 6- when he singled and scored from to start with when Omar Narváez’s pop-up fell among third baseman Kris Bryant and remaining fielder Alex Dickerson.
“We did a pleasant job versus Cueto,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell mentioned. “There was just stress and he never definitely bought settled in. It felt like we built a full bunch of his pitches unpleasant, and that’s not uncomplicated to do.”
The Giants were being held to two hits above the 1st 5 innings and stranded two runners in the sixth and seventh.
Belt’s home run was his ninth in August. … Cueto is 8-2 around his last 12 starts versus the Brewers but hasn’t overwhelmed them due to the fact 2016. … Milwaukee’s 45 road wins are two shy of the franchise document established in 1982.
GIANTS 3B Mentor TO Stage DOWN
Long-time Giants third base mentor Ron Wotus will step away from whole-time coaching at the conclusion of the time and may possibly acquire a different place within just the business. Wotus has been coaching third foundation for the Giants considering that 1998 and is the longest tenured-coach in the team’s San Francisco era. Wotus received a standing ovation from the crowd of 20,897 before the base of the initially inning.
The Giants included José Quintana to the 26-person roster prior to the game and optioned RHP John Brebbia and IF Jason Vossler to Triple-A Sacramento.
Brewers: SS Willy Adames was back at shortstop. Adames did not engage in Monday because of a sore still left quadriceps muscle that confined him to DH responsibilities in excess of the weekend in Minnesota.
Giants: Cueto has two times analyzed detrimental for COVID-19 because returning last 7 days from a funeral in his native Dominican Republic. … 2B Tommy La Stella (remaining side tightness) was held out for a 2nd straight sport.
Giants RHP Kevin Gausman (12-5, 2.49 Era) has not lost because July 30 but has allowed 7 gained runs about his previous 14 2/3 innings. LHP Brett Anderson (4-8, 4.27) returns to the mound just after coming out of his last start out since of ideal hip tightness.