Joc Pederson’s Tenth-inning single lifts Giants previous Purple Sox 4-3

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Red Sox pitcher Chris Murphy tags out San Francisco's Brandon Crawford.
Purple Sox pitcher Chris Murphy tags out San Francisco’s Brandon Crawford through the fifth inning. AP Photograph/John Hefti

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson singled in Patrick Bailey within the Tenth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat Boston 4-3 on Sunday for his or her first dwelling sequence win in opposition to the Purple Sox since 2004.

Bailey started the inning at second base. After Casey Schmitt was hit by a pitch from Mauricio Llovera (1-1), Brandon Crawford tried to sacrifice the runners over. However Boston catcher Connor Wong was unable to discipline the ball and Crawford reached on an infield single.

Pederson then lined a 1-2 sinker from Llovera into proper discipline.

Wilmer Flores and Luis Matos every had two hits for San Francisco (58-48), which is on prime of the NL wild-card standings after profitable six of seven.

Justin Turner and Adam Duvall homered for Boston. The Purple Sox have misplaced consecutive highway sequence for the primary time this season.

Boston missed an opportunity to take the lead within the prime of the Tenth when Tristan Beck (2-0) obtained Yu Chang to strike out swinging with two runners on.

The Giants had been up 3-1 when Turner hit his seventeenth homer, a tying two-run shot off Taylor Rogers within the eighth.

Turner’s drive to left spoiled a powerful outing from Ross Stripling.

Considered one of San Francisco’s prime offseason acquisitions, Stripling pitched 4 1/3 innings of one-run ball in aid of opener Scott Alexander. He was in line for his first victory since final October earlier than the Purple Sox rallied.

Stripling retired 13 of his 17 batters. He allowed 4 hits, struck out three and walked none.

After Duvall chased Stripling together with his leadoff homer within the seventh, the Purple Sox put two runners on earlier than Triston Casas flew out to heart fielder Luis Matos, who threw to second for an inning-ending double play.


Alexander threw 16 pitches and retired 5 batters. Boston’s Brennan Bernardino allowed one hit and one run on 27 pitches in a single inning of labor.

San Francisco improved to 13-4 this season when utilizing an opener.


The 36-year-old Crawford returned to the lineup after lacking 12 video games with left knee irritation, and the shortstop confirmed why he’s nonetheless thought-about among the finest infielders within the recreation. The four-time Gold Glove winner snared Justin Turner’s sharp grounder then made a backhanded flip to second baseman Schmitt, who threw to first to finish a double play.


Giants: RHP Anthony DeSclafani was positioned on the injured checklist with an elbow flexor pressure.


Purple Sox: Boston begins a three-game sequence in Seattle on Monday. Supervisor Alex Cora has not named a starter.

Giants: Supervisor Gabe Kapler has not introduced a starter for Monday’s dwelling recreation in opposition to the Diamondbacks.