The Giants lost Saturday night for just the fourth time since the All Star Break, falling 5-1 to the San Diego Padres.
The Padre defense played as San Francisco’s 26th man in the Giants 4-2 victory Wednesday. The bottom of the fifth and beyond became a comedy of errors that likely left San Diegans everywhere facepalming.
A Giants team that had lost four of its last five games got a glimmer of hope from a top prospect on a gloomy Wednesday afternoon, culminating in a 4-3 victory to split this two-game series with Toronto.
With his father, Hall of Famer Iván Rodríguez, looking on, Dereck Rodríguez put Cardinal after Cardinal down.