PHILADELPHIA ( Associated Press) — Kurt Casali hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat Philadelphia 5-4 in a long-ball contest on Monday that saw the Phillies lose to four and manager Joe on Monday. put pressure on Girardi.
After Giants manager Gabe Kapler said he was going to suspend his protest and stand for the national anthem on Memorial Day, Kapler’s team also led them to a 2–2 victory in San Francisco on a 10-game trip.
Wilmer Flores and Ivan Longoria also built homes for the Giants and Ivan Longoria. Kyle Schwarber, Nick Castellanos and Rhys Hoskins went deep for the Phillies, who lost in extra innings for the second day in a row.
Philadelphia has lost 11 of 15 games and has seven games under .500 at 21-28 for the first time since the final day of 2017. Girardi was hired before 2020.
Eight out of nine runs were on homers.
With a score of 3–3, Casali drove a fastball from Andrew Bellatti (1–1) deep into the stands in left field for his fourth homer this season. Alec Bohm hits a sacrifice fly in the bottom half.
Dominic Lyon (3-0) scored the ninth for the Giants.
Philadelphia close Cory Nebel allowed a ninth-inning homer for the second straight day, a two-out drive by Longoria that gave the Giants a 3-2 lead. Longoria has scored five home runs in his last five matches.
On Sunday, Nebel dropped a home run for rookie Nick Plummer in the ninth and a double walkoff to Eduardo Escobar in the New York Mets’ 5-4 win.
Giants starter Logan Webb allowed a career-high three home runs – he had lost just more than once in a game.
Webb took 10 strikeouts and a three-hitter in the ninth without a walk. Looking for his first big league full game, he dropped a leadoff homer to Schwarber on his second pitch of the innings, his 100th and final pitch of the game.
Castellanos took second and Hawkins in fourth place took a 2–0 lead. Flores hit a two-run homer in the sixth off Kyle Gibson, who gave away two runs and six hits in six innings.
Kapler stood just outside the third base dugout at Citizens Bank Park.
While I believe strongly in the right to protest and the importance of doing so, I also believe strongly in honoring and mourning the men and women who have served our country, who fought and died for that right. ”he wrote in his swamp before the game.
Giants: 1B Brandon Belt lives in San Francisco while recovering from swelling of his right knee. Oracle is hitting the belt in the batting cage at Park, but there’s no definite timeline on his return. … OF Steven Duggar (left oblique strain) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacrament on Thursday.
Phillies: Mickey Moniac was active on Monday, started in the center and was 0 for 4 with three strikeouts for the Phillies. The top overall pick in the 2016 amateur draft broke his right arm during the final spring training game on April 6.
LHP Ranger Suarez (4-3, 4.74 ERA) starts Tuesday for the Phillies and RHP Jacob Junis (2-1, 2.76) for the Giants.
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