NEW YORK – Kris Bryant hit an early two-run home run, pinch-hitter Darin Ruf broke the tie with an RBI single in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants defeated the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night, who were not. they react.
With the result, the Giants swept the three-game series against the Mets.
Pete Alonso hit a two-run home run that bounced off the restaurant windows past the left-field foul pole, but New York finished 2-11 in a crucial run of games against the leading Giants and Dodgers. in the majors.
Due to this untimely string of losses, New York has drifted away from first place in the NL East, Atlanta, from half a game to seven and a half.
The Mets, who are in third place, will play 15 consecutive games against Washington and Miami, the league’s bottom players, but it may be too late to come back in contention.
Mike Yastrzemski singled off Seth Lugo (3-2) early in the eighth and Curt Casali was grazed by a pitch. Ruf hit an RBI groundout to the right side that put the Giants ahead 3-2.
Casali, a starter in place of catcher Buster Posey, was substituted on the bases by Chadwick Tromp because he felt dizzy. Earlier he was hit on the mask by a foul ball in the game.
Jarlin García (5-3) worked a two-thirds inning into relief without allowing a score, and Venezuelan José Álvarez retired Jeff McNeil, who had hit a groundout with the bases loaded, in the bottom of the eighth inning.
For the Giants, Venezuelans Thairo Estrada 1-0 and Wilmer Flores 4-0.
For the Mets, Puerto Ricans Francisco Lindor 5-1 and Javier Báez 4-2, one scored. Dominican Jonathan Villar 2-1. Venezuelan Carlos Carrasco 2-0.