The San Francisco Giants became the first team to sweep the Colorado Rockies at home this season and the first club to reach 90 wins this year. With a 90-50 mark, the Giants went to a season-high 40 games over .500 for the first time since Sept. 7, 1993, 28 years ago.
Wednesday’s comeback proved particularly brave for the Giants, considering they were at the end of a 16-game ‘punishment’ streak without a day off:
The Giants will head to Chicago with unresolved pitching plans as they plan to use a bullpen game on Friday to help fill the void in their rotation left by injured starters Alex Wood (COVID-19) and right-hander Johnny Cueto. (right elbow).
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Right-hander Kevin Gausman will start Saturday, and San Francisco is leaning toward using another bullpen game Sunday rather than promoting Logan Webb. Veteran left-hander Scott Kazmir, who is back with Triple-A Sacramento after helping Team USA capture a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, will be in the mix to start the final game.
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