Athletics play the Giants after Bassitt’s strong outing
San Francisco; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Oakland heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Chris Bassitt. Bassitt threw seven innings, giving up zero runs on four hits with seven strikeouts against Chicago.
The Giants are 28-32 on their home turf. San Francisco ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .239 batting average. Buster Posey leads the team with an average of .254.
The Athletics are 30-28 on the road. The Oakland pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.04. Mike Fiers leads the team with a 3.18 earned run average.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 15 home runs and has 62 RBIs. Mike Yastrzemski is 7-for-34 with three doubles, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .263 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored by six runs
Athletics: 6-4, .243 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs