Fielder’s walk-off blast sinks Giants
Fielder hit a solo home run with one out in the 12th inning and the
“It was fun, especially the way the season is going now for us,” Fielder said. “It’s always good to have some fun.”
The loss dropped the
Fielder hit his 37th home run, connecting against
Fielder’s drive gave him career home run No. 151. The triple play, that was No. 1 for him.
San Francisco led 1-0 when it put
McGehee touched third and threw to second baseman
“I didn’t really notice it until Flip (Lopez) got the ball,” said Fielder, who said he had never been part of a triple play at any level of baseball. “I thought, ‘Uh oh, it’s a triple play.”‘
It was the
“I knew we were going to have a chance,” McGehee said. “I was just hoping I wouldn’t bounce it to Felipe. I knew we were going to have to hurry. I didn’t give him the best feed in the world, but he did a good job of turning it.”
San Francisco last hit into a triple play on Aug. 5, 1998, when
“I knew what was going on,” Rowand said. “He was just playing right there and got a nice candy hop right on the bag.”
The game featured several good defensive plays, including diving catches by San Francisco left fielder
“It seemed like there were quite a few going back and forth, people making big plays, keeping the game going,” McGehee said.
Milwaukee tied it at 1 in the bottom of the sixth when Lopez walked, moved to second on
San Francisco starter
In 11 starts dating to his no-hitter on July 10, Sanchez is 4-3 with a 2.75 ERA.
“The pitching gave us a chance,” San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said. “We just needed someone to come through with a big hit.”
Looper came into the game giving up a major league-leading 33 home runs, but kept the ball in the park against the
Velez doubled down the right-field line to open the game and scored on Sandoval’s single to put the