SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt doubled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning in support of starter Jeff Samardzija, who threw seven strong innings in the San Francisco Giants’ 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Pinch-hitter Miguel Gomez doubled to lead off the seventh for the Giants, who won their second straight and third of five. Denard Span sacrificed him to third and Belt drove a ball to left field that Starling Marte seemed to have trouble finding. It fell in front of him, allowing Gomez to score.READ MORE: Bomb Threat At Sacramento County Jail, 50-Year-Old Man Arrested
Adam Frazier drove in a run for the Pirates, who lost their fourth in five following a six-game winning streak.READ MORE: Sunday's Show Info (5/22/22)
Samardzija (5-11) allowed a run and four hits, striking out eight and walking two in winning for the first time since July 2. He had allowed 12 runs in his previous 10 1/3 innings.MORE NEWS: 3-Acre Fire Near Highway 12 Knocked Down
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