CINCINNATI — Casey Schmidt drew a bases-loaded walk to bring in the go-ahead run during a three-run seventh inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-10 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win.
San Francisco opened the night with a win in what should have been a shutout on Monday. Joc Pedersen’s double to break the tie in the tenth over saw them win 4-2.
Cincinnati has lost six in a row, matching its longest skid of the season.
Wilmar Flores homered twice off Luke Weaver, a solo shot in the first inning and a three-run shot in the third to tie the game 4-4. Flores hit a total of three home runs in the doubleheader.
Christian Encarnacion-Strand, a 23-year-old rookie playing in just his second game in the majors, pinch-hit a three-run homer off Mauricio Lovera in the fifth inning to give Cincinnati an 8-7 lead.
Scott Alexander (6-0) won. The loss went to Buck Farmer (2-4).
In the first game, Pederson broke the tie with his tenth-inning double.
The score was tied 2-2 when the game was called Monday night, with one out in the eighth inning after an hour, 55-minute wait.
Rookie Ellie De La Cruz is the leadoff hitter after pitching the fourth inning in her first 33 career starts on a 19-1 streak.
Win Tyler Rogers (3-4). Camilo Doval started a three-man tenth inning for his 29th save in 31 chances.
In the closing game, Flores of Venezuela scored one goal in a 5-3 victory for the Giants, and Luis Matos scored one goal in a 4-0 victory.
For the red team, Dominican de la Cruz 3-0.
In the second game, for the Giants, Mados of Venezuela went 4-2 with one run and drove in two, while Flores went 3-2 with three runs and drove in five.
For the Red team, Dominican de la Cruz scored a run to make it 5-1.