Blazers @ Giants
Game 1: Kershaw @ Simon
Kershaw goes 8, giving up just 2 hits, one being a HR to Gyorko.
Simon goes 4 giving up 2 H and 2 BB but 0 ER. Jim then goes to Rusin who gives up 2 ER on a Peralta 2 RBI single.
With free baseball, McGee comes on in the 10th and Davis greets him with a walk off HR and a Giants 3-2 win.
WP Torres (2-3)
LP McGee (0-2)
Game 2: Iwakuma @ Lohse
Iwakuma goes 7 giving up an unearned run on 4 H and 2 BB.
Lohse gives up an RBI single to Peralta, a 2 run bomb by Peralta, and Johnson, Tulo and Robinson solo shots.
Up 6-1 in the 8th, Thornton comes on and gets 2 outs that sandwich a bunch of hits and a Grand Slam by Hechavarria. 6-5 Blazers.
KRod lets the tying run on base to start the 9th but then K’s the side. Blazers win 6-5.
WP Iwakuma (13-4)
LP Lohse (1-4)
S KRod (28)
Game 3: Anderson @ Greene
Top 1, Giants finally get Peralta out, but it produces an RBI and a 1-0 lead.
Top 3, Peralta doubles scoring 2, Lowrie triples scoring 2 and Dietrich grounds out for a 6-0 lead.
Top 4, a Carpenter RBI single pushes the lead to 7-0 and an inning later Peralta kills a pitch over the right field wall for a 8-0 lead. Blazers win going away 8-3.
WP Anderson (11-8)
LP Greene (0-2)
Game 4: Quintana @ Bolsinger
Bottom 1, a Votto 2 run bomb puts NY up 2-0.
Top 3, Peralta continues his assault on Giants pitching with a 2 run single to tie it.
A Davis 6th inning double puts New York up 5-2.
Top 7, a Peralta bases loaded walk and Tulo RBI infield single pull NM within a run a 5-4, but NY gets one back in the bottom half on a WP.
Top 8, with 2 outs, Carpenter HR’s to pull NM within one run and Teixeira PH’s for his first PA of the series with a HR to tie the game. Jim then goes to game one starter Simon, who allows a double to Choo, and RBI double to Peralta for the lead, and a RBI single to Tulo to put the Blazers up 8-6.
KRod does his job in the 9th for a Blazers series win.
WP Warren (7-5)
LP Simon (2-3)
S KRod (29)
Peralta goes beast mode in the series with a 12 for 16, 13 RBI performance pushing him to 95 RBI on the year.
Blazers are 40 games above 500 at 82 and 42 with a magic number of 14. Going 18-18 down the stretch will extend the Blazers record with 5 straight 100 win season. 8 more wins will extend the Blazers record to 8 straight 90 or more win seasons.