Arizona 4, San Francisco 6
a 40-pitch first inning caused by Luke Weaver losing his release point ensured Weaver was not long for the game. After four innings, Weaver had limited the damage to only one run allowed. But then, the bullpen took over. Sean Poppen got rocked in the sixth and Brett deGeus allowed a late insurance run, leading to AZ’s 107 loss on the season. Jake McCarthy had a good night, going 2-for-2 with a home run and a walk, but the offense could not dig their way out of the hole created by wild pitching and sloppy defense.
Diamondbacks Drop Series Opener in SF
Arizona’s offense tallied four runs against the team with the best record in baseball. But, the bullpen and defense were unable to hold them Giants at bay, allowing five runs in the final five innings of play.
I’m just going to leave this here, as it tells you pretty much everything you need to know about how Arizona’s Tuesday night went.
Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed:— Zach Buchanan (@ZHBuchanan) September 29, 2021
- 2 runs on bases-loaded walks
- 2 runs on wild pitches
That accounts for two-thirds of the runs they've given up tonight
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