The San Francisco Giants (26-20) won in 10 innings and walk off fashion Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals (23-23). After a single from IF Marco Scutaro, IF Pablo Sandoval came up with the winning home run on a 1-0 pitch from Nationals’ pitcher, Maya Yunesky (0-1).
After the game, Sandoval admitted that he wasn’t feeling well and received IV treatments before the game. Through all that, he was able to still give his best effort even through a 10-inning game.
“You have to give 100% out there no matter what,” he said, “It’s your job to fight and stay in it.”
The start of the game was rocky was for the Giants as starting pitcher, Matt Cain, tried to find his rhythm. He gave up two runs in the first and said he made a couple mistakes throughout that inning while the National’s starting pitcher, Stephen Strasburg, was flawless though 7.0 innings and only allowed one earned run.
“We knew it was going to be a close game and it would come down to whoever made the most mistakes,...