Brandon Belt’s grand slam and Buster Posey’s homers helped raise San Francisco to a historic first inning in opposition to Rockies.
The Giants scored 10 runs in the highest of the first throughout Recreation 1 of the franchise’s first doubleheader of the season. This marks the biggest lead in a single inning for the reason that backside of the fourth inning at Oracle Park in 2008 in opposition to the Pirates.
In accordance to the Elias Sports activities Bureau, Tuesday’s first inning in opposition to Colorado marked the fifth time in San Francisco historical past that the membership scored a double-digit run complete in the opening body.
Rockies pitcher Germán Márquez allowed the first six San Francisco batters to attain the bases. By the point the starter exited, Colorado was trailing 5-0. Rockies’ first reliever, Jhoulys Chacin, was a single strike away earlier than Belt hit his third profession grand slam.
Posey was the subsequent batter up, hitting his seventh residence run of the season. This ties his residence run complete from 2019, which is the final time he performed for the Giants.
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