The Diamondbacks (44-53) gained for the 5th time in 8 video games towards the Giants this season after profitable simply two times in 19 meeetings remaining yr.
San Francisco (48-49), which gained 107 video games a yr in the past, fell under .500 for the primary time this season. The Giants are 11-22 since achieving their season top of 10 video games over .500 on June 18.
Walker’s twenty third homer broke a 2-2 tie within the 3rd towards Rodon (8-6), who handiest gave up 3 hits in six innings. Two have been house runs, despite the fact that, accounting for 5 runs. He struck out 10, walked two and hit a batter.
Rodon’s mood took over after he got here off the sphere within the 5th. He kicked a bat within the dugout, which hit shortstop Thairo Estrada within the knee. Teammates, together with infielder Wilmer Flores, were not pleased with Rodon’s show.
In a while, Rodon referred to as it an “unacceptable” and “egocentric” motion.
“I simply really feel silly — actually silly,” Rodon stated.
Estrada stayed within the sport and was once hit by way of Luke Weaver’s pitch main off the 6th. That one were given him in his arm guard, no less than, and he later scored on Brandon Belt’s double.
Ian Kennedy (4-4) retired all 5 batters he confronted to pick out up the victory.
The Diamondbacks scored first when Sergio Alcantara homered with a runner on in the second one. The ball slightly cleared the left-field wall and the glove of Darin Ruf, hitting a fan within the entrance row dressed in a Giants jersey within the arm. The decision was once reviewed by way of the replay staff and was once upheld. It was once Alcantara’s 3rd homer of the season.
That brought about Rodon to slam his glove towards the bench.
Flores tied it with a two-run homer, his 14th, a towering blast into the Diamondbacks bullpen in left off starter Tyler Gilbert. It adopted Luis Gonzalez’s leadoff unmarried.
Gilbert, who was once a Giants fan rising up in Santa Cruz, California, went 4 innings for Arizona, giving up 4 hits and two runs. He walked one and struck out two.
Arizona added two runs within the 8th towards Yunior Marte when David Peralta pinch hit and tripled down the right-field line, scoring Carson Kelly, who had walked. Ketel Marte adopted with an RBI double.
Kelly’s career-best hitting streak ended at 13 video games. He was once 0 for two, drew a stroll and was once hit by way of a pitch and scored two runs. The Arizona catcher, who was once batting .115 when the streak started, is now at .218.
LA STELLA RETURNS
Giants 2nd baseman Tommy Los angeles Stella was once reinstated from the COVID-19 record Tuesday. The veteran, sidelined since July 8, additionally ignored the Giants’ first 33 video games after experiencing irritation in his correct Achilles tendon following offseason surgical procedure.
Giants supervisor Gabe Kapler stated, “We want him to play (within the infield) frequently in order that we will be able to rotate the DH spot and stay guys wholesome. Wilmer Flores has been going in the market and taking part in each unmarried day.”
Los angeles Stella has handiest performed within the subject in seven video games this season and did not get started Tuesday towards Gilbert, a lefty, however Kapler stated “he is in a position to play.”
For the reason that All-Superstar destroy, the Giants have allowed 39 runs — 28 of them with two outs, together with 5 on Tuesday.
Arizona positioned RHP Keynan Middleton at the 15-day injured record with a strained correct ankle. Middleton is 1-2 with a 1.64 ERA in 11 innings. RHP Chris Devenski was once recalled from Triple-A Reno to switch Middleton.
The collection concludes Wednesday when the Giants’ Logan Webb (9-3, 2.77 ERA) faces the Diamondbacks’ Zac Gallen (5-2, 3.31).