Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair of stolen bases earlier in the ninth inning, including one by pinch-runner Mac Williamson that put the winning run in scoring position, helped take the pressure off the Giants leadoff hitter.

Panik hit a game-ending two-run single off Jackson with two outs in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over the Braves on Tuesday night.

''Great comeback,'' Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. ''We looked pretty flat. We just couldn't get it going. To come back and win it in the ninth like that, that's huge.''

Brandon Crawford began the comeback with a one-out single. After Steven Duggar struck out, Kevin Pillar singled in Crawford. Pillar stole second then moved to third on Pablo Sandoval's pinch-hit infield single. Williamson stole second before Panik slapped a 3-2 pitch from Jackson into right field to cap the three-run rally.

''Any time you can advance 90 feet it's big in that situation,'' Panik said. ''Especially for me, having Mac at second base versus first base, I don't have to hit a double to win the game. Just stay within myself, stay through the middle of the field and you can win the game that way with a single. Every 90 feet matters.''

It's the fourth blown save this season for Jackson (2-1) and spoiled an otherwise strong day by the Braves pitching staff.

Atlanta had won four straight against San Francisco and allowed one run in all four. The Braves were in position to make it five before the Giants rallied with three runs and four hits in the ninth.

The stolen bases by Pillar and Williamson provided the late lift San Francisco needed.

''Kevin, he's a base stealer but once Mac got it, now you realize it just takes a hit and you win the game,'' Bochy said. ''You saw the energy pick up in the dugout. We did a nice job.''

Panik and Buster Posey had two hits apiece for San Francisco.

Trevor Gott (2-0) retired three batters to win.

Josh Donaldson, Nick Markakis, Ronald Acuna Jr. and Dansby Swanson had two hits apiece for Atlanta.

''A foot here and a foot there and we would have won,'' Atlanta catcher Brian McCann said. ''But it's baseball and you've got to turn the page.''

Braves starter Julio Teheran struck out six and gave up three hits and one run in 5 2/3 innings. Teheran has a 0.79 ERA over his last four starts covering 22 2/3 innings. He lost three straight decisions to close out April and had a pair of no-decisions in his first two starts in May.

Acuna backed Teheran with a terrific leaping grab at the fence in center field to rob Brandon Belt of extra bases in the third.

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Vogt made his second career start in left field. The 34-year-old Vogt has logged 370 games behind the plate. Wednesday marked his fifth appearance in left field and first since 2014 when he was with the Oakland Athletics.

ROSTER MOVE

The Giants placed pitcher Travis Bergen on the 10-day injured list because of a left shoulder strain. Bergen is 2-0 with a 4.24 ERA in 18 games this season. Infielder Donovan Solano was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento before the game, one day after being sent down to make room for pitcher Andrew Suarez.

UP NEXT

Braves lefty Max Fried (6-2, 2.86 ERA) makes his fifth road start Wednesday. Fried pitched two-hit ball over six scoreless innings against Milwaukee on May 17. RHP Jeff Samardzija (2-2, 3.69) makes his first start against Atlanta since 2017. Samardzija threw a season-low 68 pitches in 5 1/3 innings in his most recent start against Arizona on May 17.

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  • W: T. Gott (2-0)L: L. Jackson (2-1)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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D. Swanson SS41200102.250.313.448.7604.0
F. Freeman 1B50110012.316.405.567.9711.5
J. Donaldson 3B41200012.263.388.474.8632.5
N. Markakis RF40210002.292.387.444.8324.0
A. Riley LF40100014.385.407.7691.1770.5
C. Culberson LF00000000.441.429.7651.1930.0
B. McCann C30010001.293.352.467.8191.0
J. Camargo 2B30000001.216.266.333.5990.0
J. Blevins P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
T. Toussaint P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
a- M. Joyce PH00000100.250.340.477.8171.0
J. Webb P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
L. Jackson P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
J. Teheran P20100000.100.100.100.2001.0
O. Albies 2B20000011.259.312.423.735-0.5
  • a-walked for Toussaint in the 8th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Panik 2B31220200.254.349.352.7027.0
S. Vogt LF40000024.212.257.394.651-1.0
B. Posey C40200002.260.313.407.7202.0
B. Belt 1B40000003.229.337.472.8100.0
E. Longoria 3B40110010.230.288.419.7062.5
B. Crawford SS41100012.213.282.306.5891.5
S. Duggar CF30100111.246.289.360.6491.5
K. Pillar RF41110012.204.232.353.5854.5
S. Anderson P10000010.667.6671.0001.667-0.5
R. Moronta P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
S. Dyson P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
a- T. Austin PH10000010.245.333.434.767-0.5
M. Melancon P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
T. Gott P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
b- P. Sandoval PH10100000.299.322.655.9771.0
M. Williamson PR01000000.154.250.256.5063.0
  • a-struck out for Dyson in the 7th
  • b-singled for Gott in the 9th
BATTING
  • 2B - N. Markakis (12)
  • SF - B. McCann (4)
  • RBI - F. Freeman (30), N. Markakis (27), B. McCann (17)
  • 2-Out RBI - N. Markakis (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Swanson 2 (2), F. Freeman, N. Markakis 2 (2), A. Riley 2 (2), J. Camargo, O. Albies
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Longoria (8)
  • SH - S. Anderson
  • RBI - J. Panik 2 (15), E. Longoria (18), K. Pillar (24)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Panik 2 (9), E. Longoria (8), K. Pillar (11)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - S. Vogt 2 (2), B. Belt, B. Crawford 2 (2)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - R. Acuna (5)
  • CS - R. Acuna (2)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - K. Pillar (6), M. Williamson (2)
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Donaldson-Camargo-Freeman; Swanson-Freeman)
  • E - A. Riley
FIELDING
  • DP - (Belt-Longoria-Melancon)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
J. Teheran5.23113603.671.2611.0
J. Blevins (H, 4)0.11000008.311.85-1.0
T. Toussaint (H, 1)1.00000105.171.403.5
J. Webb (H, 3)1.01000001.931.072.0
L. Jackson (L, 2-1) (BS, 4)0.24330103.381.29-11.5
PITCHERSIP
J. Teheran5.2
J. Blevins (H, 4)0.1
T. Toussaint (H, 1)1.0
J. Webb (H, 3)1.0
L. Jackson (L, 2-1) (BS, 4)0.2
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
S. Anderson5.08220303.601.306.5
R. Moronta1.10112003.801.270.0
S. Dyson0.21000002.630.96-1.0
M. Melancon1.01001102.451.361.5
T. Gott (W, 2-0)1.01000102.010.729.5
PITCHERSIP
S. Anderson5.0
R. Moronta1.1
S. Dyson0.2
M. Melancon1.0
T. Gott (W, 2-0)1.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - J. Teheran 94-57, J. Blevins 4-3, T. Toussaint 10-7, J. Webb 16-13, L. Jackson 26-17
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Teheran 5-6, T. Toussaint 1-0, L. Jackson 1-0
  • Batters Faced - J. Teheran 23, J. Blevins 2, T. Toussaint 2, J. Webb 4, L. Jackson 6
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - S. Anderson 79-50, R. Moronta 31-17, S. Dyson 9-5, M. Melancon 15-7, T. Gott 14-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Anderson 4-8, R. Moronta 1-3, M. Melancon 1-0
  • Batters Faced - S. Anderson 23, R. Moronta 6, S. Dyson 3, M. Melancon 4, T. Gott 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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R. Acuna CF41200110.296.388.525.9134.5
D. Swanson SS41200102.250.313.448.7604.0
F. Freeman 1B50110012.316.405.567.9711.5
J. Donaldson 3B41200012.263.388.474.8632.5
N. Markakis RF40210002.292.387.444.8324.0
A. Riley LF40100014.385.407.7691.1770.5
C. Culberson LF00000000.441.429.7651.1930.0
B. McCann C30010001.293.352.467.8191.0
J. Camargo 2B30000001.216.266.333.5990.0
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J. Webb P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
L. Jackson P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
J. Teheran P20100000.100.100.100.2001.0
O. Albies 2B20000011.259.312.423.735-0.5
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  • a-walked for Toussaint in the 8th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Panik 2B31220200.254.349.352.7027.0
S. Vogt LF40000024.212.257.394.651-1.0
B. Posey C40200002.260.313.407.7202.0
B. Belt 1B40000003.229.337.472.8100.0
E. Longoria 3B40110010.230.288.419.7062.5
B. Crawford SS41100012.213.282.306.5891.5
S. Duggar CF30100111.246.289.360.6491.5
K. Pillar RF41110012.204.232.353.5854.5
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M. Williamson PR01000000.154.250.256.5063.0
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  • a-struck out for Dyson in the 7th
  • b-singled for Gott in the 9th
BATTING
  • 2B - N. Markakis (12)
  • SF - B. McCann (4)
  • RBI - F. Freeman (30), N. Markakis (27), B. McCann (17)
  • 2-Out RBI - N. Markakis (6)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Swanson 2 (2), F. Freeman, N. Markakis 2 (2), A. Riley 2 (2), J. Camargo, O. Albies
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Longoria (8)
  • SH - S. Anderson
  • RBI - J. Panik 2 (15), E. Longoria (18), K. Pillar (24)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Panik 2 (9), E. Longoria (8), K. Pillar (11)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - S. Vogt 2 (2), B. Belt, B. Crawford 2 (2)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - R. Acuna (5)
  • CS - R. Acuna (2)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - K. Pillar (6), M. Williamson (2)
FIELDING
  • DP - 2 (Donaldson-Camargo-Freeman; Swanson-Freeman)
  • E - A. Riley
FIELDING
  • DP - (Belt-Longoria-Melancon)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
J. Teheran5.23113603.671.2611.0
J. Blevins (H, 4)0.11000008.311.85-1.0
T. Toussaint (H, 1)1.00000105.171.403.5
J. Webb (H, 3)1.01000001.931.072.0
L. Jackson (L, 2-1) (BS, 4)0.24330103.381.29-11.5
Total8.2944380---
PITCHERSIP
J. Teheran5.2
J. Blevins (H, 4)0.1
T. Toussaint (H, 1)1.0
J. Webb (H, 3)1.0
L. Jackson (L, 2-1) (BS, 4)0.2
Total8.2
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
S. Anderson5.08220303.601.306.5
R. Moronta1.10112003.801.270.0
S. Dyson0.21000002.630.96-1.0
M. Melancon1.01001102.451.361.5
T. Gott (W, 2-0)1.01000102.010.729.5
Total9.01133350---
PITCHERSIP
S. Anderson5.0
R. Moronta1.1
S. Dyson0.2
M. Melancon1.0
T. Gott (W, 2-0)1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - J. Teheran 94-57, J. Blevins 4-3, T. Toussaint 10-7, J. Webb 16-13, L. Jackson 26-17
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Teheran 5-6, T. Toussaint 1-0, L. Jackson 1-0
  • Batters Faced - J. Teheran 23, J. Blevins 2, T. Toussaint 2, J. Webb 4, L. Jackson 6
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - S. Anderson 79-50, R. Moronta 31-17, S. Dyson 9-5, M. Melancon 15-7, T. Gott 14-9
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Anderson 4-8, R. Moronta 1-3, M. Melancon 1-0
  • Batters Faced - S. Anderson 23, R. Moronta 6, S. Dyson 3, M. Melancon 4, T. Gott 3
  • 9TH INNING
    Panik singled to right, Pillar and Williamson scored34
    Pillar singled to center, Crawford scored32
  • 7TH INNING
    Freeman singled to center, Acuna scored, Swanson to second31
  • 6TH INNING
    McCann hit sacrifice fly to left, Donaldson scored, Markakis to third21
  • 1ST INNING
    Longoria doubled to deep left, Panik scored, Posey to third11
    Markakis doubled to deep right, Swanson scored, Donaldson to third10
  • 9TH INNING
    • Trevor Gott relieved Mark Melancon
    • R. Acuna: Acuna singled to center
    • D. Swanson: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Acuna caught stealing second, catcher to shortstop, Strike looking, Ball, Swanson flied out to right
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Freeman struck out looking
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Luke Jackson relieved Jacob Webb
    • E. Longoria: Longoria grounded out to third
    • B. Crawford: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Crawford singled to left
    • S. Duggar: Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Duggar struck out swinging
    • K. Pillar: Ball, Crawford to second, Foul, Pillar singled to center, Crawford scored
    • Pablo Sandoval hit for Trevor Gott
    • P. Sandoval: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Pillar stole second, Sandoval reached on an infield single to shortstop, Pillar to third
    • Mac Williamson ran for Pablo Sandoval
    • J. Panik: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Williamson stole second, Foul, Ball, Ball, Panik singled to right, Pillar and Williamson scored
  • 8TH INNING
    • Mark Melancon pitching
    • A. Riley: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Riley reached on an infield single to shortstop
    • B. McCann: Strike looking, Ball, McCann grounded into double play first to third to pitcher, Riley out at second
    • Matt Joyce hit for Touki Toussaint
    • M. Joyce: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Joyce walked
    • O. Albies: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Albies struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Jacob Webb pitching
    • Charlie Culberson in left field
    • J. Panik: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Panik lined out to center
    • S. Vogt: Vogt fouled out to third
    • B. Posey: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Posey singled to center
    • B. Belt: Foul, Belt flied out to left
    • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • R. Moronta Pitching:
    • O. Albies: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Albies lined out to right
    • R. Acuna: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Acuna walked
    • D. Swanson: Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Acuna stole second, Ball, Ball, Swanson walked
    • Sam Dyson relieved Reyes Moronta
    • F. Freeman: Freeman singled to center, Acuna scored, Swanson to second
    • J. Donaldson: Ball, Ball, Donaldson flied out to center
    • N. Markakis: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Markakis lined out to left
    • Middle of the 7th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • J. Blevins Pitching:
    • S. Duggar: Strike swinging, Ball, Duggar singled to right center
    • Touki Toussaint relieved Jerry Blevins
    • K. Pillar: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Pillar grounded into double play shortstop to first, Duggar out at second
    • Tyler Austin hit for Sam Dyson
    • T. Austin: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Austin struck out swinging
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • J. Donaldson: Donaldson singled to left
    • N. Markakis: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Markakis singled to left, Donaldson to second
    • Reyes Moronta relieved Shaun Anderson
    • A. Riley: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Riley flied out to deep center, Donaldson to third, Markakis to second
    • B. McCann: Foul, Ball, McCann hit sacrifice fly to left, Donaldson scored, Markakis to third
    • J. Camargo: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Camargo grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • B. Belt: Belt grounded out to second
    • E. Longoria: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Longoria flied out to right
    • Jerry Blevins pitching
    • Ozzie Albies at second base
    • B. Crawford: Crawford fouled out to right
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • J. Teheran: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Teheran grounded out to shortstop
    • R. Acuna: Ball, Acuna flied out to center
    • D. Swanson: Foul, Ball, Swanson singled to left
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Freeman grounded out to first
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • S. Anderson: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Anderson struck out looking
    • J. Panik: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Panik walked
    • S. Vogt: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Vogt safe at first on left fielder Riley fielding error, Panik to second
    • B. Posey: Ball, Posey grounded into double play third to second to first, Vogt out at second
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
  • 4TH INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • A. Riley: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Riley struck out swinging
    • B. McCann: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McCann lined out to second
    • J. Camargo: Ball, Camargo flied out to left
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • B. Crawford: Strike looking, Crawford grounded out to second
    • S. Duggar: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Duggar grounded out to second
    • K. Pillar: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Pillar struck out swinging
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Freeman lined out to shortstop
    • J. Donaldson: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Donaldson struck out swinging
    • N. Markakis: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Markakis grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • B. Posey: Ball, Strike looking, Posey flied out to deep center
    • B. Belt: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Belt flied out to deep center
    • E. Longoria: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Longoria struck out swinging
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • B. McCann: Strike looking, Ball, McCann popped out to third
    • J. Camargo: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Camargo grounded out to second
    • J. Teheran: Strike looking, Teheran singled to center
    • R. Acuna: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Acuna singled to right center, Teheran to third
    • D. Swanson: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Swanson flied out to deep right
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • S. Duggar: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Duggar walked
    • K. Pillar: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pillar flied out to center
    • S. Anderson: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Anderson hit sacrifice bunt to catcher, Duggar to second
    • J. Panik: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Panik walked
    • S. Vogt: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Vogt struck out swinging
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • S. Anderson Pitching:
    • R. Acuna: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Acuna struck out swinging
    • D. Swanson: Strike swinging, Swanson singled to right
    • F. Freeman: Ball, Ball, Freeman lined out to center
    • J. Donaldson: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Donaldson singled to center, Swanson to third
    • N. Markakis: Ball, Foul, Ball, Markakis doubled to deep right, Swanson scored, Donaldson to third
    • A. Riley: Strike swinging, Riley popped out to first
    • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • J. Teheran Pitching:
    • J. Panik: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Panik singled to center
    • S. Vogt: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Vogt struck out swinging
    • B. Posey: Posey singled to right, Panik to second
    • B. Belt: Ball, Strike swinging, Belt flied out to left, Panik to third
    • E. Longoria: Strike swinging, Ball, Longoria doubled to deep left, Panik scored, Posey to third
    • B. Crawford: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Crawford struck out swinging
    • End of the 1st (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)