Crawford, Longoria homer to carry Giants over Padres 4-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Francisco Giants' rookies got the better of the San Diego Padres' youngsters in a matchup of NL West teams playing out the season.

While veterans Brandon Crawford and Evan Longoria homered off Bryan Mitchell in the Giants' 4-2 win Monday, three rookies had nice nights. Left-hander Andrew Suarez pitched into the eighth inning, Chris Shaw had his first three-hit game and Aramis Garcia added an RBI single.

''They did a great job, starting with Suarez,'' manager Bruce Bochy said.

Suarez (7-11) snapped a two-start skid by holding San Diego to two runs and four hits while striking out four and walking three in 7 2/3 innings.

''He had a good fastball going, good movement on it. Really all his pitches, very efficiently,'' Bochy said. ''Shaw, nice game by him, big hit by Garcia. It was good to see those kids play well.''

Suarez has gone at least six innings in five straight starts. He thought he had a good chance of finishing the eighth.

''My pitch count was low for being that deep in the game,'' he said. ''I just think it's more my mechanics. I think I do a good routine in between starts to stay strong and ready for my start date.''

Suarez looked disappointed when Bochy came out to pull him. Suarez said he thought he showed up his manager, so he apologized.

''He liked it that I was being competitive,'' Suarez said.

Will Smith pitched the ninth for his 13th save.

The rebuilding Padres dropped to 60-91 to match last year's loss total with 11 games to play. Ownership had expected the Padres to be better than the club that finished 71-91 last year, but San Diego has lost at least 91 games for the third straight season and the fourth time in eight years.

Mitchell (1-4) had pitched well in his two previous starts since his return from a long stay on the disabled list, but reverted to the early season form that got him demoted to the bullpen.

After scattering three singles through the first three scoreless innings, Mitchell allowed Crawford's homer to right-center leading off the fifth, his 13th. Shaw doubled with one out and scored on Garcia's two-out single.

With Gregor Blanco aboard on a leadoff single in the fifth, Longoria homered off the balcony on the third level of the Western Metal Supply Co. Building in the left-field corner, his 16th.

Mitchell allowed four runs and nine hits in five innings, struck out four and walked none.

''I don't want to sugarcoat it, but I've definitely thrown the ball worse and had better results,'' Mitchell said. ''The balls and strikes were really good. I was attacking for the most part. If I execute maybe three or four pitches a little better, it's probably a different story.''

Mitchell said Longoria ''put a hell of a swing on that pitch. It was in and up out of the zone. I just think it was probably a little bit of a predictable pitch at that point. I maybe could've set it up a little better. He put a really good swing on it. You've got to live with that sometimes.''

Said manager Andy Green: ''It wasn't really a poorly executed pitch, Longoria just beat us to the spot.''

Austin Hedges homered leading off the second for the Padres, his 14th. He started at catcher even though rookie Francisco Mejia, one of baseball's top catching prospects, hit a walkoff grand slam against Texas on Sunday.

BUMGARNER

Bochy said LHP Madison Bumgarner could pitch the opener of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sept. 28 at San Francisco if the NL West race is still undecided.

UP NEXT

Giants: LHP Derek Holland (7-8, 3.46 ERA) is scheduled to start the middle game of the series Tuesday night. He's 1-1 with a 6.20 ERA in four career starts against San Diego, including 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA in three starts vs. the Padres this year.

Padres: Rookie LHP Joey Lucchesi (8-8, 3.67) will start against the Giants for the second time this season. He earned his second career win in his fourth start on April 15 vs. San Francisco.

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  • W: A. Suarez (7-11)L: B. Mitchell (1-4)S: W. Smith (13)
  • HR: SF - E. Longoria (16), B. Crawford (13), SD - A. Hedges (14)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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E. Longoria 3B41121012.249.289.429.7196.5
B. Crawford SS41211001.255.320.395.7157.0
N. Hundley C40100001.242.299.407.7061.0
C. Shaw LF31300000.207.250.379.6296.0
G. Hernandez PR-CF10000001.239.289.401.6902.0
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  • a-singled for Watson in the 9th
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W. Myers 3B31100101.252.312.445.7575.0
F. Reyes RF30100112.276.332.516.8481.5
H. Renfroe LF40110011.253.303.511.8141.5
E. Hosmer 1B40000003.249.314.398.7120.0
A. Hedges C41111000.245.294.453.7486.0
F. Galvis 2B-SS40100000.233.288.354.6412.0
M. Margot CF30000101.248.295.381.6771.0
J. Guerra SS20000011.111.200.111.311-0.5
a- A. Ellis PH00000100.289.394.366.7601.0
C. Spangenberg PR-2B00000000.230.296.368.6640.0
B. Mitchell P10000001.133.133.133.2670.0
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R. Stock P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
  • a-walked for Guerra in the 8th
  • b-grounded out for Mitchell in the 5th
  • c-struck out for Brewer in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Shaw 2 (2)
  • HR - E. Longoria (16), B. Crawford (13)
  • RBI - E. Longoria 2 (52), B. Crawford (52), A. Garcia (4)
  • 2-Out RBI - A. Garcia (2)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Panik, E. Longoria, B. Crawford, A. Slater, A. Garcia, A. Suarez 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - F. Galvis (26)
  • HR - A. Hedges (14)
  • RBI - H. Renfroe (62), A. Hedges (37)
  • 2-Out RBI - H. Renfroe (18)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Hosmer 3 (3), M. Margot, B. Mitchell
BASERUNNING
  • SB - G. Blanco (6), G. Hernandez (7)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - W. Myers (10)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - A. Slater (2)
  • DP - (Panik-Crawford-Garcia)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Guerra-Galvis-Hosmer)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
A. Suarez (W, 7-11)7.24223414.241.2624.0
M. Melancon0.01001002.671.49-2.0
T. Watson (H, 31)0.10000002.731.070.0
W. Smith (S, 13)1.00000001.800.8610.0
PITCHERSIP
A. Suarez (W, 7-11)7.2
M. Melancon0.0
T. Watson (H, 31)0.1
W. Smith (S, 13)1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
B. Mitchell (L, 1-4)5.09440426.161.83-1.0
B. Wieck2.01000400.000.337.0
C. Brewer1.01000103.182.292.5
R. Stock1.01000202.211.203.0
PITCHERSIP
B. Mitchell (L, 1-4)5.0
B. Wieck2.0
C. Brewer1.0
R. Stock1.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - A. Suarez 87-58, M. Melancon 11-5, T. Watson 1-1, W. Smith 14-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Suarez 10-7, T. Watson 1-0, W. Smith 1-2
  • Batters Faced - A. Suarez 28, M. Melancon 2, T. Watson, W. Smith 3
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - B. Mitchell 84-58, B. Wieck 28-20, C. Brewer 14-9, R. Stock 15-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - B. Mitchell 5-5, B. Wieck 1-1, C. Brewer 2-0, R. Stock 1-0
  • Batters Faced - B. Mitchell 23, B. Wieck 7, C. Brewer 4, R. Stock 4
  • Balks - R. Stock
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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J. Panik 2B50200002.256.311.344.6552.0
E. Longoria 3B41121012.249.289.429.7196.5
B. Crawford SS41211001.255.320.395.7157.0
N. Hundley C40100001.242.299.407.7061.0
C. Shaw LF31300000.207.250.379.6296.0
G. Hernandez PR-CF10000001.239.289.401.6902.0
A. Slater RF40000024.262.341.321.662-1.0
A. Garcia 1B40110022.348.348.609.9571.0
A. Suarez P30000032.065.104.065.169-1.5
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W. Smith P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
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  • a-singled for Watson in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
W. Myers 3B31100101.252.312.445.7575.0
F. Reyes RF30100112.276.332.516.8481.5
H. Renfroe LF40110011.253.303.511.8141.5
E. Hosmer 1B40000003.249.314.398.7120.0
A. Hedges C41111000.245.294.453.7486.0
F. Galvis 2B-SS40100000.233.288.354.6412.0
M. Margot CF30000101.248.295.381.6771.0
J. Guerra SS20000011.111.200.111.311-0.5
a- A. Ellis PH00000100.289.394.366.7601.0
C. Spangenberg PR-2B00000000.230.296.368.6640.0
B. Mitchell P10000001.133.133.133.2670.0
b- J. Pirela PH10000000.250.305.336.6410.0
B. Wieck P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
C. Brewer P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
c- F. Mejia PH10000011.233.343.567.910-0.5
R. Stock P00000000.000.000.000.0000.0
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  • a-walked for Guerra in the 8th
  • b-grounded out for Mitchell in the 5th
  • c-struck out for Brewer in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - C. Shaw 2 (2)
  • HR - E. Longoria (16), B. Crawford (13)
  • RBI - E. Longoria 2 (52), B. Crawford (52), A. Garcia (4)
  • 2-Out RBI - A. Garcia (2)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Panik, E. Longoria, B. Crawford, A. Slater, A. Garcia, A. Suarez 2 (2)
BATTING
  • 2B - F. Galvis (26)
  • HR - A. Hedges (14)
  • RBI - H. Renfroe (62), A. Hedges (37)
  • 2-Out RBI - H. Renfroe (18)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Hosmer 3 (3), M. Margot, B. Mitchell
BASERUNNING
  • SB - G. Blanco (6), G. Hernandez (7)
BASERUNNING
  • SB - W. Myers (10)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - A. Slater (2)
  • DP - (Panik-Crawford-Garcia)
FIELDING
  • DP - (Guerra-Galvis-Hosmer)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
A. Suarez (W, 7-11)7.24223414.241.2624.0
M. Melancon0.01001002.671.49-2.0
T. Watson (H, 31)0.10000002.731.070.0
W. Smith (S, 13)1.00000001.800.8610.0
Total9.0522441---
PITCHERSIP
A. Suarez (W, 7-11)7.2
M. Melancon0.0
T. Watson (H, 31)0.1
W. Smith (S, 13)1.0
Total9.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
B. Mitchell (L, 1-4)5.09440426.161.83-1.0
B. Wieck2.01000400.000.337.0
C. Brewer1.01000103.182.292.5
R. Stock1.01000202.211.203.0
Total9.012440112---
PITCHERSIP
B. Mitchell (L, 1-4)5.0
B. Wieck2.0
C. Brewer1.0
R. Stock1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - A. Suarez 87-58, M. Melancon 11-5, T. Watson 1-1, W. Smith 14-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Suarez 10-7, T. Watson 1-0, W. Smith 1-2
  • Batters Faced - A. Suarez 28, M. Melancon 2, T. Watson, W. Smith 3
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - B. Mitchell 84-58, B. Wieck 28-20, C. Brewer 14-9, R. Stock 15-11
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - B. Mitchell 5-5, B. Wieck 1-1, C. Brewer 2-0, R. Stock 1-0
  • Batters Faced - B. Mitchell 23, B. Wieck 7, C. Brewer 4, R. Stock 4
  • Balks - R. Stock
  • 8TH INNING
    Renfroe singled to right center, Myers scored, Reyes to third42
  • 5TH INNING
    Longoria homered to left, Blanco scored41
  • 4TH INNING
    Garcia singled to shallow left, Shaw scored21
    Crawford homered to right center11
  • 2ND INNING
    Hedges homered to left01
  • 9TH INNING
    • Robert Stock pitching
    • A. Garcia: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Garcia struck out swinging
    • Alen Hanson hit for Tony Watson
    • A. Hanson: Strike looking, Ball, Hanson singled to left
    • G. Blanco: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Hanson to second on balk, Foul, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Blanco struck out looking
    • J. Panik: Panik grounded out to first
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • Will Smith pitching
    • A. Hedges: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Hedges grounded out to third
    • F. Galvis: Galvis popped bunt out to pitcher
    • M. Margot: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Margot popped out to third
    • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Colten Brewer relieved Brad Wieck
    • B. Crawford: Strike looking, Crawford grounded out to pitcher
    • N. Hundley: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hundley singled to left center
    • G. Hernandez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Hernandez reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Hundley out at second
    • A. Slater: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Hernandez stole second, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Slater struck out on foul tip
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A.J. Ellis hit for Javy Guerra
    • A. Ellis: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ellis walked
    • Francisco Mejia hit for Colten Brewer
    • Cory Spangenberg ran for A.J. Ellis
    • F. Mejia: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Mejia struck out swinging
    • W. Myers: Ball, Myers reached on fielder's choice to second, Spangenberg out at second
    • Mark Melancon relieved Andrew Suarez
    • F. Reyes: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Reyes walked, Myers to second
    • H. Renfroe: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Renfroe singled to right center, Myers scored, Reyes to third
    • Tony Watson relieved Mark Melancon
    • E. Hosmer: Hosmer grounded out to pitcher
    • End of the 8th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • B. Wieck Pitching:
    • G. Blanco: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Blanco struck out looking
    • J. Panik: Ball, Strike looking, Panik grounded out to third
    • E. Longoria: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Longoria struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • E. Hosmer: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Hosmer grounded out to second
    • A. Hedges: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Hedges grounded out to shortstop
    • F. Galvis: Galvis doubled to deep left
    • M. Margot: Ball, Margot lined out to second
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • Brad Wieck pitching
    • C. Shaw: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Shaw doubled to deep right
    • Gorkys Hernandez ran for Chris Shaw
    • A. Slater: Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Slater struck out looking
    • A. Garcia: Garcia flied out to deep center
    • A. Suarez: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Suarez struck out looking
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • W. Myers: Ball, Myers flied out to center
    • F. Reyes: Foul, Ball, Reyes singled to deep right, Reyes out at second
    • H. Renfroe: Renfroe flied out to deep center
    • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • B. Mitchell Pitching:
    • G. Blanco: Strike looking, Strike looking, Blanco singled to center
    • J. Panik: Strike looking, Ball, Blanco stole second, Panik grounded out to second, Blanco to third
    • E. Longoria: Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Longoria homered to left, Blanco scored
    • B. Crawford: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Crawford singled to left
    • N. Hundley: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Hundley grounded out to second, Crawford out at second
    • Middle of the 5th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • M. Margot: Ball, Ball, Margot lined out to center
    • J. Guerra: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Guerra struck out swinging
    • Jose Pirela hit for Bryan Mitchell
    • J. Pirela: Pirela grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • B. Mitchell Pitching:
    • B. Crawford: Ball, Ball, Crawford homered to right center
    • N. Hundley: Ball, Foul, Ball, Hundley grounded out to third
    • C. Shaw: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Shaw doubled to deep left
    • A. Slater: Slater grounded out to first, Shaw to third
    • A. Garcia: Strike looking, Garcia singled to shallow left, Shaw scored
    • A. Suarez: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Suarez struck out swinging
    • Middle of the 4th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • E. Hosmer: Hosmer lined out to center
    • A. Hedges: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hedges popped out to second
    • F. Galvis: Strike looking, Strike looking, Galvis grounded out to second
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • B. Mitchell Pitching:
    • A. Suarez: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Suarez struck out swinging
    • G. Blanco: Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Blanco struck out swinging
    • J. Panik: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Panik singled to right
    • E. Longoria: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Longoria popped out to first
    • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • W. Myers: Myers reached on an infield single to second
    • F. Reyes: Reyes grounded out to shortstop, Myers out at second
    • H. Renfroe: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Renfroe struck out swinging
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • B. Mitchell Pitching:
    • N. Hundley: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Hundley flied out to right
    • C. Shaw: Shaw singled to left
    • A. Slater: Ball, Strike swinging, Slater popped out to first
    • A. Garcia: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Garcia struck out looking
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • A. Hedges: Ball, Ball, Hedges homered to left
    • F. Galvis: Strike looking, Galvis grounded out to shortstop
    • M. Margot: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Margot walked
    • J. Guerra: Strike looking, Guerra grounded out to second, Margot to second
    • B. Mitchell: Foul, Mitchell grounded out to catcher
    • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • B. Mitchell Pitching:
    • G. Blanco: Strike looking, Blanco flied out to left
    • J. Panik: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Panik singled to left
    • E. Longoria: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Longoria reached on fielder's choice to third, Panik out at second
    • B. Crawford: Crawford lined out to center
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • A. Suarez Pitching:
    • W. Myers: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Myers walked
    • F. Reyes: Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Reyes struck out looking
    • H. Renfroe: Renfroe lined out to center
    • E. Hosmer: Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Myers stole second, Hosmer grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)