The San Francisco Giants have been playing their worst baseball of the season over the past couple of weeks. But, after losing their first seven games out of the All-Star break, the Giants finally ended their skid with a 4-2 victory over the Cubs. Giants manager Gabe Kapler threw a lineup of righties at Cubs starting pitcher Justin Steele, who was unable to work around some atrocious defense in the third and fourth innings.
With one out and nobody on, Mike Yastrzemski and Austin Slater reached base safely on back-to-back grounders to Patrick Wisdom (Yaz''s was ruled a fielding error while Slater''s was called an infield single). Then, after striking out Darin Ruf and hitting Wilmer Flores, Steele faced Yerm n Mercedes with the bases loaded.
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