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Jake Peavy faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings, Denard Span drove in two runs with three hits and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Lineup: Giants (32-21) at Braves (15-35)
- 1. Denard Span, CF (L)
- 2. Joe Panik, 2B (L)
- 3. Hunter Pence, RF (R)
- 4. Buster Posey, C (R)
- 5. Brandon Belt, 1B (L)
- 6. Brandon Crawford, SS (L)
- 7. Gregor Blanco, LF (L)
- 8. Conor Gillaspie, 3B (L)
- 9. Jake Peavy, RHP (R) Daily notes
Cueto named NL Player of the Week
Giants starter Johnny Cueto has been chosen as the National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 29. Cueto was tied for the MLB lead in wins last week, going 2-0 over two starts and posting a 0.60 ERA. Through 15 innings of work, he struck out 11 while walking just two.
Mike Foltynewicz continued his recent upswing by allowing only three hits and one run in six-plus innings and the Braves beat the Giants 5-3 on Monday.
Giants climb one spot in Power Rankings
San Francisco rose one spot to No. 3 in this week's set of Power Rankings. Since dropping two games against Toronto at the start of May, the Giants are 15-2 entering Monday. Week 8 Power Rankings
Sunday's longest homers
Carlos Gonzalez had only one previous RBI during May before his two-run, 447-foot blast in the eighth inning. Mitch Moreland's 440-foot long ball landed halfway up the right-field Home Run Porch at Globe Life Park.
Span knocks one way out of the park
Giants CF Denard Span hit a 434-foot home run off Chris Rusin in the fourth inning. It was Span's longest homer since 2009.
Hunter Pence had three of a record-tying eight doubles for San Francisco, and the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Sunday.
On Base Percentage.3345th
Earned Run Average3.667th
Giants @ Braves
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