San Diego Padres second baseman Jurickson Profar (L) and San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (R) celebrate after defeating the San Francisco Giants during the Giants home opener MLB game at Oracle Park, in San Francisco, California, USA, 28 July . . / EPA / JOHN G. MABANGLO
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Sports Writing (USA), Jul 28 . .- Starter Zach Davies got his first victory in the new season by throwing five complete innings, leading the San Diego Padres to beat the Giants 5-3 San Francisco.
Davies (1-0) threw five complete episodes, allowed five hits, three runs, and retired five hitters via strikeout.
Ranger Wil Myers (2) and Dominican shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (1) blew up the fence.
Tatis Jr. threw the ball into the street in the third episode by punishing starter Jeff Samardzija’s streamer, leading two runners ahead.
Samardzija (0-1) was the one defeated in four episodes.