Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox in 15

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox in 15

Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski, took the field at Fenway for the very first time.

It took until the 15th inning for the Giants to break through against the 11th Red Sox pitcher of the night, Trevor Kelley.

This really is a memorable moment for everyone involved. "When I turned 23, that was kind of the big shocking moment that for my entire life he had showed up to Fenway Park every day".

It comes after Mike had toiled in the minors for years as a member of the Baltimore Orioles organization.

Giants supervisor Bruce Bochy determined it used to be becoming for him to play left. It's why he had the the youngster batting leadoff and playing the same left field position his pops had manned for a near quarter century in Boston. It was Yastrzemski's 20th homer in just 88 games, making him the fastest Giants rookie ever to reach that plateau.

San Francisco's pitchers threw 294 pitches to Boston's 253.

Brandon Crawford's RBI double had given the Giants the lead in the 13th before Boston's pinch hitter Juan Centeno drew a bases-loaded walk off Kyle Barraclough, the Giants' fourth pitcher of the inning. Tuesday's homer increased Yastrzemski's season total to 20, giving the Giants two outfielders - Kevin Pillar being the other - with 20 or more for the first time since 2006, when Barry Bonds and Moises Alou accomplished the feat. "I normally don't get a chance to see him during the season, so that's a bonus". Well, 1967 was when he won the Triple Crown and MVP and. "It's going to be a gargantuan reminder of a range of things his grandfather did and elevate some particular memories to peoples' ideas".

Carl, who turned 80 in August, retired in 1983 after collecting 3,419 hits, including 452 homers and over 1,800 RBIs. A poor start, good pitching from the bullpen in the middle and missed opportunities throughout might have brought deja vu for manager Alex Cora.

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