Moore rocked for four home runs in four innings of work do in Giants 9-7;

June 4, 2017

MLB, San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) throws a pitch during the MLB game between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Christopher Szagola/CSM(Credit Image: © Chris Szagola/CSM via ZUMA Wire) (Cal Sport Media via AP Images

By Jeremy Kahn

Just a few years ago, this matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies would have been a playoff preview and now it is just another matchup.

Maikel Franco broke a 7-7 tie with a in the bottom of the eighth inning, and Freddy Galvis hit his second home run of the game and the Phillies defeated the Giants 9-7 at Citizens Bank Park.

Galvis hit home runs from both sides of the plate, and Odubel Herrera hit a home run, as the Phillies won their first series since in six weeks.

The switch-hitting Galvis became the first Phillies player to hit home runs from both sides of the plate since Jimmy Rollins turned the trick on July 20, 2011 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

This is the first winning streak for the Phillies since they won six games in a row from April 20-27.

Brandon Crawford helped out on the offensive side, as he hit a home run and drove in four runs and Eduardo Nunez gave the Giants an early 1-0 lead, as he hit a solo home run in the top of the first inning.

It was a back and forth game all day, as the Phillies were unable to hold leads of 4-1 and 6-3 before the Giants took a 7-6 lead in the top of the seventh inning on a Crawford two-run single.

Herrera hit a RBI double off of reliever Josh Osich in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie up the game.

Just one inning later, Franco led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a home run off of losing pitcher Derek Law, who fell to 3-1 on the season.

Pat Neshek pitched the eighth inning for his first win of the season. Closer Hector Neris came on to pick-up his fifth save in six opportunities this season.

Nunez gave the Giants an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, as he connected for a solo home run off of Jeremy Hellickson.

The Phillies took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning, as Herrera and Howie Kendrick hit back-to-back doubles to give the Phillies their first lead of the game.

Galvis lengthened the lead to 4-1 in the bottom of the second inning, as he hit a two-run home run off of Matt Moore. It was the first home run for Galvis since May 1.

Moore lasted four innings, giving up five runs (four earned), while Hellickson went 5.1 innings, allowing five runs (three earned).

NOTES: Jeff Samardzija looks to get the Giants back on the winning side on Monday night, as they open a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.

Hunter Pence was activated prior to the game and was a late inning replacement, as he came into the game in the bottom of the seventh inning.

To make room for Pence on the roster, the Giants optioned Christian Arroyo to Triple-A Sacramento.

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