Jose Abreu connected for two home runs a day after hitting for the cycle, leading Carson Fulmer and the Chicago White Sox over the San Francisco Giants 8-1 in an interleague matchup of last-place teams.
Joe Panik completed a torrid series with five more hits and Johnny Cueto threw five effective innings, helping the San Francisco Giants beat Colorado 11-3 to snap a 10-game skid against the Rockies at Coors Field.
With the San Francisco GIants on pace to lose 100 games for the first time since 1985 – and just the second time in franchise history dating back to 1883 – Giants tickets can be had at Candlestick Park prices.
At 24-36, with a losing home record (13-14) a pathetic road mark (11-22), the San Francisco Giants would need a 12-game winning streak just to reach the break-even point by the 72nd game of the season.
Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder.