Historic futility of the Diamondbacks: they lose their 22nd straight road game

Lyou Arizona Diamondbacks conceded their 22nd straight away field loss on Wednesday, equaling the MLB record. in possession of the 1963 Mets and the 1943 Philadelphia Athletics, after losing 13-7 to the San Francisco Giants.

Buster Posey hit a three-run homer in a first inning that lasted 43 minutes and Steven Duggar and LaMonte Wade Jr. took her out of the park in the fourth for San Francisco, which led to the 13th consecutive defeat by his rival in the West Division of the National League. Venezuelan pinch hitter Wilmer Flores hit a two-run homer in the fifth and Brandon Belt hit his ninth home run of the season in the same episode.

The Giants starter, Anthony DeSclafani (7-2), signed an impressive performance for his third victory in a row. The right-hander allowed two runs on five hits, struck out five and walked in five innings.

The loss went to Merrill Kelly’s account (2-7) who allowed four hits and as many hits at the plate in three innings on the mound.

Arizona is 9-30 on the road and 20-49 overall, the worst in the majors so far. His last win was June 1 in extra innings against the Mets and they have not won in someone else’s park since April 25, when they both won on the doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. Since then, the Marlins, Mets, Dodgers (in four), Rockies, Brewers (in four) and Athletics (in two) have swept them, with San Francisco looking to win all four on Thursday.

For the Diamondbacks, the Dominican Ketel Mars 5-2, with two runs scored and two RBIs. The Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar 3-1, with one produced; Asdrúbal Cabrera 5-1, with a run scored and an RBI; David peralta from 3-1; Ildemaro Vargas 2-0, with one scored.

For the Giants, the Colombian Donovan Solano 4-1, with two RBIs. The Venezuelan Wilmer Flores 1-1, with one scored and two RBIs. The Honduran Mauricio Dubon from 2-1.

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