Kris Bryant hit a solo home run in his debut with the Giants when there were two outs in the third inning and San Francisco beat Sunday 5-3 to the Houston Astros.
Darin Ruff had three hits, including a home run and two RBIs. Brandon Crawford and the Colombian Donovan Solano rocked two indisputable.
The Giants have won two of three interleague games between division leaders and have the best record in the majors of 66-39.
Bryant, traded from the Chicago Cubs In exchange for two minor league prospects minutes before Friday’s deadline, he had an enthusiastic reception of “KB, KB, KB” as he jogged onto the field for the pregame warm-up. They gave him a standing ovation on his first at batting. The player, who has appeared four times in the All-Star Game, was cheered again when he was struck out.
The cheers of encouragement intensified when with a count of 0-1, Bryant hit a pitch from Venezuelan Luis García (7-6). The ball went into the bleachers at left field. Bryant hit his 19th home run of the season.
Logan webb (5-3), the Giants, allowed two runs in six innings to remain undefeated since May 5.
For the Astros, Venezuelans José Altuve 4-0 and Luis García 2-0. The Cubans Yordan Álvarez 2-1, one scored; Yuli Gurriel 4-3, one scored, two produced, and Aledmys Díaz 4-1. Puerto Ricans Carlos Correa 4-1 and Martín Maldonado 4-0. For the Giants, Colombian Donovan Solano 4-2. The Venezuelan Wilmer Flores 1-0.