SAN DIEGO — Evan Longoria hit a ball into the second deck, flew around the bases and returned to the dugout to high-five his teammates and do a quick, little dance with Andrew McCutchen.
It was a festive Saturday night at Petco Park for the new Giants, at least until the Padres crashed the party.
McCutchen also homered, and a third newcomer, Austin Jackson, added an RBI single, but the Giants wasted a late lead and fell 5-4.
It hasn’t been a stellar start for the Giants, and Longoria and McCutchen have had issues, McCutchen’s two walk-off hits notwithstanding.
McCutchen, the former face of the Pirates’ franchise, had been 3-for-21 with runners in scoring position. …continue reading here…