Giants Hold On In the 9th To Sweep Braves

Giants Hold On In the 9th To Sweep Braves
San Francisco Giants second baseman Alen Hanson, right, and shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) celebrate after defeating the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Suarez is fitting in San Francisco’s rotation just fine, especially after his first career road start was added to the Giants’ ledger of impressive results away from home.

Suarez outpitched Mike Soroka in a rookie matchup, and San Francisco survived Atlanta’s ninth-inning rally for a 4-3 win on Sunday and the Giants’ first series sweep of the Braves in four years.

Giants starters have a 2.55 ERA in 17 road games after Suarez (1-1) allowed only one unearned run and seven hits and one walk in 5 1/3 innings for his first win. READ MORE>