With that familiar flair and flip of his dreadlocks, Johnny Cueto entertained everyone once again. “I like to perform and pump up the crowd,” Cueto said with a smile. Cueto got within an out of a complete game, Brandon Crawford broke a scoreless tie with a bases-loaded, two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Giants won their home opener 3-1 against the Colorado Rockies on Friday.
Brandon Crawford has a bit of a cult following on his own team: that hair, others envy it. Crawford delivered the decisive hit for a second straight day, connecting for a three-run homer in the sixth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Saturday. Crawford also came through with a bases-loaded, two-run double in the seventh of a 3-1 win in Friday's home opener.
Ramón Laureano hit a two-run homer, rookie Seth Brown connected for his first big league home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday to win the series. The Astros won the opener 6-2 on Thursday night to give them five straight victories over the A’s after a four-game sweep to start the season. The A's and Astros are scheduled off Sunday.