Giants get back on track with series-opening win vs. Tigers

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The Mercury News

SAN FRANCISCO — With a day off and Carlos Rodón on the hill, the Giants regained their footing in the first of two games against the Detroit Tigers. In a rare interleague matchup, the Giants beat the Tigers 4-3, in the clubs’ first game since 2017 and their first meeting at Oracle Park since the Giants’ sweep to claim the 2012 World Series. Since climbing a season-high 10 games over .500 last Saturday, the Giants had dropped six of their past eight and four of five entering Tuesday night. After a sloppy series loss to the National League-worst Reds on Sunday, manager Gabe Kapler said there was…

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