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D-backs match MLB record with 22nd straight road loss

The Diamondbacks dropped their 22nd straight road game, matching the 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia A's for the major league record with a 13-7 loss to the Giants.
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San Francisco Giants' Steven Duggar runs the bases after hitting a home run off Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Keury Mella (64) during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks dropped their 22nd straight road game, matching the 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics for the major league record with a 13-7 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

Buster Posey hit a three-run homer in a first inning that lasted 43 minutes, while Steven Duggar and LaMonte Wade Jr. connected in the fourth as San Francisco sent its NL West rival to a 13th consecutive loss overall. 

Pinch-hitter Wilmer Flores added a two-run drive in the fifth and Brandon Belt hit his ninth homer that inning.