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Sacramento's Sammy Long wins his first big league start, Giants rout Phillies 11-2

Sacramento native Sammy Long, a 25-year-old left-hander who debuted June 9, won his first major league start.
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Sammy Long delivers against the Philadelphia Phillies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 20, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wilmer Flores had four hits, including two of San Francisco’s four home runs, and the Giants routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2. 

Brandon Crawford hit his 16th homer and Mike Yastrzemski combined with Flores for consecutive homers in the first off Zach Eflin. 

San Francisco has 107 home runs, tied with Toronto for the major league lead. 

Sacramento native Sammy Long, a 25-year-old left-hander who debuted June 9, won his first major league start.

Long allowed two runs and four hits in six innings with six strikeouts and one walk. He retired 10 of his final 11 batters.