Game 1; Bumgarner vs Hernandez; Bees get lead-off HRs from Beltre in the 2nd and Upton in the 3rd. Speakers get 1 run in the 2nd, a solo HR by Van Slyke (7) in the 4th followed by a 3-run HR by Wong (1) in the 4th — all with 2 outs. Posey (10) hits a solo HR in the 5th, Wong (2) hits another 3-run HR in the 6th and Rendon (11) ends the scoring in the 8th with a 2-run HR. Speakers win 11-2.
W – Felix Hernandez (9-10); L – Madison Bumgarner
Game 2; Gonzalez vs Archer; Tulowitzki hits 2-run HRs in the 1st and 3rd for all the scoring in the game. Gonzalez pitches 6.1 innings and Holland and Kimbrel follow for a shutout. Bees win 4-0. The Speakers have now been shut out 13 times this season.
W – Gio Gonzalez; L – Chris Archer (5-9)
Game 3; Wheeler vs Zimmermann; Speakers get 1 run in the 2nd. Bees plate 7 runs in the 7th and 2 runs in the 9th to win 9-1. As a recurring theme, the Speakers have scored one run in 18 innings.
W – Zach Wheeler; L – Jordan Zimmermann (7-7)