"I tried to get a couple of hot bats in the lineup," Hurdle said, "and we continue to do everything we can to get [Alvarez] back in the form where he's very competitive, on both sides of the ball."
Harrison delivered a homer off Hudson in the first inning, Harrison's first career leadoff shot. Snider slugged a two-run shot in the second.
• Thanks to Andrew Susac, the Giants rookie who saw nine pitches in a pinch-hitting appearance before flying out with one out in the ninth, Vance Worley fell one pitch shy Monday of a rare complete game with under 100 pitches.
Worley hit 100 on the nose, 71 of them strikes.
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