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Giants win 5th in row, top Mariners under smoke-filled skies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Seattle Mariners 10-1 for their fifth straight win Wednesday night under skies turned orange by raging wildfires in Northern California.

Players took batting practice with the lights turned on at Oracle Park on a late-summer afternoon. Some ash flakes rained down on the ballpark and the smell of smoke was noticeable but not overpowering.

''It was weird,'' Giants pitcher Tyler Anderson said.

''This morning I woke up and it was like 10 o'clock and I had to double check and make sure it wasn't 10 p.