Sergio Romo entered to "El Mechon" and a raucous standing ovation in the top of the seventh inning.
The Giants had planned for him to face three A's and then head into retirement.
Hunter Pence emerged from the dugout instead of manager Gabe Kapler, causing confusion.
Romo caught on quickly and laughed as he saw his former teammate and friend coming out.
Pence turned to the crowd and pumped everyone up before taking the ball from Romo.
Romo walked off to his third standing ovation of the night.
It was an emotional day behind the scenes, but the Giants and Romo got what they wanted.
Romo received a standing ovation for his entire trip out to the home bullpen.
He was greeted with a reminder that baseball doesn't always embrace personality like Romo's.
Romo had a rocky outing, getting called for warm-up violations and giving up hits.
Romo threw 11 pitches before walking off to a long line of hugs in the dugout.