Team Effort: Giants Defeat Phillies in Extras

The Giants completed yet another comeback – this time in epic, extra inning fashion – as they defeated the Phillies 9-6 in fourteen innings. San Francisco jumped out to an early lead when Hunter Pence, who leads the National League in hits and runs, led off the game with a single. Pablo Sandoval delivered a two-out RBI double to make more »

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Giants Sign Dan Uggla to Minor League Deal

The quest for a second base upgrade has officially begun in San Francisco, although cynics might consider the Giants’ latest attempt to improve the position a reach, at best. The Giants inked former Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract this morning, with the intention of giving him a trial at AAA Fresno to determine if more »

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Lincecum Solid, Offense Struggles

The San Francisco Giants (54-44) three game winning streak and a chance to sweep the Miami Marlins (45-52) was shattered this afternoon with a 3-2 loss in the series finale. Starting pitcher, Tim Lincecum (9-6, 3.68 ERA), struggled in the first inning, allowing a two-run homer to Casey McGehee. But after that, Lincecum shut down the Marlins until the seventh more »

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Derek Jeter, Mike Trout & The Oakland A’s Beat the NL All Stars 5-3

Okay, maybe it wasn’t quite “Derek Jeter, Mike Trout and the Oakland A’s” that beat the National League All Stars Tuesday night, but it certainly felt that way. The A’s had six representatives make appearances in the game, including contributions from both pitchers named to the team as well as their battery mate, Derek Norris – and those weren’t even more »

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