Giants Drop Game 2 Against Padres

The San Francisco Giants (84-70) dropped game two against the San Diego Padres (73-81) and a chance to gain ground in the pennant race and the Wild Card in their 3-2 loss. With multiple opportunities to score, the Giants were unable to produce hits with runners in scoring position. They made it exciting in the ninth, when a rally was more »

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Giants Notes, August 15

Home Field Advantage? It’s so secret that the Giants have struggled at home this season, and it’s been a big reason why they’ve slipped from a commanding lead to a floundering second place in the National League West. After starting 22-9 in their first 31 games at AT&T Park, they’ve gone 8-22 in their final 30 to put them under more »

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Defense Struggles In Another Giants Loss

In their first trip to Kansas City since 2008, the San Francisco Giants (62-54) just couldn’t pull it together and dropped the series opener to the Royals (61-53), 4-2. Starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.22 ERA),  gave up a two-run, home run in the first inning to Royals’ first baseman Billy Butler on a mistake fast ball. After righting the more »

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Bumgarner Tosses Complete Game Shutout, Giants Bring Out The Big Bats

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led the way to the victory against veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon and the Mets with a final score of 9-0. Bumgarner was tremendous, throwing the second complete game of the series against New York after Ryan Vogelsong had his bid on Friday. This also marked Bumagarner’s second shutout of his young career. Bumgarner’s final line was 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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Late Inning Homers From Morse And Belt Topple Padres

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t particularly pretty but the Giants snapped their 3-game losing streak with multiple home runs, defeating the Padres 5-3. Given the free-fall that happened in June, it’s surprising that the Giants were only sitting one back from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West standings before today’s game. The back-and-forth in the West is more »

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Giants Offense Continues to Mash, Beat Dodgers 7-2

It’s never a dull game when the Giants play the boys in blue. Following a loss to the Giants on Opening Day, the Dodgers hoped to get back on track with Clayton Kershaw’s replacement, lefty Paul Maholm on the mound. San Francisco had other plans. Continuing their offensive streak, the Giants raked and put 11 hits on the board, including more »

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