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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Giants Avoid Arbitration With Belt

The Giants avoided a potentially ugly arbitration battle with Brandon Belt on Tuesday, agreeing with their first baseman to a one-year deal worth $2.9 million. The two sides appeared headed straight for an arbitration hearing as the deadline loomed, but Belt and the Giants were able to settle on a figure at the eleventh hour. Belt, who made a little over more »

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Projecting the 2014 Giants Lineup

It’s been a relatively quiet January for the Giants. While the Yankees are making waves by signing Masahiro Tanaka and the Commissioner’s Office is dealing with various Alex Rodriguez-related worries, the Giants have made only a handful of minor moves (unless you consider the team’s acquisition of David Huff to be earth-shattering). It’s probably safe to say that, barring perhaps more »

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Giants Looking To Add Power in Offseason

What do the Giants and the lowly, farcical Miami Marlins have in common? Why, they both rank at the bottom of the National League in home runs, a particularly galling statistic for the soon-to-be-not defending World Champions considering the Marlins basically threw the season away last winter. The Giants have hit 9 home runs on the year, good for fourteenth more »

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