Giants Stop Skid, Win a Weird One at AT&T

San Francisco powered out the weirdest seven-run seventh inning of the year to beat the White Sox 7-1 and get Jake Peavy his first win in a Giants uniform. Chicago got on the board first in the top of the fourth when Adam Dunn launched his first-ever splash hit into McCovey Cove. It was also the first splash hit by 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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Five Keys For the Giants to Save Their Season

For the San Francisco Giants, the first half of 2013 didn’t exactly go as planned. Not even close. After a strong first month, the Giants sputtered through a miserable, sloppy, injury-laden June and July and entered the second half with a 43-51 record. Instead of gearing up for a repeat championship, the Giants have gone in the opposite direction and more »

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Giants vs. Astros Game 2 Pregame: Blanco Leading Off, Sanchez Catching Lincecum Again

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy had some changes in the team’s starting lineup before starting the second game of a three-game series against the Houston Astros on Saturday night. As expected, Bochy had a different player leading off, after Justin Christian started the game and led off on Friday night. He went 0-for-4. Tonight, it will be back to more »

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Nats’ Bats, Heat Overwhelm Lincecum, Giants 9-3

The temperature at first pitch was over 90 degrees, and while the Nationals players might have been used the heat, it became abundantly clear early the Giants’ starter was not. Tim Lincecum was quickly outmatched by the Nationals’ offense and the heat, yielding eight runs in just three and one third innings pitched as the home team emerged victorious from more »

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