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San Francisco Giants

Coming off an offensive explosion in Friday night’s 10-2 win over the Reds, The Giants welcomed back right-fielder Hunter Pence with open arms. Pence did not disappoint. With Pence going 2-for-3, a Brandon Crawford grand slam, a sharp Ryan Vogelsong, and a combined total of 16 hits for the Giants, San Francisco more »

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All the hand-wringing and stressing by Giants fans and beer-drunk KNBR callers can now end. The speculation is over. The Giants have themselves a left fielder, as the team signed outfielder Nori Aoki to a one-year, $4 million deal on Friday. Aoki, who played for the Kansas City Royals last more »

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San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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San Francisco Giants

The June swoon seems to be in full effect as the Giants drop their sixth straight game and fall to the Diamondbacks 4-1. Their sixth loss marks a season-high and San Francisco is now one for their last ten games. With Tim Lincecum (5-4, .481) versus the D-back’s Josh Collmenter more »

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San Francisco Giants

When two of the most successful franchises in baseball squared up for Friday night baseball, you knew you were in for a fantastic game. When the starters are Madison Bumgarner (who’s been hot the month of May with a 4-0 record, 2.53 ERA) and Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright (who is currently more »

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San Francisco Giants

Despite not having his best stuff, Tim Lincecum kept the Giants in the game and allowed them to come back as San Francisco took game two of interleague play from the Cleveland Indians 5-3. Lincecum wasn’t fooling anyone on Saturday, as Cleveland got to him early. Michael Bourn led off more »

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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 more »

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San Francisco Giants

The Giants are in first place once again, and with a pitching rotation that sports such names as Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, and Madison Bumgarner, you’d think the main reason for their ranking atop the NL West would be due to some superlative pitching. Well, think again. The Giants currently more »

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The San Francisco Giants extended a streak from ten games to eleven in which a Giants’ starting pitcher has not earned a victory despite winning 10-9 in extra innings over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The streak , dating back to April 21 when Barry Zito beat the San Diego Padres, is more »

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