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All eyes were on rookie Chris Heston making his season debut and filling in for Matt Cain (15-day DL, right flexor tendon strain) in the Arizona desert against Jeremy Hellickson and the Snakes. Heston impressed, showing movement and making smart pitches against a slugging Diamondbacks team earning him the 5-2 win more »

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San Francisco Giants

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 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

With Coors Field and a brewing NL West rivalry in the mix, you knew you were in for an exciting game. While the Giants’ bats certainly gave fans something to cheer about, the 5-1 win over the Rockies didn’t come without consequence as injuries continue to plague the Giants. For more »

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San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies slugged it out at Coors Field, combining to hit nine home runs, as the Giants won a wild one 12-10 in 11 innings. Matt Cain wasn’t sharp against a potent Rockies line-up, and Colorado jumped out to an early lead. Charlie Blackmon more »

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San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants returned home from a six-game road trip against NL East foes Atlanta and Philadelphia, and with it came the assortment of changes to the team’s lineup on Monday. Outfielder Nate Schierholtz remains in the lead off spot in the lineup after going for 4-for-13 with two more »

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San Francisco Giants

Hector Sanchez managed to go from zero to hero on Saturday night at AT&T Park. His base hit in the bottom of the 12th inning sent Giants fans home happy, as they defeated the Houston Astros 3-2 in extra innings. The walk-off win helped salvage a gem by starter Tim more »

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San Francisco Giants

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 more »

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San Francisco Giants

Bruce Bochy was very happy about having the option of putting Hector Sanchez behind the plate and leaving Buster Posey to a relative “day off” at first base on Wednesday. However, he may have more to think about now that it seems Tim Lincecum is pitching his best games of more »

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San Francisco Giants

It’s no doubt that the Giants’ offense is better in 2012 than it was last season. A healthy Buster Posey, along with the additions of Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan have put the Giants in middle of the NL when it comes to offense. While 10th in the league in more »

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