Giants Bats Silenced, Bumgarner Goes 8 Strong

An old fashioned pitcher’s duel between two young lefties was won by neither of the deserving starters as the San Francisco Giants fell to the Chicago Cubs 1-0 Saturday night. Scoring opportunities were at a premium Saturday evening for both clubs. The Giants were held without a base runner until a fifth inning walk by outfielder Hunter Pence. When the opportunities more »

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Barry Zito, Giants, Shutout Chicago Cubs 2-0

Barry Zito continues to impress as he improved his 2012 record to 5-2 Sunday afternoon with a shutout of the Chicago Cubs at AT&T Park. Zito pitched 8 1/3 innings, allowing four hits and two walks, while striking out five batters. He never appeared in any trouble throughout the game, only allowing a single runner to reach second base all more »

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The Best Possible Giants’ Lineup

The Giants’ offense has been much improved from 2011, but it is still inconsistent. Bruce Bochy is always meddling with his lineups,  trying to get the most from his healthy bunch. Gregor Blanco has been a pleasant surprise this season, supplanting Nate Schierholtz from right field. Joaquin Arias, another spring training acquisition, has been a marvel on defense, and a more »

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Giants’ Roster Decisions Looming

The Giants have already felt the pain of the disabled list numerous times this season, however that is about to change. In the near future Pablo Sandoval and Ryan Theriot will return from injury. At some point Freddie Sanchez, Eric Surkamp and Dan Runzler could also recover and return to active duty. If all things go well recent signee Brad more »

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