Brandon Crawford’s fourth inning home run (15th of the season) gave the San Francisco Giants (55-44) the cushion starting pitcher, Chris Heston (12-5, 3.14 ERA), was looking for and contributed to the Giants 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers (43-57). The Giants’ righty went seven strong innings, a struggle lately
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
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,
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
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
In a game with the slimmest of strike zones, the Giants had just enough offense to come out on top over the Colorado Rockies. Tied 1-1 heading into the Giants scored twice on a pair of RBI singles by Buster Posey and Brett Pill to push their lead to 3-1.