Hudson Struggles, Giants Lose 5-0

The San Francisco Giants (84-69) are barely hanging on to their Wild Card spot and hopes of a post season. Giants’ starter, Tim Hudson (9-12, 3.52 ERA), struggled for the second straight outing and was dealt his 12th loss of the season to the San Diego Padres (72-81). Hudson pitched 4.1 innings giving up seven hits, five runs, four earned more »

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Giants Beat Dbacks in 9th, Gain Ground on Dodgers

If the Giants are content to cede the National League West to the Dodgers and settle for one of the National League Wild Card spots, they certainly aren’t showing it. Rookie Matt Duffy singled in the go-ahead runs in the ninth as the Giants defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks this afternoon, 4-2, to take the series from the Dbacks and pull more »

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Giants Rally To Win 6-5

There was nothing typical about today’s San Francisco Giants (64-58) and Philadelphia Phillies (54-68) game. Especially if you watch the Giants on a consistent basis you would think that after being down in the sixth inning 5-1, the game was as good as done. Not so fast. After a solo home run in the first inning from Hunter Pence and more »

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Lincecum’s Early Exit, Royals Complete Sweep 7-4

Tim Lincecum (9-7, 4.22 ERA) struggled mightily in Sunday’s start and the Giants’ offense was outmatched, completing the sweep for the Royals 7-4. With a day game following a night game, Bruce Bochy trotted out several recent call-ups with an infield roster containing Matt Duffy, Joe Panik, Adam Duvall, and Andrew Susac. However, the combination of Fresno Grizzlies and Flying more »

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Bumgarner Tosses Complete Game Shutout, Giants Bring Out The Big Bats

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led the way to the victory against veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon and the Mets with a final score of 9-0. Bumgarner was tremendous, throwing the second complete game of the series against New York after Ryan Vogelsong had his bid on Friday. This also marked Bumagarner’s second shutout of his young career. Bumgarner’s final line was more »

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Giants Acquire Jake Peavy From Red Sox

The Giants have decided to act instead of react to the growing list of player injuries that has beset them in the past week. With Matt Cain out indefinitely with an elbow injury, the Giants made a move to patch up their starting rotation. This morning, the Giants acquired right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for more »

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Giants Sign Dan Uggla to Minor League Deal

The quest for a second base upgrade has officially begun in San Francisco, although cynics might consider the Giants’ latest attempt to improve the position a reach, at best. The Giants inked former Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract this morning, with the intention of giving him a trial at AAA Fresno to determine if more »

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Giants Linked to Possible Ben Zobrist Deal

The official second half of the season begins on Friday, so it’s the time of year where teams look inward and assess what they need in order to solidify their rosters for the mad playoff drive over the final two months of the season. For the Giants, I was all ready with a top five keys to the second half more »

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Bumgarner, Pence Make NL All-Star Team; Posey and Hudson Snubbed

The Giants will be sending two representatives to the All-Star Game in Minnesota next Tuesday, July 15. Pitcher Madison Bumgarner and outfielder Hunter Pence were named to the National League team yesterday, and they’ll make the trip to Minnesota next week to represent the team at this year’s Midsummer Classic, which will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis. Pence more »

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