Late Inning Homers From Morse And Belt Topple Padres

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 standings before today’s game. The back-and-forth in the West is more »

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Do the Giants Have a Closer Controversy?

The Giants just experienced a weekend of such nightmarish proportions that, if we were in September, authorities would have to be talking the entire fanbase off the Golden Gate Bridge. The Giants lost not one, not two, but three late inning leads against the Colorado Rockies this past weekend, in what had to be the most horrific collection of Giants more »

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Romo Holds On To A 4-3 Win Over DBacks

The San Francisco Giants (45-51) and closer Sergio Romo (23 saves, 2.95 ERA) held on to a 4-3 win over National League West leaders, the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-47), to give starting pitcher Matt Cain (6-6, 5.00 ERA) his sixth win of the season. The Diamondbacks didn’t go down quietly as they tried to make a comeback in the ninth inning more »

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Giants Raise Flag, Shutout Cards

After an emotional pre-game celebration of the 2012 championship, Barry Zito picked up right where he left off last season with the Giants winning for the fifteenth consecutive time he started a game. Zito allowed just three hits over seven innings in the Giants home opener Friday, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0. The Cardinals season was ended last fall more »

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Giants Get Smoak’ed, Lose In Ninth Inning Walk Off

In an anticipated pitching duel, matching two of the best young arms in the majors today, Seattle’s Felix Hernandez (4-5) and San Francisco’s Madison Bumgarner (8-4) lived up to the billing, both pitching at least seven innings, only surrending one run a piece. While both pitchers dominated the opposition, neither one figured in the decision [...]

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