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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:21:54 EDTForced into must-win mode by victories for the Mets and Cardinals, the teams surrounding San Francisco in the National League Wild Card race, the Giants stunned the Los Angeles Dodgers with seven runs in the sixth inning Friday, including three on Brandon Belt's home run, and proceeded to a 9-3 triumph.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:41:54 EDTFor all the numbers of notoriety in the increasingly data-driven sport of baseball, the one still paramount in the 162-game schedule is winning percentage. But what happens when even that supreme stat can't decide things?
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:43:09 EDTBrandon Crawford, who seemed born to be a Giant, and Javier Lopez, considered part of the club's heart by nickname and through his performance, were named co-winners of the Willie Mac Award on Friday during a pregame ceremony.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:27:28 EDTMadison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford are vying for baseball's top honors in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards. Vote now to help your Giants win big.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 02:31:50 EDTIn his final tuneup before the 2016 postseason, Clayton Kershaw returns to AT&T Park on Saturday -- a place where he's enjoyed a considerable amount of success throughout his nine-year career. And he'll look for similar results as the Dodgers aim to obstruct the Giants' postseason pursuit.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:51:52 EDTGiants manager Bruce Bochy said the final games of the regular season felt like the playoffs, and that was evident while San Francisco's crowd reached a deafening volume during the seven-run sixth inning of the Giants' 9-3 win over the Dodgers on Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:53:15 EDTGiants third baseman Eduardo Nunez, out with a strained right hamstring, is still listed as questionable. But manager Bruce Bochy didn't appear confident about the speedy infielder's short-term future while speaking to reporters before the Giants' series opener against the Dodgers on Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:08:47 EDTThe San Francisco Giants got everything they needed Thursday night. They reclaimed some of their lost offense, received a strong performance from starter Johnny Cueto and recorded a much-needed victory with a 7-2 decision over the Colorado Rockies.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:49:10 EDTJohnny Cueto's deceptively fast afterburners may have been the key to the Giants' 7-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.
Tue, 9 Aug 2016 02:16:44 EDTWho do the Giants have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Francisco's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:13:54 EDTHelpful friends point out fan's foul ball miss
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:16:38 EDTThe Giants didn't seem to dwell over the St. Louis Cardinals' controversial 4-3 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday that kept them a game behind San Francisco in the National League Wild Card race.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:26:57 EDTHunter Pence goes absolutely bonkers in dugout
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:46:45 EDTGiants' skateboard dog reappears to help team rally
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:22:19 EDTGiants manager Bruce Bochy seized upon Jeff Samardzija's suggestion that he could perform in relief during this weekend's series against the Dodgers, declaring Thursday that the right-hander will indeed be available out of the bullpen.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:31:10 EDTAfter the Reds held off a late Cardinals rally Wednesday night, the Giants were in prime position to extend their lead on St. Louis in the National League Wild Card standings. But Tyler Chatwood had other plans.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:59:37 EDTJeff Samardzija is eager to make at least one more start. However, he has no idea whether his next outing will occur in a languid Cactus League exhibition next March or an intense postseason showdown next week.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:53:54 EDTLet's watch Willie Mays pull off 'The Catch' again
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:19 EDTJoey Amalfitano was a bonus baby with the Giants in 1954, which meant he had to spend the entire regular season in the big leagues even if he appeared in only nine games. Even if he had only five at-bats, all five coming in the final week of the regular season.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:15:19 EDTCan Johnny Cueto dominate the Rockies again?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:05:34 EDTBuster Posey and Hunter Pence hit solo homers as part of a four-run fifth inning and Matt Moore was almost untouchable on the mound, as the Giants kept pace in the National League Wild Card race with a 12-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:20:55 EDTTake one glance at the box score from the Giants' 12-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night and it's easy to identify how a breakout performance like that occurs. The heart of the club's batting order was productive.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:11:07 EDTWith third baseman Eduardo Nunez hobbled by a strained right hamstring, the Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:17:46 EDTGenerating a fraction of the offense they produced Saturday, the Giants concluded their two-city, seven-game trip with a 4-3 loss to the San Diego Padres, who emerged with a series split that dented San Francisco's postseason hopes.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:18:00 EDTThe Giants' reaction to Sunday's death of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez reflected how people within organized baseball empathize and identify with one another, though they might not know each other well.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:18:40 EDTThe Giants gained a share of the lead in the National League's crowded Wild Card race Saturday, as Denard Span's two-run homer punctuated a three-run outburst in the 10th inning that gave San Francisco a 9-6 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:37:10 EDTEduardo Nunez proved that his speed can help the Giants on defense, too, as he made a startling and spectacular play Saturday to record an out that briefly appeared elusive.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:03:58 EDTWhile interested observers were dwelling on the San Francisco Giants' faulty relief pitching, their offense was starting to go bad. Now it's downright sour, as Friday night's 7-2 loss to the San Diego Padres demonstrated.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:26:11 EDTTo say that Friday night's fifth inning didn't proceed as planned for the Giants was an understatement. They scored twice in the top of the inning to shave the difference to one run. Then came the Padres' half of the fifth, which didn't end until they scored four runs to seal their 7-2 triumph over San Francisco.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:24:39 EDTThe Giants were able to capitalize on their schedule Thursday, taking the series opener against the Padres, 2-1, to move one-half game ahead of the idle Cardinals and remain tied with the Mets in the National League Wild Card spots.