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Giants' surge maintains Wild Card standing

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:21:54 EDT

Forced 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.



Tiebreaker scenarios for Wild Card berths

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:41:54 EDT

For 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?



Crawford, Lopez share Giants' Willie Mac Award

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:43:09 EDT

Brandon 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.



#AwardWorthy: Vote for Giants

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:27:28 EDT

Madison 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.



Giants send rookie Blach to oppose Kershaw

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 02:31:50 EDT

In 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.



Giants show emotion in 7-run inning vs. Dodgers

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 03:51:52 EDT

Giants 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.



Nunez unlikely to play before postseason

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:53:15 EDT

Giants 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.



Giants capitalize on errors, tighten Wild Card race

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:08:47 EDT

The 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.



Cueto hustles to support strong mound work

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:49:10 EDT

Johnny Cueto's deceptively fast afterburners may have been the key to the Giants' 7-2 win over the Rockies on Thursday night.



Giants' Top 30 Prospects list

Tue, 9 Aug 2016 02:16:44 EDT

Who 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.



Helpful friends point out fan's foul ball miss

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:13:54 EDT

Helpful friends point out fan's foul ball miss



Giants shrug off Cardinals' disputed victory

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:16:38 EDT

The 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.



Hunter Pence goes absolutely bonkers in dugout

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:26:57 EDT

Hunter Pence goes absolutely bonkers in dugout



Giants' skateboard dog reappears to help team rally

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:46:45 EDT

Giants' skateboard dog reappears to help team rally



Giants will have Shark in bullpen vs. Dodgers

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:22:19 EDT

Giants 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.



Giants silenced by Rockies but hold Wild Card ground

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:31:10 EDT

After 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.



Shark hopes to patrol the postseason waters

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:59:37 EDT

Jeff 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.



Let's watch Willie Mays pull off 'The Catch' again

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:53:54 EDT

Let's watch Willie Mays pull off 'The Catch' again



62 years ago, Mays made catch that still dazzles

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:19 EDT

Joey 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.



Can Cueto dominate the Rockies again?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:15:19 EDT

Can Johnny Cueto dominate the Rockies again?



Giants back Moore to maintain Wild Card position

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:05:34 EDT

Buster 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.



Offense comes up big in Giants' win vs. Rockies

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:20:55 EDT

Take 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.



Giants get infielder Beckham from Braves

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:11:07 EDT

With third baseman Eduardo Nunez hobbled by a strained right hamstring, the Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.



Padres' comeback hurts Giants' playoff standing

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:17:46 EDT

Generating 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.



Giants saddened by Fernandez's passing

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:18:00 EDT

The 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.



Giants rebound in 10th to gain Wild Card tie

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:18:40 EDT

The 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.



Nunez picks up Posey with hustle, great grab

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:37:10 EDT

Eduardo 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.



Giants fall behind Mets in Wild Card with loss to Padres

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:03:58 EDT

While 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.



Fifth inning goes awry for Reynolds, Giants

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:26:11 EDT

To 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.



Giants top Padres, maintain hold on WC spot

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:24:39 EDT

The 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.