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Bochy says Vogelsong has earned 'longer leash' Updated May 16, 2013
Despite his struggles, Ryan Vogelsong will remain in the Giants' starting rotation to face the Washington Nationals next Monday.
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  • Rockies place Francis (groin) on disabled list May 16, 2013
    The Colorado Rockies have put left-hander Jeff Francis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment.
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  • Jeremy Affeldt Returned $500,000 The Giants Paid Him By Mistake May 16, 2013
    Jeremy Affeldt admits it: In 2010, he literally was an overpaid relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants.Read more...
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  • 'Giants Gamer Babes' vie for cash on latest 'Bucks' May 16, 2013
    Emma Dewit and Georgie DeAntoni aren't your typical Giants fans. Already known entities at AT&T Park for their unique displays of support for their team, the stepcousins were the latest to take their shot at some cash on "Bucks on the Pond."
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  • Greinke makes strong return, Dodgers win May 16, 2013
    Zack Greinke pitched 5 1/3 strong innings in his first start since April 11, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Arencibia, Lind hit 2-run HRs; Jays win 4th in row May 16, 2013
    J.P. Arencibia and Adam Lind each hit two-run home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays won their season-high fourth straight game Wednesday night, beating the San Francisco Giants 11-3.
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  • Blue Jays keep rolling in romp over Giants May 16, 2013
    With Melky Cabrera, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion atop the lineup the last four games, the Blue Jays have scored 36 runs, and Wednesday they won their fourth straight by defeating the Giants, 11-3, at Rogers Centre.
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  • Detwiler, Ramos dinged up against Dodgers May 16, 2013
    Nationals left-hander Ross Detwiler and catcher Wilson Ramos left Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers because of apparent injuries.
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  • Video - Web Gems 01:03

    Web Gems

    May 16
    Does Brandon Crawford's barehanded stop and throw top Aaron Hicks' reigning Web Gem?
  • Video - Strasburg, Nationals Shut Down Padres 00:31

    Strasburg, Nationals Shut Down Padres

    May 16
    Stephen Strasburg struck out four batters over eight innings to lead the Nationals past the Padres 6-2.
  • Video - Giants Overcome Cain's Rough Start 00:30

    Giants Overcome Cain's Rough Start

    May 16
    Matt Cain surrendered six earned runs, but the Giants scored eight unanswered runs to defeat the Rockies 8-6.