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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.Share Tweetdeadspin.com May 16, 2013Jeremy Affeldt admits it: In 2010, he literally was an overpaid relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants.Read more...Share Tweet
'Giants Gamer Babes' vie for cash on latest 'Bucks'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."Share TweetZack 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.Share Tweet
Arencibia, Lind hit 2-run HRs; Jays win 4th in rowJ.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.Share TweetWith 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.Share Tweet
Detwiler, Ramos dinged up against DodgersNationals left-hander Ross Detwiler and catcher Wilson Ramos left Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers because of apparent injuries.Share Tweet
Web GemsMay 16Does Brandon Crawford's barehanded stop and throw top Aaron Hicks' reigning Web Gem?
Strasburg, Nationals Shut Down PadresMay 16Stephen Strasburg struck out four batters over eight innings to lead the Nationals past the Padres 6-2.
Giants Overcome Cain's Rough StartMay 16Matt Cain surrendered six earned runs, but the Giants scored eight unanswered runs to defeat the Rockies 8-6.