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  • Robinson's Homer Lifts Nats Past Giants 2-1

    Robinson's Homer Lifts Nats Past Giants 2-1

    nytimes.com Updated 47 minutes ago
    Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old non-roster invitee by Washington in spring training who had just 13 major league at-bats before this season, hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Fri…
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  • Baseball-Fernandez Cuts Giants Down to Size on Marlins Return

    Baseball-Fernandez Cuts Giants Down to Size on Marlins Return

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    Jose Fernandez made a triumphant return after more than a year out with injury when he hit a solo home run and pitched a winning game for the Miami Marlins on Thursday.
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  • Happy Jose Day! Fernandez and Cain make 2015 debuts in head-to-…

    Happy Jose Day! Fernandez and Cain make 2015 debuts in head-to-head matchup of former All-Stars

    yahoo.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    Mark down Thursday afternoon’s Marlins-Giants game as a must watch. Two former All-Star pitchers coming off serious injuries make their debut in the finale of their three-game series. Veteran Giants ace Matt Cain hasn’t pitched since July 9, 2014 after …
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  • Giants' Posey exits after taking foul ball off mask

    Giants' Posey exits after taking foul ball off mask

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 1 (yesterday)
    Giants' Posey exits after taking foul ball off mask
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  • Roundup: Inside-the-Park Homer Boosts the Marlins

    Roundup: Inside-the-Park Homer Boosts the Marlins

    nytimes.com Jul 1 (3 days ago)
    Dee Gordon’s hit resulted in the first of its kind at 4-year-old Marlins Park.
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  • Cain, Peavy to Return With Back-To-Back Starts for Giants

    Cain, Peavy to Return With Back-To-Back Starts for Giants

    nytimes.com Jun 30 (3 days ago)
    Matt Cain and Jake Peavy are headed back to work for the San Francisco Giants. The two pitchers will start this week following lengthy stays on the disabled list.
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  • Madison Bumgarner notches 1,000th career strikeout, homers in w…

    Madison Bumgarner notches 1,000th career strikeout, homers in win

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Is there anything San Francisco Giants ace Madis…
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  • Arenado keeps up torrid stretch with 2 homers

    Arenado keeps up torrid stretch with 2 homers

    MLB.com Jun 28 (5 days ago)
    Nolan Arenado hit two homers in Sunday's Rockies game vs. the Giants, Arenado's 23rd and 24th of the season to give him eight in his last seven games. Additionally, Arenado has at least one hit, one run and one RBI in his last seven games. According to …
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  • Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stant…

    Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stanton

    nytimes.com Jun 27 (6 days ago)
    Tom Koehler pitched seven innings, and the host Miami Marlins beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, on Saturday in the Marlins’ first game since their star slugger, Stanton, was sidelined by a hand injury.
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  • Lincecum hit by line drive, leaves game

    Lincecum hit by line drive, leaves game

    MLB.com Jun 27 (6 days ago)
    Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum exited Saturday's game against the Rockies after taking a DJ LeMahieu line drive to his right forearm.
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  • Posey, Susac Power Giants to 7-5 Victory

    Posey, Susac Power Giants to 7-5 Victory

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 27 (7 days ago)
    Buster Posey drove in two runs, and Andrew Susac had a three-run double in the seventh inning to rally the San Francisco Giants to a 7-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
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  • Shoulder strain puts Affeldt on disabled list

    Shoulder strain puts Affeldt on disabled list

    MLB.com Jun 26
    The San Francisco Giants placed left-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a left shoulder strain. Right-hander Mike Broadway was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento in a corresponding move.
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  • Giants adopt rainbow avatar in support of gay marriage

    Giants adopt rainbow avatar in support of gay marriage

    yahoo.com Jun 26
    The San Francisco Giants weren't the only ones on the Internet to adopt a rainbow avatar Friday. Many people, organizations and corporations — including @Yahoo — did so after the Supreme Court ruling that made gay marriage legal across the land. But of …
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  • Roundup: Giants Hit Four Triples and Cruise Past the Padres

    Roundup: Giants Hit Four Triples and Cruise Past the Padres

    nytimes.com Jun 25
    The last time the Giants hit four triples in a game was on Sept. 15, 1960, and Willie Mays had three of them.
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  • Triple-happy Giants hold off Padres

    Triple-happy Giants hold off Padres

    MLB.com Jun 25
    Silent with the bats at AT&T Park through much of the season, the San Francisco Giants unleashed an unusual torrent of offense that featured four triples and resulted in an 13-8 victory over the San Diego Padres.
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  • CarGo, Betancourt likely to return vs. Giants

    CarGo, Betancourt likely to return vs. Giants

    MLB.com Jun 25
    The Rockies expect to have two players back fully healthy during their next series at San Francisco, which begins on Friday at AT&T Park. Before Thursday's series finale against Arizona, Rockies manager Walt Weiss said reliever Rafael Betancourt (ve…
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  • Posey's slam sets pace in shutout of Padres

    Posey's slam sets pace in shutout of Padres

    Buster Posey delivered his second grand slam in five games to back Ryan Vogelsong and propel the San Francisco Giants to a 6-0 victory Wednesday night over the San Diego Padres.
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  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence 01:01

    No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence

    Mar 6
    Stephania Bell looks at the road ahead for Hunter Pence and when he'll likely be able to return to the Giants' lineup after breaking his arm when he was hit by a pitch.
  • Video - Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks 02:38

    Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks

    Mar 5
    ESPN.com MLB writer/editor Christina Kahrl reacts to Hunter Pence's left forearm fracture, which will sideline him for six to eight weeks.
  • Video - Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations 03:16

    Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations

    Feb 23
    Three-time World Series champion Buster Posey talks about his preparations for this season, how San Francisco's rotation will shake out and the competition within the division.

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