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Giants' injuries open door for Uggla's debut

Giants' injuries open door for Uggla's debut

MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated 3 hours ago
Injuries to infielders Ehire Adrianza and Marco Scutaro forced the Giants to call up Dan Uggla after only a two-game tuneup at Triple-A. The three-time former Braves All-Star started at second base and batted seventh on Friday against the Dodgers' Zack …
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  • Jonathan Papelbon invites 'the whole park' to boo him in Philly

    Jonathan Papelbon invites 'the whole park' to boo him in Philly

    yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    The Philadelphia Phillies ended a four-game losing streak Thursday, with closer Jonathan Papelbon pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning to earn the save in a 2-1 victory against the San Francisco Giants. Cheers all around at Citizens Bank Park, right? Not at th…
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  • Tight Dodgers-Giants race is good for baseball

    Tight Dodgers-Giants race is good for baseball

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Baseball is better when the Dodgers and Giants are both good. They remain two of the sport's cornerstone franchises, both playing to packed houses, both occupying large places in the hearts and minds of their local citizens.
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  • Hamels, Utley Lead Phils Over Giants 2-1

    Hamels, Utley Lead Phils Over Giants 2-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
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  • Hunter Pence overslides second base during hilarious baserunnin…

    Hunter Pence overslides second base during hilarious baserunning blunder

    yahoo.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence is a bundle of energy every time he's on the field. On Wednesday night in Philadelphia — one of his former baseball homes — he perhaps had a little too much energy built up, and at one critical point during t…
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  • Pence's 3-RBI double sends Giants past Phils

    Pence's 3-RBI double sends Giants past Phils

    ESPN.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    Hunter Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
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  • First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    MLB.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)
    With the Giants having exhausted their bullpen, in terms of manpower and energy, Tim Lincecum stepped forward to record the final two outs and earn his first Major League save in Tuesday night's 9-6, 14-inning victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
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  • Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

    Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

    MLB.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)
    Playing their longest game of the season, both in innings and in duration, the Giants outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-6, on Tuesday as Brandon Crawford's bases-loaded double sparked a tiebreaking, four-run rally in the 14th inning.
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  • Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL

    Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL

    MLB.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    After a short stint in the Majors earlier this year, Darin Ruf was granted another crack at big league action after the Phillies recalled him from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's game vs. the Giants.
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  • Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow reveals he has degenerative musc…

    Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow reveals he has degenerative muscle disease

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    When the San Francisco Giants hit the road, Mike Krukow's longtime TV broadcast partner, Duane Kuiper, carries his friend's bags, like a Sherpa might, because Krukow cannot do it safely. What's wrong with Krukow? For the past eight years, he revealed in…
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  • Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
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  • Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    MLB.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    The Giants settled for one run in the second inning of Monday night's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies after a replay review confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was called for with…
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  • Giants put Cain on DL with elbow inflammation

    Giants put Cain on DL with elbow inflammation

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants have placed righty Matt Cain on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation.
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  • Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal, attempt to fix seco…

    Giants sign Dan Uggla to minor-league deal, attempt to fix second-base woes

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    Dan Uggla wasn't unemployed too long. When the Atlanta Braves released the slumping second baseman Friday, there were a few likely destinations for the powerful but batting average-challenged Uggla. The San Francisco Giants, who have been relying on ine…
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  • Hand gets rare win as McGehee goes yard

    Hand gets rare win as McGehee goes yard

    MLB.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    After going through some rough times, the Marlins put to an end several slides Sunday afternoon. Brad Hand allowed two runs in seven innings, and Casey McGehee belted a two-run homer as Miami edged the Giants, 3-2, at Marlins Park.
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  • Hand Outpitches Lincecum and Marlins Beat SF 3-2

    Hand Outpitches Lincecum and Marlins Beat SF 3-2

    nytimes.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    Brad Hand earned his first victory as a starter since 2011 when he outpitched Tim Lincecum by a margin of one curveball.
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  • Video - Hamels Outduels Hudson 00:56

    Hamels Outduels Hudson

    Jul 24
    Cole Hamels struck out ten batters and surrendered only one run in the Phillies 2-1 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Hamels Outduels Hudson 00:57

    Hamels Outduels Hudson

    Jul 24
    Cole Hamels struck out 10 batters and surrendered only one run in the Phillies' 2-1 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Pence, Giants Top Phillies 02:25

    Pence, Giants Top Phillies

    Jul 23
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: After a 59-minute rain delay in the fourth inning, Hunter Pence's bases-clearing double in the ninth lifted the Giants to a 3-1 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - Pence After Giants' Win In Philadelphia 02:22

    Pence After Giants' Win In Philadelphia

    Jul 23
    Hunter Pence talks to Steve Levy and Rick Sutcliffe after driving in all three runs in the Giants' win over the Phillies

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    Jul 25
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    Jul 24
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