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Tarp troubles lead to long delay, shortened game

Tarp troubles lead to long delay, shortened game

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Wrigley Field grounds crew encountered difficulty during Tuesday's game between the Cubs and Giants, leading to a four-hour, 34-minute delay that ultimately led to the game getting called early because of unplayable field conditions.
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  • Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

    Giants handed rain-shortened loss after lengthy delay

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    After a rain delay Tuesday night exceeding 4 1/2 hours and after indications that action would resume, the Giants suddenly were dealt a 2-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs when it was decided that the game would not be restarted.
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  • Rizzo's homer the difference in rain-shortened win

    Rizzo's homer the difference in rain-shortened win

    MLB.com nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    The Cubs snuck away with a 2-0, rain-shortened win over the Giants to open a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. The Cubs rode Anthony Rizzo's 29th homer to victory -- a two-run shot in the first that reached Sheffield Avenue.
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  • Giants worry as C Sanchez concussed again

    Giants worry as C Sanchez concussed again

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    San Francisco Giants catcher Hector Sanchez might miss the remainder of the season after suffering a second concussion in a matter of weeks, and as general manager Brian Sabien told reporters, "he should be very concerned."
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  • Giants top Phillies, gain ground in NL West

    Giants top Phillies, gain ground in NL West

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 17 (2 days ago)
    The Giants' 5-2 victory against the Phillies on Sunday was the team's second consecutive at AT&T Park, where they hadn't won back-to-back games since a five-game home win streak May 27-June 8. With the Dodgers getting swept by the Brewers in Los Ang…
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  • Panik button: Rookie helps key comeback win

    Panik button: Rookie helps key comeback win

    MLB.com Aug 16 (3 days ago)
    Joe Panik went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI and scored the game's winning run on Gregor Blanco's single, as the Giants came back to beat the Phillies, 6-5, at AT&T Park on Saturday. With the Pirates' loss, the win gave San Francisco sole possessio…
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  • Blanco Helps Giants Beat Phillies 6-5

    Blanco Helps Giants Beat Phillies 6-5

    nytimes.com Aug 16 (4 days ago)
    Gregor Blanco hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
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  • Belt to get another opinion on concussion

    Belt to get another opinion on concussion

    MLB.com Aug 15 (4 days ago)
    Brandon Belt won't be taking the field for the Giants anytime soon. Manager Bruce Bochy said concussion specialist Michael "Micky" Collins in Pittsburgh will evaluate Belt next week while the Giants are in Chicago for a three-game set against the Cubs.
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  • San Francisco says goodbye to Candlestick

    San Francisco says goodbye to Candlestick

    ESPN.com Aug 15 (5 days ago)
    San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park -- the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
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  • From all corners, Sandoval a Gold Glove candidate

    From all corners, Sandoval a Gold Glove candidate

    MLB.com Aug 14 (5 days ago)
    Pablo Sandoval wasn't always a strong defender, but he is now, so much so that the Giants third baseman will be considered for a Gold Glove Award.
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  • Roundup: Giants End Skid With a Rout

    Roundup: Giants End Skid With a Rout

    nytimes.com MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 13 (6 days ago)
    The Giants scored seven runs in the seventh inning after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home, and San Francisco beat the White Sox, 7-1.
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  • White Sox prevail on Beckham's 10th-inning RBI

    White Sox prevail on Beckham's 10th-inning RBI

    Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer in the first inning and ace left-hander Chris Sale struck out 12 over eight scoreless innings, but the White Sox needed Gordon Beckham's two-out RBI single in the 10th to secure a 3-2 victory over the Giants, who rallied in…
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  • Giants fans support Pence with own signs

    Giants fans support Pence with own signs

    MLB.com Aug 12
    The Hunter Pence sign craze continued Tuesday, with fans toting humorous, ironic or enigmatic declarations scrawled on cardboard about their beloved Giants right fielder.
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  • Lindstrom (ankle) comes off DL for White Sox

    Lindstrom (ankle) comes off DL for White Sox

    ESPN.com Aug 12
    The Chicago White Sox reinstated reliever Matt Lindstrom from the 15-day disabled list in advance of Tuesday night's game at San Francisco Giants.
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  • Robin Williams once pumped up the crowd before a Giants playoff…

    Robin Williams once pumped up the crowd before a Giants playoff game

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    Looking back at the life and career of actor/comedian Robin Williams — as many people are Monday evening, after news of his death at age 63 from an apparent suicide — it will be hard to forget his energy. Williams brought feverish enthusiasm to everythi…
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  • Gordon, Perez Homer, Royals Beat Giants 7-4

    Gordon, Perez Homer, Royals Beat Giants 7-4

    nytimes.com Aug 10
    Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Sunday to extend their winning streak to seven games.
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  • Gordon sparks Royals to seventh straight win

    Gordon sparks Royals to seventh straight win

    MLB.com Aug 10
    It was Alex Gordon Bobblehead Day at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday and so, naturally, the man himself belted a two-run homer to help the Royals to a 7-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Giants recall Duvall, put him in starting lineup

    Giants recall Duvall, put him in starting lineup

    ESPN.com Aug 10
    The San Francisco Giants have recalled first baseman Adam Duvall and put him in the starting lineup for their series finale at the Kansas City Royals.
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  • Video - Giants Rally Past Phillies 00:35

    Giants Rally Past Phillies

    Aug 16
    Gregor Blanco drove in two runs to lead the Giants past the Phillies 6-5.
  • Video - Ventura's Meltdown On Home Plate 00:30

    Ventura's Meltdown On Home Plate

    Aug 14
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura is ejected in the bottom of the seventh inning for arguing with the umpire after a review of play overturns a call that gave the Giants a run.
  • Video - Giants Cruise Past White Sox 01:04

    Giants Cruise Past White Sox

    Aug 13
    The Giants beat the White Sox 7-1 to snap their five-game losing streak.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Wednesday 04:49

    MLB Daily Download: Wednesday

    Aug 13
    Antonietta Collins recaps Tuesday night's action from around the league, including the Angels rallying for a seven run inning and an unbelievable night for a fan who caught two home runs from the same player.

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