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No DH for Bumgarner: Ace to bat vs. A's

No DH for Bumgarner: Ace to bat vs. A's

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Madison Bumgarner will strike a blow, at least the Giants expect him to, for pitchers everywhere on Thursday when manager Bruce Bochy will place him in the batting order against the Oakland A's.
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  • Lowrie, Alonso Homer to Lead Athletics Past Giants 7-1

    Lowrie, Alonso Homer to Lead Athletics Past Giants 7-1

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    The Bay Bridge series has brought out the best of the Oakland Athletics and the worst of the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Davis out of A's lineup with bruised left shoulder

    Davis out of A's lineup with bruised left shoulder

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Khris Davis was scratched from the A's lineup against the Giants on Wednesday night with a bruised left shoulder.
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  • Smolinski's 3-Run Pinch-Hit HR Leads A's Past Giants 13-11

    Smolinski's 3-Run Pinch-Hit HR Leads A's Past Giants 13-11

    nytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Pinch-hitter Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead, three-run homer during Oakland's five-run eighth inning that carried the Athletics to a 13-11 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
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  • Panik scratched with concussion symptoms

    Panik scratched with concussion symptoms

    MLB.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    Giants second baseman Joe Panik was scratched from the lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Oakland A's with concussion symptoms
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  • Mengden Gets All the Run Support for First Big League Win

    Mengden Gets All the Run Support for First Big League Win

    nytimes.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    Daniel Mengden pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, backed by Marcus Semien's three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Monday night to open the Bay Bridge Series.
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  • A's plan to have Manaea start Wednesday

    A's plan to have Manaea start Wednesday

    MLB.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    A's manager Bob Melvin said lefty Sean Manaea will return from the disabled list and start Wednesday against the Giants, aiding a rotation that finally seems to be on the mend.
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  • Five things we learned Sunday: Giants lead NL in wins

    Five things we learned Sunday: Giants lead NL in wins

    ESPN.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Five things we learned Sunday: Giants lead NL in wins
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  • Giants walk off for NL-leading 49th victory

    Giants walk off for NL-leading 49th victory

    MLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Conor Gillaspie's one-out double broke a ninth-inning tie Sunday to lift the San Francisco Giants to an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The decision gave Giants manager Bruce Bochy his 800th career win, making him the franchise's fourth skip…
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  • Gillaspie Gets Giants Past Phillies for Bochy's 80

    Gillaspie Gets Giants Past Phillies for Bochy's 80

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    Bruce Bochy's 800th victory as Giants manager was anything but typical.
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  • Giants rally for best 40-game stretch since '54

    Giants rally for best 40-game stretch since '54

    MLB.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    The Giants are riding their best 40-game stretch in 62 years. The Phillies have lost 10 of their last 11. Though the clubs appear to be heading in opposite directions, they crossed paths in extremely entertaining fashion Friday night at AT&T Park.
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  • Resurgent Peavy Leads Giants Past Phillies, 5-4

    Resurgent Peavy Leads Giants Past Phillies, 5-4

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    Jake Peavy threw seven strong innings in another solid start, Brandon Belt hit a three-run double and Angel Pagan had three hits as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Friday night.
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  • Romo working way back to Giants' bullpen

    Romo working way back to Giants' bullpen

    MLB.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)
    Despite enduring a rocky injury rehabilitation outing Thursday with Triple-A Sacramento, right-hander Sergio Romo could pitch again as early as Saturday as he continues his bid to rejoin the Giants' bullpen.
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  • Team effort has Giants rolling

    Team effort has Giants rolling

    MLB.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    To verify the Giants' excellence, which continued with Thursday's 5-3 victory over the Pirates, consult a list. Any list.
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  • Arenado eager to taste Rockies' home cooking

    Arenado eager to taste Rockies' home cooking

    MLB.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    The Rockies' history of dominating at home is simply that as far as Nolan Arenado is concerned. He'd like to experience it. "It's got to be a good feeling, but I don't know it," Arenado said. "You've got to ask teams like the Giants. They…
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  • Panik mode: 3B, Mac HR power win vs. Bucs

    Panik mode: 3B, Mac HR power win vs. Bucs

    MLB.com Jun 23 (7 days ago)
    The Giants strolled into PNC Park on Monday afternoon as the National League's hottest team. They left Pittsburgh's North Shore on Thursday afternoon with a 5-3 win over the Pirates, a four-game series victory and a trail of smoke still flowing behind t…
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  • Panik, Giants Beat Pirates for 12th Win 14 Games

    Panik, Giants Beat Pirates for 12th Win 14 Games

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 23 (7 days ago)
    A makeshift lineup was more than enough for the San Francisco Giants.
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  • Peavy nominated for Bob Feller Award

    Peavy nominated for Bob Feller Award

    MLB.com Jun 23 (7 days ago)
    Right-hander Jake Peavy, who reserves the same intensity for supporting humanitarian ventures that he brings to pitching, has been named the Giants' nominee for the 2016 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award.
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  • Wednesday's win for Giants was quite a relief

    Wednesday's win for Giants was quite a relief

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    Wednesday's win for Giants was quite a relief
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  • Company pledges $1,000 for every homer Madison Bumgarner hits i…

    Company pledges $1,000 for every homer Madison Bumgarner hits in Derby

    yahoo.com Jun 22
    The idea of San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner participating in the Home Run Derby just got a bit more interesting. If he becomes the first pitcher to participate in the event, thousands of dollars could be donated to a charity. Carhartt, a …
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  • Cueto, Giants cruise after huge 4th inning

    Cueto, Giants cruise after huge 4th inning

    MLB.com Jun 22
    Backed by the Giants' biggest inning of the year and a season-high 22 hits, Johnny Cueto continued his dominant stretch against an opponent that's too often seen him at his best, beating the Pirates, 15-4, on Tuesday night at PNC Park.
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  • Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates

    Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates

    ESPN.com Jun 22
    Giants outfield takes big steps forward in win over Pirates
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  • Marte leaves game vs. Giants with foot injury

    Marte leaves game vs. Giants with foot injury

    MLB.com Jun 21
    Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Tuesday's game against the Giants at PNC Park in the eighth inning due to left foot discomfort.
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  • Giants hope for Duffy's quick return

    Giants hope for Duffy's quick return

    MLB.com Jun 21
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated he wants Matt Duffy, an integral part of San Francisco's lineup, back as soon as possible from a strained left Achilles. The chance of Duffy's reinstatement from the disabled list three to four days before the All-St…
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  • Pirates ball girl makes major league-caliber catch

    Pirates ball girl makes major league-caliber catch

    yahoo.com Jun 21
    When you go to a ball game, you usually expect the players to make the impressive catches. But on Monday night, a Pittsburgh Pirates ball girl made a play that's worthy of any major league highlight reel. The game between the Pirates and the San Francis…
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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.