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Hamilton's homer backs Perez's stellar start

Hamilton's homer backs Perez's stellar start

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
Josh Hamilton shattered the offensive silence Sunday at Globe Life Park with a sixth-inning home run that complemented Martin Perez's dominant performance as the Texas Rangers outlasted the San Francisco Giants, 2-1.
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  • Hamilton Homers, Perez Wins as Rangers Edge Giants 2-1

    Hamilton Homers, Perez Wins as Rangers Edge Giants 2-1

    nytimes.com Aug 2 (yesterday)
    Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Martin Perez allowed only two hits to earn his first win in his comeback from Tommy John surgery as the Texas Rangers edged the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Sunday.
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  • Pence sparks Giants' comeback win vs. Texas

    Pence sparks Giants' comeback win vs. Texas

    MLB.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Giants right fielder Hunter Pence tied the game with an RBI single in the eighth and then hit a go-ahead home run in the 11th, providing the force behind a 9-7 Giants win over the Rangers on Saturday.
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  • Early Homers for Rangers in 6-3 Win Over Giants, Bumgarner

    Early Homers for Rangers in 6-3 Win Over Giants, Bumgarner

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre homered as the Rangers beat San Francisco 6-3 Friday night in the Giants' first visit since clinching the 2010 World Series in Texas.
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  • Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    Giants Pick Up Reds Starter Leake

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jul 31 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants made a deal for one of the hottest pitchers in baseball on Thursday by acquiring right-handed starter Mike Leake in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
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  • Roundup: Troy Tulowitzki Gets Three Hits, Including a Home Run,…

    Roundup: Troy Tulowitzki Gets Three Hits, Including a Home Run, in Blue Jays Debut

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    A five-time All-Star who was acquired Tuesday in a trade with the Colorado Rockies, Tulowitzki went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three R.B.I. in Toronto’s 8-2 win.
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  • Cain wobbles, accenting search for starter

    Cain wobbles, accenting search for starter

    MLB.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Matt Cain intends to be an asset to the Giants during the stretch drive toward the postseason. Meanwhile, Giants management will spend the next few days striving to acquire another pitcher who can accomplish this same task.
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  • Parra ups trade value with another big game

    Parra ups trade value with another big game

    MLB.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Gerardo Parra, the Brewers' top trade chip, enjoyed another banner night, scoring three runs while finishing a home run shy of the cycle and making a highlight-reel catch to help extinguish the Giants' best rally in the Brewers' 5-2 win.
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  • Five-Run Inning Lifts Giants Past Brewers

    Five-Run Inning Lifts Giants Past Brewers

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Wednesday.
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  • Crawford's shot backs Heston to beat Brewers

    Crawford's shot backs Heston to beat Brewers

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 28 (6 days ago)
    Brandon Crawford crushed a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Chris Heston threw seven solid frames as the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2, Monday night at AT&T Park.
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  • MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Orioles seeking power bat, and more

    MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Orioles seeking power bat, and more

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (7 days ago)
    MLB Trade Deadline Daily: Orioles seeking power bat, and more
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  • Tim Hudson beats A's, becomes 15th pitcher with a win against a…

    Tim Hudson beats A's, becomes 15th pitcher with a win against all 30 MLB teams

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (7 days ago)
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Hudson entered his start Sunday with 219 career big-league wins. All that winning has brought Hudson to four All-Star games and a World Series ring last season, but there was still one team out there he had yet to v…
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  • Roundup: Bumgarner Yields a Run but Makes Up the Difference in …

    Roundup: Bumgarner Yields a Run but Makes Up the Difference in a Giants Victory

    Madison Bumgarner hit a home run and pitched seven innings for his third consecutive win, powering the host San Francisco Giants past the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, on Saturday.
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  • Burns exits game with groin contusion

    Burns exits game with groin contusion

    MLB.com Jul 25
    Billy Burns left Friday's game vs. the Giants in the fourth inning after he fouled a ball off the ground and it bounced up to hit him in the groin in the third inning.
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  • Aoki continuing Minor League rehab

    Aoki continuing Minor League rehab

    MLB.com Jul 24
    Giants outfielder Nori Aoki needs at least two more rehab games before returning to the lineup, manager Bruce Bochy said Friday.
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  • Does Barry Bonds belong in the Hall of Fame?

    Does Barry Bonds belong in the Hall of Fame?

    It's been a good week for Barry Bonds. The former San Francisco Giants star saw the U.S. government abandon its case against him, freeing Bonds from legal worry and wasting about $6 million taxpayer dollars in the process. It might've been an ever bette…
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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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