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McGehee accepts assignment to Triple-A

McGehee accepts assignment to Triple-A

MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
Bent on contributing to the Giants this season, third baseman Casey McGehee accepted his assignment to Triple-A Sacramento and was expected to be in the River Cats' lineup Tuesday night against Nashville and former San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito.
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  • Bumgarner Notches Another Win, Giants Beat Brewers 6-3

    Bumgarner Notches Another Win, Giants Beat Brewers 6-3

    nytimes.com 2 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner won another game in May and three San Francisco Giants homered in a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
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  • Giants-Dodgers: The race we deserve

    Giants-Dodgers: The race we deserve

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    If we're going to have a Giants-Dodgers summer, we must be doing something right. Isn't this the living, breathing definition of a great rivalry? Isn't baseball better when they're both competitive? Who ya got?
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  • Roundup: Rangers Edge Indians as Josh Hamilton Returns

    Roundup: Rangers Edge Indians as Josh Hamilton Returns

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Hamilton, who has been slowed by shoulder surgery, went 0 for 3, but he reached base on a throwing error in the seventh, a play that provided the decisive run.
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  • Braun blasts Miller Park's longest righty homer

    Braun blasts Miller Park's longest righty homer

    MLB.com May 25 (yesterday)
    Ryan Braun's fifth-inning home run vs. the Giants sailed clear out of Miller Park on Monday, conjuring memories of Russell Branyan against Greg Maddux and Sammy Sosa in the All-Stat Home Run Derby more than a decade ago.
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  • Rockies romp behind Bettis to top Giants

    Rockies romp behind Bettis to top Giants

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 24 (2 days ago)
    An emphatic eight-run fourth inning and Chad Bettis' dominant mound performance were more than enough for the Rockies in their 11-2 win over San Francisco in Sunday's series finale at Coors Field.
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  • Fan unknowingly catches foul ball in jacket pouch

    Fan unknowingly catches foul ball in jacket pouch

    yahoo.com May 24 (2 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies had a long day at the ballpark on Saturday. The division rivals met up for a day/night doubleheader that was scheduled to begin at 2:10 and 7:10 pm respectively in Denver, but ended up way behind schedule th…
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  • Descalso's rare homer snaps Giants' streak

    Descalso's rare homer snaps Giants' streak

    MLB.com May 24 (3 days ago)
    Daniel Descalso's two-run homer in Saturday night's sixth inning enabled the Colorado Rockies to inch ahead and helped them claim a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants, ending the defending World Series champions' eight-game winning streak.
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  • Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

    Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

    MLB.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    A remarkable display of two-out hitting carried the San Francisco Giants to their eighth consecutive victory, a 10-8 decision Saturday over the Colorado Rockies in the first half of a day-night doubleheader.
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  • Sprained toe forces Lyles to exit vs. Giants

    Sprained toe forces Lyles to exit vs. Giants

    MLB.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles suffered a sprained toe on his left foot during Saturday's start against the Giants. He is listed as day to day.
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  • Brandon Belt nearly visits Coors Field party deck with mammoth …

    Brandon Belt nearly visits Coors Field party deck with mammoth homer

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Just when you thought it was safe to party at Coors Field on a Friday night, Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants is here to crash it. Or at the very least make you reconsider your choices in life. During Friday's wild 11-8 victory against the Rocki…
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  • Home Run by Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Evokes a Bygone Era

    Home Run by Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Evokes a Bygone Era

    nytimes.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers’ ace and 3-time Cy Young Award winner, had never given up a home run to a pitcher until Thursday’s 415-foot shot to left field by the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner.
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  • Dodgers get swept by Giants, score exactly zero runs in three g…

    Dodgers get swept by Giants, score exactly zero runs in three games

    yahoo.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    When the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers tangle, the baseball is usually a little bit different, a little more intense. They're the biggest rivals on the West Coast and they manage to give even early-season games a September feel. What happ…
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  • MadBum hits 415-foot HR off Kershaw

    MadBum hits 415-foot HR off Kershaw

    MLB.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Madison Bumgarner gained the distinction of being the first pitcher to hit a home run off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. San Francisco's Paul Bunyanesque left-hander, who bats right-handed, added to his resume of prodigious feats (see: 2014 postseason) by…
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  • Peavy not rushing back to Majors

    Peavy not rushing back to Majors

    MLB.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Jake Peavy wants to go back to work. But the Giants' right-hander knows that there's no hurry. Sidelined since April 17 with back pain, Peavy's thrilled to begin his Minor League injury rehabilitation stint with Class A Advanced San Jose on Friday.
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  • Posey, Freak push Giants' win streak to 5

    Posey, Freak push Giants' win streak to 5

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    Conjuring the magic he displayed during his Cy Young Award-winning years, Tim Lincecum allowed three hits in seven innings to lead the Giants to their second straight shutout victory over the Dodgers, a 4-0 verdict on Wednesday night. San Francisco has …
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  • Duffy relishes Giants-Dodgers rivaly

    Duffy relishes Giants-Dodgers rivaly

    MLB.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Giants rookie Matt Duffy, a native of Southern California, loves the intensity of the Dodgers-Giants rivalry.
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  • Pence makes a signature catch in home debut

    Pence makes a signature catch in home debut

    MLB.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    Hunter Pence's catch of Adrian Gonzalez's sixth-inning drive to right-center field on Tuesday night might not have been the stuff of legend, but it was one of the most discussed events among those who witnessed the Giants' fifth victory in seven games t…
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  • Hudson leads combined shutout vs. Dodgers

    Hudson leads combined shutout vs. Dodgers

    MLB.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    Tim Hudson ended a mini-slump with an effectively stubborn 6 1/3-inning performance, and Buster Posey delivered a key run with a third-inning single Tuesday night as the Giants beat the Dodgers, 2-0, despite a solid start from Carlos Frias.
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  • Parallels link McCovey, Pence through years

    Parallels link McCovey, Pence through years

    MLB.com May 18
    A Giants middle-of-the-order hitter misses much of the early season with a broken arm. The club's offense struggles without him. He rejoins the lineup and almost immediately asserts himself by clobbering a home run. Such are the parallels between Willie…
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  • Price seeking consistency from rotation

    Price seeking consistency from rotation

    MLB.com May 18
    It was certainly a bad weekend for a Reds rotation that was pummeled for three straight losses in the four-game series vs. the Giants. Monday's off-day was certainly welcomed as much as the knowledge ace Johnny Cueto is pitching Tuesday against the Roya…
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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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