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Belt hopes to return quickly from neck stiffness

Belt hopes to return quickly from neck stiffness

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Brandon Belt was scratched from the Giants' starting lineup Saturday because of neck stiffness. The first baseman pinch-hit during the club's 3-1 loss to the Braves, but said he isn't sure what his status is moving forward.
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  • Kemp Homers, Foltynewicz Solid as Braves Top Giants 3-1

    Kemp Homers, Foltynewicz Solid as Braves Top Giants 3-1

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz gave up a homer to Brandon Crawford to lead off the second inning, then got three straight outs on 12 pitches.
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  • Folty's stellar start drops Giants two games back

    Folty's stellar start drops Giants two games back

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Matt Kemp launched a three-run home run deep over the center-field fence and Mike Foltynewicz continued his mastery of the Giants this year as the Braves halted San Francisco's brief winning streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday.
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  • Rays were rooting for Moore in no-hitter bid

    Rays were rooting for Moore in no-hitter bid

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Former Rays starter Matt Moore was one out shy of pitching a no-hitter for the Giants against the Dodgers on Thursday night before Corey Seager singled to break up the bid.
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  • One Moore out: Seager ends Giants' no-no

    One Moore out: Seager ends Giants' no-no

    MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    In the biggest game of the year for the Giants, Matt Moore delivered the best game of his life. He fell one out shy of a no-hitter, broken up by Corey Seager's soft single to right with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, but beat the Dodgers, 4-0, to …
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  • What we learned Wednesday: Rich Hill pads Dodgers' lead, J…

    What we learned Wednesday: Rich Hill pads Dodgers' lead, Jose Fernandez stops Royals

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    What we learned Wednesday: Rich Hill pads Dodgers' lead, Jose Fernandez stops Royals
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  • In LA's view from Hill, Giants look smaller

    In LA's view from Hill, Giants look smaller

    MLB.com nytimes.com ESPN.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Rich Hill proved to be worth the wait, beating out Johnny Cueto in a pitchers' duel and handing the Dodgers a 1-0 win over the Giants on Wednesday night. Los Angeles now holds a season-high three-game lead in the National League West.
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  • LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants Starts in L.A, A's Issue Fines

    LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants Starts in L.A, A's Issue Fines

    nytimes.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
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  • How To Get By In The Minors On $1,500 A Month

    How To Get By In The Minors On $1,500 A Month

    deadspin.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Matt Paré, a catcher with the San Francisco Giants’ Single A affiliate in Augusta, Ga., doesn’t seem to mind sharing a two-bedroom apartment with three other guys. “Since half the time we’re on the road, it’s only 15 days a month,” he says. On the road,…
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  • Thor gives his all in gem against Giants

    Thor gives his all in gem against Giants

    MLB.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Terry Collins asked Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen to check on Noah Syndergaard prior to the start of the ninth inning in Sunday's 2-0 win over the Giants. Collins, fully intending to send Syndergaard back to the mound to finish off one of his stronges…
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  • First-place Dodgers face Reds on MLB.TV

    First-place Dodgers face Reds on MLB.TV

    MLB.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Back in the pilot seat in the NL West, the Dodgers look to create some separation from their struggling rival, the Giants.
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  • Mets 2, Giants 0: Syndergaard Helps Mets Shut Out Giants as Ces…

    Mets 2, Giants 0: Syndergaard Helps Mets Shut Out Giants as Cespedes Homers Again

    nytimes.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Yoenis Cespedes hit his third home run in two games since his return, Noah Syndergaard pitched eight scoreless innings, and the Mets gained a split of a four-game series in San Francisco.
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  • Syndergaard Outduels Samardzija in Mets' 2-0 Win Over Giants

    Syndergaard Outduels Samardzija in Mets' 2-0 Win Over Giants

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    With 38 games left and three teams standing between the Mets and the second NL wild card, manager Terry Collins is convinced his ballclub can still make a serious push for the playoffs.
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  • Mets and Giants aren't coming through when it counts, and …

    Mets and Giants aren't coming through when it counts, and it's costing them big time

    ESPN.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    Mets and Giants aren't coming through when it counts, and it's costing them big time
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  • Mets 9, Giants 5: Mets’ Bats Heat Up in Victory Over Giants

    Mets 9, Giants 5: Mets’ Bats Heat Up in Victory Over Giants

    Every starting position player had a hit as the Mets showed glimpses of the potential for a late run.
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  • Walker goes 2-for-4 in brief return to Mets' lineup

    Walker goes 2-for-4 in brief return to Mets' lineup

    MLB.com Aug 20
    The Mets' lineup received a much-needed boost Saturday with the return of Neil Walker. He went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in a 9-5 win over the Giants in his first start since missing the previous four games with lower back stiffness.
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  • Giants pull away from Mets, regain 1st place

    Giants pull away from Mets, regain 1st place

    The Giants played the brand of baseball Friday that suits their ballpark and their roster -- highlighted by pitching and defense -- in an 8-1 triumph over the New York Mets. San Francisco reclaimed first place in the National League West, a half-game ah…
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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.