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Cain goes on disabled list; Stratton called up

Cain goes on disabled list; Stratton called up

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Hoping that Matt Cain's recent progress has not been derailed, the Giants placed the right-hander on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right hamstring and recalled right-hander Chris Stratton from Triple-A Sacramento to replenish the pit…
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  • Posey Hits Pair of 3-Run Homers, Giants Beat Rockies 10-5

    Posey Hits Pair of 3-Run Homers, Giants Beat Rockies 10-5

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Buster Posey hit a pair of three-run homers, including a tiebreaking drive as part of a six-run eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants rallied for a 10-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday after their bullpen blew a lead.
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  • Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound

    MLB.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    The Giants' 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Padres on Wednesday included redemptive performances from a pair of right-handers needing a boost.
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  • Joc Pederson got dissed by Barry Bonds after simple request

    Joc Pederson got dissed by Barry Bonds after simple request

    yahoo.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    Like many baseball players who grew up in the 90s, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson looked up to San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds. It's easy to see why. Bonds put up tremendous numbers on the field. It also helps that, like Pederson, …
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  • Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th

    Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th

    MLB.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants, baseball's hottest team, maintained their dominance of the San Diego Padres as Brandon Crawford drilled a two-out, walk-off single to give the National League West leaders a 4-3 victory and a sweep of the three-game series. The…
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  • Belt avoids major ankle injury on slide at 2nd

    Belt avoids major ankle injury on slide at 2nd

    MLB.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    Brandon Belt exited the Giants' 4-3 win against the Padres on Wednesday after appearing to injure his left ankle while sliding into second base with the game tied at 3 in the eighth inning.
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  • Giants' free agent pitchers turn into their greatest strength

    Giants' free agent pitchers turn into their greatest strength

    yahoo.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    This past offseason, the San Francisco Giants made two big free agent signings to replenish their starting rotation. They snatched up Johnny Cueto, who had spent 2015 with the Kansas City Royals and the Cincinnati Reds, and Jeff Samardzija, who pitched …
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  • Giants feast in 8th to back Shark, net series

    Giants feast in 8th to back Shark, net series

    MLB.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    In a legitimate offensive eruption for the San Francisco Giants, they scored twice in Wednesday's sixth inning to snap a tie, then added five eighth-inning runs to pull away for an 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres.
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  • Giants Beat Padres 4-3 in 10 Innings, 13th Win in 14 Games

    Giants Beat Padres 4-3 in 10 Innings, 13th Win in 14 Games

    nytimes.com May 25 (4 days ago)
    Brandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. His long single in the 10th capped another walkoff win.
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  • Pagan goes on DL; Giants call up Parker

    Pagan goes on DL; Giants call up Parker

    MLB.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Giants left fielder Angel Pagan went on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring Tuesday as outfielder Jarrett Parker was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento.
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  • The Giants Won On A Fluky Walk-Off, And Are Suddenly Unbeatable…

    The Giants Won On A Fluky Walk-Off, And Are Suddenly Unbeatable 

    deadspin.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 last night, as Johnny Cueto threw a complete game shutout and they won on what was charitably (for Matt Kemp and Alexi Amarista) scored as a walk-off double for Hunter Pence.Read more...
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  • In a pinch, Giants get stunner from Pence

    In a pinch, Giants get stunner from Pence

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 24 (5 days ago)
    This is how well things are going for the Giants these days: Hunter Pence began Monday's series opener against the San Diego Padres resting his strained right hamstring, then finished it by launching a harmless-looking popup that turned out to be the ga…
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  • Bumgarner Throws Gem, Gets RBI in Giants' 1-0 Win Over Cubs

    Bumgarner Throws Gem, Gets RBI in Giants' 1-0 Win Over Cubs

    nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com May 23 (6 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants aren't lighting up the scoreboard, but they're doing enough to keep piling up the wins.
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  • Giants as much a team of destiny in 2016 as the Cubs

    Giants as much a team of destiny in 2016 as the Cubs

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 22 (6 days ago)
    Giants as much a team of destiny in 2016 as the Cubs
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  • Cain, Posey Lead Giants Over Cubs 5-3

    Cain, Posey Lead Giants Over Cubs 5-3

    nytimes.com May 22 (7 days ago)
    In the age of sabermetrics, pitcher wins aren't supposed to matter.
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  • Cain, Posey Lead Giants Over Cubs 5-3

    Cain, Posey Lead Giants Over Cubs 5-3

    Matt Cain pitched six strong innings and helped himself with the bat, Buster Posey added a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday.
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  • RF Heyward injured making catch into wall

    RF Heyward injured making catch into wall

    MLB.com May 20
    Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward left Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants with an apparent injury after making a diving catch on Denard Span's fly ball to the deepest part of AT&T Park.
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  • The Cubs knew they were legit when they swept the Giants last y…

    The Cubs knew they were legit when they swept the Giants last year

    ESPN.com May 20
    The Cubs knew they were legit when they swept the Giants last year
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  • Samardzija Pitches Giants to 8th Straight Win, 3-1 vs Padres

    Samardzija Pitches Giants to 8th Straight Win, 3-1 vs Padres

    nytimes.com May 20
    Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings, Joe Panik had four hits and Brandon Crawford homered for the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants, who beat San Diego 3-1 on Thursday night for their season-high eighth straight victory.
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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.