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Hendricks' Shutout Streak Ends, Cubs Top Giants

Hendricks' Shutout Streak Ends, Cubs Top Giants

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks gave up his first runs against big league batter this spring after extending his scoreless streak to 12 innings in an 8-5 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday.
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  • Cain Goes 4 Innings in Giants Win Over LA

    Cain Goes 4 Innings in Giants Win Over LA

    nytimes.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Matt Cain gave up three runs in four innings, Buster Posey and Angel Pagan each had two hits and drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat a Los Angeles Dodgers split-squad 11-9 on Sunday.
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  • Dodgers' Greinke Struggles in 8-4 Loss to Giants

    Dodgers' Greinke Struggles in 8-4 Loss to Giants

    nytimes.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.
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  • Talk: Bruce Bochy Won’t Let Success Go to His Head

    Talk: Bruce Bochy Won’t Let Success Go to His Head

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    The manager of the San Francisco Giants on life after the World Series.
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  • Concussions behind him, Sanchez working hard

    Concussions behind him, Sanchez working hard

    MLB.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Giants catcher Hector Sanchez has gone from feeling awful to a feel-good story. Last year, Sanchez wasn't completely sure he'd play baseball again. The lingering effects of two concussions, which he sustained in a span of less than a month, brought the …
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  • Chavez shows ability to work out of jams

    Chavez shows ability to work out of jams

    MLB.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Back on the bump against the Giants on Thursday night after vacating camp for a day to welcome his third daughter, Dannie Rae, into the world, right-hander Jesse Chavez was thrown right into traffic, weaving his way in and out of several jams.
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  • Lincecum racks up 7 K's in solid start against A's

    Lincecum racks up 7 K's in solid start against A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Eric Sogard's two-run triple snapped a sixth-inning tie and led the A's to a 6-4 Cactus League victory over the Giants on Thursday night. San Francisco, the reigning World Series champions, fell to a Major League-worst 6-19 this spring. The Giants have …
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  • 'Amazing' Betancourt battling for Rockies roster spot

    'Amazing' Betancourt battling for Rockies roster spot

    MLB.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Six days after being hit in the jaw by a line drive, ageless reliever Rafael Betancourt took another major step along the comeback trail by pitching a scoreless eighth inning for the Rockies on Wednesday in their 5-2 win over the Giants at Salt River Fi…
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  • Aoki gathering speed heading into season

    Aoki gathering speed heading into season

    MLB.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Giants outfielder Nori Aoki has batted .400 (6-for-15) in his last four Cactus League games after hitting .118 (4-for-34) in his first 12. Aoki continued his surge Wednesday against Colorado with a scorching fifth-inning triple that scored Brandon Crawf…
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  • Scully's lone Cactus League appearance to come Friday

    Scully's lone Cactus League appearance to come Friday

    MLB.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will make his lone Arizona appearance of Spring Training when he does play-by-play of Friday night's Dodgers-Giants game from Camelback Ranch on SportsNet LA.
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  • Tulowitzki Homers, Butler Strong in Rockies' Win Over Giants

    Tulowitzki Homers, Butler Strong in Rockies' Win Over Giants

    nytimes.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday.
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  • Pablo Sandoval says weight regimen contributed to him leaving G…

    Pablo Sandoval says weight regimen contributed to him leaving Giants

    yahoo.com Mar 25 (5 days ago)
    Pablo Sandoval's departure from the San Francisco Giants continues to get ugly. Sandoval has already made waves this spring, saying he felt disrespected by his former club, and never intended to re-sign with them. Well, he's doubled down on those commen…
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  • Brandon Moss Powers Indians to 9-5 Win Over Giants

    Brandon Moss Powers Indians to 9-5 Win Over Giants

    nytimes.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Brandon Moss showed off the power that persuaded Cleveland to trade for him, hitting a three-run homer against Ryan Vogelsong that helped the Indians beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night.
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  • Sands shows off home-run power as he fights for roster spot

    Sands shows off home-run power as he fights for roster spot

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Outfielder Jerry Sands showed off some impressive power Tuesday night, launching a tape-measure home run off San Francisco's Ryan Vogelsong to help the Indians claim a 9-5 Cactus League victory over the Giants at Goodyear Ballpark.
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  • NFL's Jennings throws first pitch in visit to Mets

    NFL's Jennings throws first pitch in visit to Mets

    MLB.com Mar 24 (6 days ago)
    Throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Mets camp was supposed to be a fun outing for New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings. But a fleeting moment of stress overtook him when he thought back on the Mets' most erratic first pitch of last summer…
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  • Madison Bumgarner embodies Paul Bunyan, chops down tree

    Madison Bumgarner embodies Paul Bunyan, chops down tree

    yahoo.com Mar 24 (6 days ago)
    If anyone deserved a well-needed rest after the postseason, it was San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. After racking up a ridiculous 52 2/3 innings in October, bringing his yearly total to an astouding 270 innings, no one would have blamed B…
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  • Former Giants beat writer Peters dies at 75

    Former Giants beat writer Peters dies at 75

    ESPN.com MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Nick Peters, a former Spink Award winner who covered the San Francisco Giants for 47 years and loved to mentor young writers, has died. He was 75.
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  • Posey's tip gives Peavy new pitching weapon

    Posey's tip gives Peavy new pitching weapon

    Giants pitcher Jake Peavy used the modest setting of Monday's Royals-Giants exhibition at Scottsdale Stadium as a personal classroom. At catcher Buster Posey's urging, Peavy tried throwing a four-seam changeup for the first time in his life.
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  • With 'tons of confidence,' Belt ready to soar

    With 'tons of confidence,' Belt ready to soar

    MLB.com Mar 23
    Having played four Major League seasons at a relatively early age, Giants first baseman Brandon Belt brings experience and optimism into the 2015 season.
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  • Richards twirls four no-hit innings in Triple-A start

    Richards twirls four no-hit innings in Triple-A start

    MLB.com Mar 23
    Angels right-hander Garrett Richards threw four no-hit innings against the Giants' Triple-A team in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday afternoon in the latest, most positive step in his extensive recovery from left knee surgery.
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  • Finnegan among nine players Royals send to Minors

    Finnegan among nine players Royals send to Minors

    MLB.com Mar 22
    The Royals made a round of nine roster cuts after Sunday's 4-2 victory over a Giants split-squad at Surprise Stadium, and the biggest name was left-hander Brandon Finnegan, who was optioned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
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  • Hosmer, Moustakas, Rios Lead Royals Past Giants 4-2

    Hosmer, Moustakas, Rios Lead Royals Past Giants 4-2

    nytimes.com Mar 22
    Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios each had two hits as the Kansas City Royals defeated a San Francisco Giants split squad 4-2 Sunday.
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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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