Hunter Pence doubled twice and drove in four runs, Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning for his first victory of the season and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a series sweep.
Leadoff hitter Andres Torres had three hits for San Francisco while Marco Scutaro had two hits and scored twice. The Giants extended their season-high winning streak to six games and defeated Dodgers rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu for the second time this year. Read More
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig went 4 for 4 with a two-run homer and a triple for the Dodgers in a 7-1 victory over the A’s on Tuesday.
Puig, a 22-year-old Cuban, is hitting .500, a startling 23 for 46. The Dodgers see what everybody else sees. He’s star in the making. Read More
After a controversial demonstration in City Hall yesterday didn’t convince the San Francisco Symphony’s management to change their tune on musicians' compensation, it looks like it’s time to face the music. Read More
San Francisco General Hospital is seeking a $1.2 million reimbursement from the Los Angeles Dodgers for extensive brain trauma care provided to Giants fan Bryan Stow, who was brutally beaten by two Dodgers fans following the March 2011 season-opening game between the two teams.
The hospital joins a bevy of other entities seeking millions of dollars from the team and its former owner, Frank McCourt, in U.S. bankruptcy court. Read More
Back at the scene of the worst post-World Series mayhem, there were no buses being destroyed — or any vehicles at all. But they would soon arrive, carrying the heroes of this and prior generations — Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda, Will Clark and Barry Zito.
Yes, Barry Zito.
When the 2012 season began, few would have predicted that Zito would start — let alone win — Game 1 of the World Series. But that he did, and the hordes of Giants fans huddled around the intersection of Third and Market streets Wednesday let him know exactly how they felt as his vehicle crawled by.
The Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from playoff contention, their wild-card hopes dashed Tuesday night with a 4-3 loss to Barry Zito and the Giants.
The defeat left the Dodgers two games behind St. Louis with only one game left in the regular season. Los Angeles had won six in a row to stay in the race for the second NL wild-card spot, but Mark Ellis lined out to center field with a runner on second base to end it. Read More
The most memorable thing about Marco Scutaro’s first game with the Giants on July 28 is the anxiety that filled AT&T Park.
The Los Angeles Dodgers blasted the Giants 10-0 that day to earn a tie for first place in the National League West.
The boys in blue had acquired Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins earlier in the week, and he knocked in three runs after hitting a game-winning home run in extra innings the previous night. Read More
U.K. rag The Sun — OK, not the most reliable source — is reporting that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have reunited, and yes, it feels so good.
Their love is timeless, they can’t live without each other and she has probably run out of his old T-shirts to be seen around town in. Never mind that there are no sources cited in the story, nor has either actor said as much to the press. Read More
A Grass Valley man was arrested for allegedly attacking another man Sunday evening in a restroom at AT&T Park during a Giants game against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
Christopher Torii Smith, 26, was arrested in connection with the attack, which was reported at 6:42 p.m. Sunday, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
Buster Posey homered and Barry Zito worked into the seventh inning as the Giants won the rubber game of the crucial National League West series 4-0 against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on Sunday. Read More