Brandon Belt hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, helping the Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Belt also had a solo homer in the second inning against Ian Kennedy. The first baseman broke a 4-all tie in the eighth after Brad Ziegler (1-1) gave up a leadoff double to Nick Noonan and walked two. Read More
San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt is determined to force his way back into the lineup.
A few more hits like his game-winning single Monday night certainly could help press that issue.
Belt singled to left-center with one out in the ninth, Buster Posey tied it with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the Giants rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 for their seventh straight home victory. Read More
Trevor Cahill carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning en route to his 50th career victory as the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Giants 6-2 on Wednesday, racking up their second straight win and winning the best-of-three series after dropping the opener.Chris Johnson had two hits, including a two-run double to cap the Diamondbacks’ four-run seventh inning and make it 6-0. He also tripled and scored in the fourth. Read More
Paul Goldschmidt homered and Ian Kennedy won for the first time since April 22 as the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks avoided a three-game sweep at the hands of the Giants with a 4-1 victory Wednesday.
Kennedy (4-5) won his fifth straight start against the Giants while allowing one run over 7²⁄³ innings on a career-high 122 pitches. David Hernandez worked around a leadoff single in the ninth for his first save. Read More
Buster Posey’s sacrifice fly scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Giants won their fourth straight against Arizona and third overall with a 3-1 victory on Tuesday at AT&T Park.
Melky Cabrera continued his historic month with three hits and Ryan Vogelsong tossed seven strong innings for the Giants, who have won 12 of their last 18 games to pull within 5½ games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. Read More
Melky Cabrera finished the road trip just like his Giants, at .500.
The left fielder tied a career high with four hits while continuing his season-long assault on Arizona pitching, and the Giants broke even on their six-game trip while getting a season-high 14 hits Sunday in a 7-3 victory over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Read More
PHOENIX — Matt Cain can only hope all future six-run leads will provide nearly as much security as his new monster contract.
On Sunday, though, it seemed he and the Giants invested their money with Bernie Madoff.
Cain, staked to a 6-0 lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks, came unglued, and so did his teammates in a 7-6 loss.So the Giants start the season 0-3, the Diamondbacks 3-0. Read More
It was here in the Big Apple 60 years ago that Chuck Dressen, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, declared in a statement that some English teachers defended on the grounds a team is a collective noun, “The Giants is dead.”
The New York Giants weren’t — coming back from a 13½-game August deficit to force a playoff with the Dodgers, which resulted in the “Shot Heard ’Round the World,” by Bobby Thomson.
The San Francisco Giants are.
Not that anyone back here cares. Read More
The Giants have taken their tortuous season to a level that only the best Hollywood screenwriters could describe.
The sputtering, suddenly comeback-free, post-Carlos Beltran Giants take the field this afternoon against the Astros in Houston in clear danger of losing contact with the Arizona Diamondbacks, which would classify as a genuine disaster. Read More