Former A’s catcher Kurt Suzuki’s three-run triple capped a seven-run third inning and the Washington Nationals routed the Giants 14-2 in the opener of a three-game series on Monday at AT&T Park.
The expected pitchers’ duel between the two division leaders never materialized as the Nationals sent 12 batters to the plate in the third and scored seven runs on seven hits. Read More
Marco Scutaro hit a grand slam and drove in a career-best seven runs and Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven shutout innings to lead the visiting Giants to their largest shutout victory in St. Louis, a 15-0 win Wednesday night.
Scutaro’s third career slam came in the ninth inning off Mitchell Boggs and gave the Giants a 15-run lead, surpassing the franchise’s previous largest shutout victory in St. Louis — an 11-0 margin in 1894. Read More
Buster Posey homered and had four RBIs and Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven solid innings as the Giants won for the eighth time in 10 games with a dominating 7-1 victory against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on Monday.
Posey, Melky Cabrera and Ryan Theriot had three hits apiece as the Giants maintained their 1½-game lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. The Dodgers knocked off the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3. Read More
Ryan Vogelsong can accomplish two things today that seemed out of reach a few years ago when he was toiling in Japan: earn his second straight All-Star bid and pick up his eighth victory of the 2012 season for the Giants.
Vogelsong is scheduled to the take the mound for the Giants when they wrap up a four-game series with the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park. It will be San Francisco’s final appearance in The City before the July 9-11 All-Star break. Read More
Melky Cabrera homered and Ryan Vogelsong tossed seven shutout innings as the host Giants blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Tuesday night. The Giants, who shut out the Dodgers 8-0 in the series opener Monday, have won 12 of their last 17 games against Los Angeles at AT&T Park. Read More
The Giants can’t afford to lose when they score five runs, but when your starting pitcher can’t get out of the fourth inning, you’re doomed to lose virtually every time.
“Bad Barry” is back, folks, and his return comes at a most unfortunate time. Read More
The Giants and Chicago Cubs are headed in opposite directions, like two ships passing in the night. Read More
In what is becoming a familiar story for the Giants this season, a few rough innings fueled by mistakes in the field proved fatal as the Giants were swept by the Miami Marlins with a 3-2 loss Thursday at AT&T Park. Read More
Ryan Vogelsong made a strong season debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, but one bad inning left him on the losing end of a 4-1 game.
Vogelsong retired the first three hitters he faced, but all four hits he surrendered came in the second inning — when the Pirates rallied for two runs before he settled down, finishing with seven strikeouts, three walks and one hit batter in 6¹⁄³ innings. Read More
Before tonight’s match against the Arizona Diamondbacks, two San Francisco Giants players are taking the time to teach young players how to hit a homerun when it comes to being financially savvy.Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong and Dave Dravecky, the Giants legend who retired in 1989 after cancer in his pitching arm cut his career short, will engage students from the Junior Giants baseball program in a game of “Financial Baseball” at noon today at AT&T Park. Read More