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San Francisco Giants’ Mike Yastrzemski (5) jumps onto home plate after hitting the game-winning home run in the 12th inning to beat the New York Mets 3-2 at Oracle Park on July 21, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.

Giants, Yastrzemski walk it off as Conner Menez, Zach Green star in debuts

San Francisco Giants debut two rookies who play major roles in third extra-inning win over Mets

San Francisco Giants’ Mike Yastrzemski (5) jumps onto home plate after hitting the game-winning home run in the 12th inning to beat the New York Mets 3-2 at Oracle Park on July 21, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Derek Holland (45) takes over the mound in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Oracle Park on July 5, 5019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants notebook: No restrictions for Menez in first start

Giants notebook: No restrictions for Menez in first start

San Francisco Giants pitcher Derek Holland (45) takes over the mound in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Oracle Park on July 5, 5019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval (48) drops to avoids a tag by New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) on ground ball hit by Alex Dickerson (8) in the 4th inning but gets caught in a run-down for the out at Oracle Park on July 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.

Giants make noise in ninth, but get battered by Mets

Despite a ninth-inning rally, San Francisco can’t erase a Jeff Samardzija dud

San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval (48) drops to avoids a tag by New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) on ground ball hit by Alex Dickerson (8) in the 4th inning but gets caught in a run-down for the out at Oracle Park on July 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Drew Pomeranz (37) gives up two home runs for three earned runs to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning at Oracle Park on July 5, 2019 in San Francisco, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Conner Menez will start for Giants on Sunday

San Francisco calls up top pitching prospect, will send Drew Pomeranz to bullpen

San Francisco Giants pitcher Drew Pomeranz (37) gives up two home runs for three earned runs to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning at Oracle Park on July 5, 2019 in San Francisco, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Giants mob infielder Pablo Sandoval after a walk-off pop-up against the New York Mets at Oracle Park on July 19, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants walk off Mets for second night in a row

San Francisco beats the Mets in extra innings thanks to a dropped Pablo Sandoval popup

The San Francisco Giants mob infielder Pablo Sandoval after a walk-off pop-up against the New York Mets at Oracle Park on July 19, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) pitches against the New York Mets during the 1st inning at Oracle Park on July 18, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.

Giants notebook: Bochy stands behind Bumgarner’s comments

Madison Bumgarner’s dedication to the Giants cause tickles longtime manager

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) pitches against the New York Mets during the 1st inning at Oracle Park on July 18, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.
Oakland A’s teammates congratulate Jurickson Profar (23) after scoring on a double from teammate Mark Canha (20) in the 2nd inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on March 26, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s streak broken against first-place Twins

Oakland can’t extend post-break winning streak as Twins get to A’s bullpen

Oakland A’s teammates congratulate Jurickson Profar (23) after scoring on a double from teammate Mark Canha (20) in the 2nd inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on March 26, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics’ Matt Chapman swings at a pitch during the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby, July 8, 2019, at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

Matt Chapman day-to-day after exiting Wednesday’s game

Oakland A’s All-Star third baseman Matt Chapman removed from win over Mariners in third inning

Oakland Athletics’ Matt Chapman swings at a pitch during the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby, July 8, 2019, at Progressive Field in Cleveland.
Oakland Athletics second baseman Jurickson Profar (23) is all smiles in the dugout after scoring a run from a grand slam by short stop Marcus Semien (10) in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, California. Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.

A’s back up Homer with six of their own

Oakland Athletics hit six home runs — including two by Profar and two by Canha — in 10-2 win

Oakland Athletics second baseman Jurickson Profar (23) is all smiles in the dugout after scoring a run from a grand slam by short stop Marcus Semien (10) in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, California. Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner.
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis is congratulated after hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at the Oakland Coliseum on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis moved down for change of scenery

A’s move slugging Khris Davis down in the lineup in light of recent struggles

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis is congratulated after hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at the Oakland Coliseum on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman (26) slides into second base for a double during the sixth inning of the game against the Los Angles Angels at the Coliseum on March 29, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chapman drives in five as A’s get to Mariners’ Gonzales

After three losses against Seattle’s Marco Gonzales, Oakland busts out thanks to big day from Chapman

Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman (26) slides into second base for a double during the sixth inning of the game against the Los Angles Angels at the Coliseum on March 29, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers addresses the media at the Rakuten Center in downtown Oakland on July 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Myers expresses concern for former center Ognjen Kuzmic

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers speaks about former center now in a coma

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers addresses the media at the Rakuten Center in downtown Oakland on July 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Giants take Brewers series behind strong start from Beede

Giants take Brewers series behind strong start from Beede

Tyler Beede fans seven and walks none as San Francisco rips Milwaukee bullpen

Giants take Brewers series behind strong start from Beede
San Francisco Giants pitcher Sam Dyson (49) pitches against the San Diego Padres pitcher Brad Wieck (57) during the eighth inning at Oracle Park on April 8, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rare Dyson implosion, Crawford and Panik errors set up Giants loss

Giants fall victim to Brewers walk-off as Dyson implodes and defense plays uneven

San Francisco Giants pitcher Sam Dyson (49) pitches against the San Diego Padres pitcher Brad Wieck (57) during the eighth inning at Oracle Park on April 8, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) hits a foul ball during the first inning at Oracle Park against the Colorado Rockies on June 24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Posey’s slam lifts Giants over Brewers

Will Smith blows save, settles for win as Giants slug five homers

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) hits a foul ball during the first inning at Oracle Park against the Colorado Rockies on June 24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
League founder and director Jon Greenberg sits on the bench during a San Francisco Pro-Am game at Kezar Pavilion. (Courtesy / Jon Greenberg)

Jon Greenberg’s SF Pro Am thriving in 41st year

Founding long-running summer league was a labor of love for Jon Greenberg

League founder and director Jon Greenberg sits on the bench during a San Francisco Pro-Am game at Kezar Pavilion. (Courtesy / Jon Greenberg)
Semien slam seals A’s series win

Semien slam seals A’s series win

Marcus Semien goes yard twice as Oakland clinches series

Semien slam seals A’s series win
FILE: Oakland Athletics’ Chad Pinder follows through on a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A’s Chad Pinder available after twisting ankle

Oakland catcher Nick Hundley on his way back in pregame notebook

FILE: Oakland Athletics’ Chad Pinder follows through on a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin watches the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Melvin pushes right buttons in A’s comeback win

Chris Herrmann slugs a mometum-shifting homer as Oakland opens with a win over Twins

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin watches the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
FILE: Stephen Piscotty readies to swing against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at the Oakland Coliseum on March 31, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Good news for Piscotty, but A’s still call up Barreto

Oakland gets good news about right fielder’s knee, but still call up reinforcements

FILE: Stephen Piscotty readies to swing against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at the Oakland Coliseum on March 31, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)