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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants stultifying offense makes a winner out of Zack Godley and Arizona

AT&T PARK -- Madison Bumgarner said after his seven shutout innings on…

 

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford rounds third after his walk-off home run on June 27, 2018 at AT&T Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: S.F. rolls past Arizona, secures fourth straight series win

Everything seemed to click on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants.…

 

Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner returns, but gets no run support in loss

AT&T Park — Minutes before Madison Bumgarner delivered his first pitch of…

 

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) watches pitches from the on deck circle during a MLB game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Back-to-back homers by Andrew McCutchen, Brandon Crawford spark seven-run fourth in Giants win

AT&T PARK -- Coming into Monday, despite a team .262 batting average…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) watches pitches from the on deck circle during a MLB game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics: Frankie Montas throws five no-hit innings in A’s starting debut

OAKLAND -- Frankie Montas has 101 minor league starts on his resumé,…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Giants rotation shines again in loss to Diamondbacks

AT&T PARK — Heading into the season, the San Francisco Giants’ beleaguered…

Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Fan favorite Ryan Vogelsong was back at AT&T Park on Sunday.(Courtesy Dinur/Flickr)

Giants avoid the sweep on Vogelsong’s big day

AT&T PARK — At 10:48 a.m., Ryan Vogelsong, flanked by a crew…

Fan favorite Ryan Vogelsong was back at AT&T Park on Sunday.(Courtesy Dinur/Flickr)
San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) hits a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants win again as Parker delivers another big day

AT&T PARK — After spending three-and-a-half months on the disabled list, Jarrett Parker…

San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) hits a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jake Lamb stands on third as Jeff Samardzija attempts to work his way out of a jam during Tuesday's San Francisco Giants game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jake Lamb stands on third as Jeff Samardzija attempts to work his way out of a jam during Tuesday's San Francisco Giants game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey’s replacement Nick Hundley reacts after striking out against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants take careful approach with Buster Posey’s head injury

AT&T PARK — The unofficial word of the day for the San…

Buster Posey’s replacement Nick Hundley reacts after striking out against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey is tended to by Bruce Bochy, left, and trainer Dave Groeschner, right, after being hit by a pitch in the bottom of the first inning on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Buster Posey injury-scare mars Giants’ home-opening win

AT&T PARK — On an afternoon when Matt Moore spun eight innings…

Buster Posey is tended to by Bruce Bochy, left, and trainer Dave Groeschner, right, after being hit by a pitch in the bottom of the first inning on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jarrett Parker is still seeking his first hit of 2017. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy views disappointing trip as test for young Giants (VIDEO)

AT&T PARK — After a trying opening trip which featured eight blown leads…

Jarrett Parker is still seeking his first hit of 2017. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Brandon Crawford taking batting practice at Chase Field in Phoenix. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Brandon Crawford hits huge homer, sparking definitive inning in game against D’Backs

The crowd at Chase Field was just starting to make some noise…

Brandon Crawford taking batting practice at Chase Field in Phoenix. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner finishes his second home-run trot of Sunday afternoon against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner shines on opening day despite Giants’ loss

PHOENIX — Madison Bumgarner started the season perfect through the first 5.1…

Madison Bumgarner finishes his second home-run trot of Sunday afternoon against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto kept the Giants in the playoff race on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto, Zack Greinke meet again

In an alternate baseball universe — not that far from our own…

Johnny Cueto kept the Giants in the playoff race on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning Sunday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Bumgarner one-hits D-Backs to close first half

AT&T PARK — Madison Bumgarner had to admit that he thought he…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning Sunday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
Jake Peavy, left, celebrates a two-run home by teammate Grant Green (38) against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of Saturday's game at AT&T Park. (D. Ross Cameron/AP)

Giants take opening games of weekend set with D-Backs

AT&T PARK — Grant Green connected on a two-run shot, Ruben Tejada supplied…

Jake Peavy, left, celebrates a two-run home by teammate Grant Green (38) against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of Saturday's game at AT&T Park. (D. Ross Cameron/AP)
San Francisco Giants' Ramiro Pena, right, gets a fist bump from third base coach Roberto Kelly (39) after Pena's run-scoring double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 11th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Phoenix. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Pena knocks in winner for Giants

PHOENIX — With another series win against a division rival, the San…

San Francisco Giants' Ramiro Pena, right, gets a fist bump from third base coach Roberto Kelly (39) after Pena's run-scoring double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 11th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Phoenix. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, batting coach Hensley Meulens and bench coach Ron Wotus, right, react during the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Optimism escapes Bochy as Giants lose fifth-straight

He’s normally a man of silver linings and orange-and-black optimism. Bruce Bochy…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, batting coach Hensley Meulens and bench coach Ron Wotus, right, react during the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Denard Span is tagged out after striking out in the bottom of the seventh. He stranded Angel Pagan, who had plated the Giants' only run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Putting their ace in a hole

AT&T PARK — Not even Madison Bumgarner could save the Giants from…

Denard Span is tagged out after striking out in the bottom of the seventh. He stranded Angel Pagan, who had plated the Giants' only run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)