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Andrew Suarez, seen here in his April debut, set a career high for innings pitched on Monday. (Courtesy SF Giants/via Twitter)

San Francisco Giants stumble to 10th straight loss for first time since 1996

AT&T PARK -- On Tuesday afternoon, before the San Francisco Giants faced…

 

San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Rodriguez solid, but Braves youngsters steal show as San Francisco Giants drop ninth straight

AT&T PARK — For the 13th time this season, San Francisco Giants…

 

San Francisco Giants’ Alen Hanson, seen here on May 5, started in place of Brandon Crawford for the second straight game on Wednesday. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Giants stay hot, clinch series win

As they’ve done so many times before, the San Francisco Giants have…

 

Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Andrew Suarez gets first win as Giants ride small ball to sweep

The San Francisco Giants closed out their first sweep of the season…

Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A's pitcher Jharel Cotton, pictured June 13 against the Miami Marlins. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

Jharel Cotton scratched from Saturday’s start for A’s, Bay Area native to make debut

While reports from Wednesday’s bullpen session had the A’s optimistic that Jharel…

Oakland A's pitcher Jharel Cotton, pictured June 13 against the Miami Marlins. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) seen here on April 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants avoid matching longest skid in franchise history, beat Braves

Hours before the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves, 6-3, on…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) seen here on April 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Denard Span continued his stellar second-half play on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ bats go quiet in loss to Braves

AT&T PARK — All the injuries are starting to wear on Bruce Bochy.…

Denard Span continued his stellar second-half play on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner, right, celebrates with Gregor Blanco after launching a two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the Giants’ 6-0 win on Thursday. (John Bazemore/AP)

Bumgarner hits HR, wins sixth-straight decision as Giants top Braves

ATLANTA — Madison Bumgarner found the delivery he says he has sought…

Madison Bumgarner, right, celebrates with Gregor Blanco after launching a two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves in the Giants’ 6-0 win on Thursday. (John Bazemore/AP)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) works in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves Monday in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Samardzija lasts only 5 innings as Giants fall to Braves 5-3

ATLANTA — Bruce Bochy didn't like some of the ball and strike…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) works in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves Monday in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees on Saturday in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Fan dies after fall in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into…

Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees on Saturday in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) works in the fourth inning Wednesday. San Francisco won 6-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Bumgarner, Tomlinson lead Giants in victory over Braves

ATLANTA — Madison Bumgarner loves how the San Francisco Giants have returned…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) works in the fourth inning Wednesday. San Francisco won 6-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Matt Cain and the bullpen struggled in a loss against the Braves in Atlanta on Monday.  (AP Photo/John Amis)

‘Tough loss’ for Giants, Cain

ATLANTA — Brandon Crawford felt confident that the San Francisco Giants were…

Matt Cain and the bullpen struggled in a loss against the Braves in Atlanta on Monday.  (AP Photo/John Amis)
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, tours the gallery at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Smoltz was recently elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. (Heather Ainsworth/AP)

Smoltz is first HOFer to undergo Tommy John surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on…

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, tours the gallery at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Smoltz was recently elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. (Heather Ainsworth/AP)
Giants' Joe Panik, left, and Matt Duffy celebrate after scoring against the San Diego Padres in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Thursday. Both scored on a double by Buster Posey. (Ben Margot/AP Photo)

Giants back on track as rotation shakeup looms

One hallmark of the Giants under the watch of manager Bruce Bochy…

Giants' Joe Panik, left, and Matt Duffy celebrate after scoring against the San Diego Padres in the eighth inning of a baseball game on Thursday. Both scored on a double by Buster Posey. (Ben Margot/AP Photo)
Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday

Closer role looms as Giant problem

The Giants' Santiago Casilla is the owner of a shiny 2.82 earned…

Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday
Tony AvelarBrandon Belt

Giants look to future after May to remember

You don't have to check the standings to know that the Giants,…

Tony AvelarBrandon Belt
AP Photo/Eric RisbergGiants' Brandon Belt

Mariotti: Oh, Giants playing best ball in majors

You'll hear and read much in coming days about The Drive, The…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergGiants' Brandon Belt
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants pound Braves 10-4 to win series

Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the Giants…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants run into Minor problem against Braves

Mike Minor pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Evan Gattis…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball’s Hall…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.