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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 get contributions from old and young in win over San Diego Padres

With Brandon Belt on the bench with a mysterious knee ailment --…

 

Chris Stratton, pictured Aug. 21, turned in another solid performance in the Giants’ 11-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chris Stratton throws first career complete game, shuts out Rockies as Giants break losing streak

AT&T PARK -- In back-to-back starts against the Colorado Rockies earlier this…

 

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, seen here in 2017. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants call up top prospect Chris Shaw

With the trade of Andrew McCutchen to the New York Yankees finalized…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, seen here in 2017. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Steven Duggar dives safely for second base on a double against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

After Duggar scare in ninth, San Francisco Giants win 1-0 over Arizona Diamondbacks

AT&T PARK -- As Steven Duggar dove back into second base --…

San Francisco Giants' Steven Duggar dives safely for second base on a double against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey did not play in the 2018 All-Star Game due to hip inflammation. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Buster Posey surgery delayed, but successful; Who do the Giants call up in September?

AT&T PARK -- As of 4:30 p.m., San Francisco Giants All-Star catcher…

Buster Posey did not play in the 2018 All-Star Game due to hip inflammation. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Casey Kelly gives as good as he gets, but the Giants righty can’t overcome errors against Mets

With all the reported rumors surrounding the San Francisco Giants -- with…

San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner wins battle of aces against New York Mets righty Jacob deGrom

Madison Bumgarner has put up some of his best outings at Citi…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)

Giants vs. Dodgers pregame: Austin Slater has been one of the few Giants to have success against left-handers

LOS ANGELES -- The last time Austin Slater faced Los Angeles Dodgers…

San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)
Third baseman Evan Longoria in April of 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Evan Longoria home run sends San Francisco Giants to win over Arizona Diamondbacks

Before going down with a broken finger thanks to an inside pitch…

Third baseman Evan Longoria in April of 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton in August of 2017.  (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants win streak halted by Arizona Diamondbacks

Chris Stratton gave up five first-inning runs as the San Francisco Giants…

Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton in August of 2017.  (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Despite injury attrition, San Francisco Giants beat Arizona Diamondbacks for fourth straight win

With news of critical injuries to Johnny Cueto (Tommy John surgery) and…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: Brandon Belt returns to the lineup for the San Francisco Giants

OAKLAND — About 24 hours after San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Reyes Moronta delivers to home against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: San Francisco Giants will hold back Reyes Moronta, Sam Dyson

OAKLAND — With Madison Bumgarner starting on Saturday, San Francisco Giants manager…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Reyes Moronta delivers to home against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Johnny Cueto, Steven Duggar, lefties and the Ballot Brothers

The #BallotBrothers are back for the #SFGiants pic.twitter.com/l33zE5gzjl — Ryan Gorcey (@RyanGorcey)…

Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Pablo Sandoval, seen here on Aug. 20, 2017, has once again become the everyday third baseman for the Giants with the injury to Evan Longoria. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants remain committed to Pablo Sandoval despite slump

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants lost a key asset when…

Pablo Sandoval, seen here on Aug. 20, 2017, has once again become the everyday third baseman for the Giants with the injury to Evan Longoria. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt, center, and Nick Hundley, right, are congratulated in the dugout after Hundley hit a two-run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. The Giants won, 4-1. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt, center, and Nick Hundley, right, are congratulated in the dugout after Hundley hit a two-run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. The Giants won, 4-1. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)

San Francisco Giants prospect Austin Slater hopes a small change makes a big impact

At first glance, San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater profiles as an…

San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)

Austin Slater, Andrew Suarez lift San Francisco Giants to win, Will Smith gets the save

Opening a pivotal six-game road trip in two offense-friendly parks, the San…

San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater takes batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 28, 2018. (Megan Brown / San Francisco Giants)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Jeff Samardzija will make another rehab start

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants wanted to be more cautious…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)