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Johnny Cueto will open up the second half on Friday night in San Diego. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Slater set to miss 8-10 weeks, Cueto to start 2nd half opener

AT&T PARK — Rookie left-fielder Austin Slater, one of the rare bright…

Johnny Cueto will open up the second half on Friday night in San Diego. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jae-gyun Hwang gets turned around on a swing-and-miss in the San Francisco Giants' loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants strike out in series finale against Detroit

DETROIT — Chris Stratton was called up from Triple A Sacramento on…

Jae-gyun Hwang gets turned around on a swing-and-miss in the San Francisco Giants' loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Gorkys Hernandez, pictured here in July of 2017, hit his sixth home run of the season against the Colorado Rockies on Monday after hitting none last season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants win road trip for first time in more than a year

DETROIT — The San Francisco Giants have been one of the worst…

Gorkys Hernandez, pictured here in July of 2017, hit his sixth home run of the season against the Colorado Rockies on Monday after hitting none last season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants injury updates: Madison Bumgarner should be back after All-Star Break

DETROIT — The San Francisco Giants are optimistic they’ll have their ace…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants aim to save Buster Posey’s knees before All Star Break

DETROIT — A couple days after being named the starter at catcher…

Buster Posey.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Matt Cain lost to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Matt Cain, Giants can’t hold on to win streak, lose to Tigers in series opener

DETROIT — If Matt Cain didn’t have bad luck away from AT&T…

Matt Cain lost to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jae-gyun Hwang (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

After long wait, Jae-gyun Hwang punctuates ‘dream’ debut with big home run

AT&T PARK — Some three hours before Jae-gyun Hwang sent a towering…

Jae-gyun Hwang (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants notes: Hwang set to debut, MadBum throws a pen

AT&T Park — With Conor Gillaspie due to return to the 10-day…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore's ERA climbed to 6.04 on Sunday afternoon. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Moore struggles early, often as Giants drop 5th in a row

AT&T Park — Matt Moore couldn't escape the fifth inning and the…

Matt Moore's ERA climbed to 6.04 on Sunday afternoon. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner in June of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bumgarner set to pitch in rookie league game, Núñez on track for Friday return

AT&T Park — Recovering left-hander Madison Bumgarner is set to take the…

Madison Bumgarner in June of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Heliot Ramos rounds third after hitting a home run in the the Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field in July of 2016. (Matthew B. DeLeon/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Meet Heliot Ramos — a future star of the post-Bochy, post-Posey era

AT&T PARK — As MLB commissioner Rob Manfred called Heliot Ramos' name…

Heliot Ramos rounds third after hitting a home run in the the Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field in July of 2016. (Matthew B. DeLeon/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jnesday afternoon. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Early homers sink Cueto, Giants

AT&T PARK — Johnny Cueto surrendered a trio of home runs in…

Jnesday afternoon. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Ty Blach walks back to the mound after Eduardo Nunez fails to make an out on a sacrifice bunt by the pitcher. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Ty Blach’s bid for a quality night against the Royals derailed in the sixth

AT&T PARK — Ty Blach was well on his way to a…

Ty Blach walks back to the mound after Eduardo Nunez fails to make an out on a sacrifice bunt by the pitcher. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Posey and Slater lead Giants past Twins to avoid sweep

AT&T PARK — After the San Francisco Giants had managed just a pair…

Buster Posey.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis, left, takes the throw as the San Francisco Giants' Eduardo Nunez is forced out at second base in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Friday, June 2, 2017. The Giants won, 10-0. (Charles Fox/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Five-run seventh sinks Giants as Johnny Cueto continues to battle blisters

PHILADELPHIA – The blisters on Johnny Cueto’s right hand have been nagging…

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis, left, takes the throw as the San Francisco Giants' Eduardo Nunez is forced out at second base in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Friday, June 2, 2017. The Giants won, 10-0. (Charles Fox/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
Fans watch the San Francisco Giants take on the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 14, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

GIANTS NOTES: Madison Bumgarner throws again, Hunter Pence begins rehab

AT&T PARK — Madison Bumgarner threw again on the outfield grass on Wednesday…

Fans watch the San Francisco Giants take on the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 14, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jeff Samardzija. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Jeff Samardzija labors to little effect, Giants drop another to Nats

AT&T PARK — Jeff Samardzija knocked out the San Francisco Giants’ backup…

Jeff Samardzija. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Eduardo Núñez is out of Monday's lineup. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Núñez under concussion evaluation, Calixte on standby

AT&T PARK — With Eduardo Núñez set to be evaluated by team…

Eduardo Núñez is out of Monday's lineup. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner's return to the San Francisco Giants remains open ended. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bochy on Bumgarner: ‘I think he sees light at the end of the tunnel’

AT&T PARK — Before the San Francisco Giants hosted the Atlanta Braves…

Madison Bumgarner's return to the San Francisco Giants remains open ended. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Clayton Kershaw was his typically dominant self on Wednesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Clayton Kershaw halts Giants’ winning streak

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants entered Wednesday’s day game on a…

Clayton Kershaw was his typically dominant self on Wednesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)