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Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Without Rodriguez, San Francisco Giants fall in extra innings to Cincinnati Reds

After 11 innings of relative silence on offense, one swing sent the…

 

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: Daring move puts Giants on top against Reds

AT&T Park — Moments after Kelby Tomlinson spun to his knees, punctuating…

 

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) seen here on April 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants log back-to-back wins for second time this season

AT&T PARK — After playing 17 innings on Friday night, the San…

 

San Francisco Giants center fielder Denard Span (2) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on May 11, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Denard Span returns from DL to hit HR, double

The Giants got two crucial hitters back on Thursday. Shortstop Brandon Crawford…

San Francisco Giants center fielder Denard Span (2) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on May 11, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ty Blach (50) talks with San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley (5) at the mound against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on May 11, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ty Blach redeems himself against Reds — but Giants lose due to lack of hitting, bullpen

AT&T PARK — A week ago in Cincinnati, San Francisco Giants pitcher…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ty Blach (50) talks with San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley (5) at the mound against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on May 11, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Adam Duvall has blossomed into a reliable power hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. (Courtesy Eli Christman/Flickr)

Adam Duvall’s rise comes totally out of left field

Revisionist history hijacking discussion about Reds slugger It’s the first inning of…

Adam Duvall has blossomed into a reliable power hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. (Courtesy Eli Christman/Flickr)
Hits were hard to come by for the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey, seen here on April 24, against the Cincinnati Reds. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Can’t blame the park: Giants struggle again at hitter-friendly venue

Hitter-friendly parks have been anything but for the San Francisco Giants this…

Hits were hard to come by for the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey, seen here on April 24, against the Cincinnati Reds. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ty Blach, seen here April 25, struggled on Saturday. (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rough weekend continues as Reds bash Giants

In the wake of his club’s 14-2 thrashing at the hands of…

Ty Blach, seen here April 25, struggled on Saturday. (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants' Jake Peavy follows through on a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Monday, July 25, 2016. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Bruce does in Peavy, Giants

AT&T Park — Jake Peavy only gave up four hits on Monday…

Giants' Jake Peavy follows through on a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Monday, July 25, 2016. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Jake Peavy surrendered seven runs on eight hits over six innings and the Giants lost to the Reds on Wednesday. (Gary Landers/AP)

Peavy struggles again, Giants lose to Reds

CINCINNATI — When Jake Peavy can’t beat the Cincinnati Reds, he’s struggling.…

Jake Peavy surrendered seven runs on eight hits over six innings and the Giants lost to the Reds on Wednesday. (Gary Landers/AP)
Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the game Tuesday. (Gary Landers/AP)

Giants rally for 3-1 win against Reds’ record-bad bullpen

CINCINNATI — Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in…

Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the game Tuesday. (Gary Landers/AP)
Johnny Cueto struggled early, but managed to still give the Giants five innings before having to turn to the bullpen. (John Minchillo/AP)

Giants survive Cueto’s worst start, beat Reds

CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto enjoyed the hugs and the applause. He didn’t…

Johnny Cueto struggled early, but managed to still give the Giants five innings before having to turn to the bullpen. (John Minchillo/AP)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy, right, is congratulated by third base coach Roberto Kelly (39) after hitting a home run off Cincinnati Reds' Collin Balester during the fourth inning Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Peavy hits 1st HR in 9 years, pitches Giants past Reds 5-3

Giants pitcher Jake Peavy homered through the low-hovering mist for his first…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy, right, is congratulated by third base coach Roberto Kelly (39) after hitting a home run off Cincinnati Reds' Collin Balester during the fourth inning Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd breaks his bat as he hits a foul ball during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Byrd joins depleted Giants to play left field

PITTSBURGH - Marlon Byrd is expected to be the Giants' left fielder…

Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd breaks his bat as he hits a foul ball during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Royals get Cueto in trade with Reds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in…

The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Gary Landers/APGiants' right fielder Hunter Pence (8) scores on a hit by Brandon Crawford off Cincinnati Reds' starting pitcher Mike Leake (44)

Crawford hits grand slam, Giants pound Reds 11-2

CINCINNATI — The Giants enjoyed watching Hunter Pence run around the bases.…

Gary Landers/APGiants' right fielder Hunter Pence (8) scores on a hit by Brandon Crawford off Cincinnati Reds' starting pitcher Mike Leake (44)
John Minchillo/APGiants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum

Lincecum struggles, Byrd leads Reds over Giants

CINCINNATI — Tim Lincecum was slipping around on the mound — even…

John Minchillo/APGiants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum

Graveman turns in solid start for A's

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Josh Satin bolstered his case for a spot on…

Ross D. Franklin/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell is unable to catch a short fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd during the third inning of a spring training baseball game Monday

Boesch hits 1 of Reds' 5 homers in win over Giants

GOODYEAR — Brennan Boesch hit his third home run of the spring,…

Ross D. Franklin/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell is unable to catch a short fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Marlon Byrd during the third inning of a spring training baseball game Monday
Tony Avelar/APThe Giants' Hunter Pence gives the safe signal after sliding in safely to home and scoring in the seventh inning against the Padres on Thursday.

Giants clinch playoff spot, then beat Padres

The playoff-bound San Francisco Giants blew a six-run lead, and then rallied…

Tony Avelar/APThe Giants' Hunter Pence gives the safe signal after sliding in safely to home and scoring in the seventh inning against the Padres on Thursday.