Colorado Rockies

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)

San Francisco Giants fall short of a sweep of Colorado

AT&T PARK — Once again, the San Francisco Giants found themselves unable…

 

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…

 

Chris Stratton, seen here on April 20, had his best career game on Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants, Chris Stratton flattened in Colorado

Fans who packed Coors Field on Tuesday night for pre-July 4 fireworks…

 

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 salvage a win behind Derek Holland in series finale at Coors

The San Francisco Giants matched their 2017 win total at Coors Field,…

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)
Brandon Belt, seen here in July of 2017, struck out looking with runners at the corners in his pinch-hitting appearance on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Fortunes turn on called third strike against Rockies

AT&T Park --  For the third time in three nights, the San…

Brandon Belt, seen here in July of 2017, struck out looking with runners at the corners in his pinch-hitting appearance on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) works the mound against the New York Mets at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 17, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Jeff Samardzija gets into seventh, but Giants lose in extras

AT&T Park — The San Francisco Giants went down with a whimper…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) works the mound against the New York Mets at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 17, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giancarlo Stanton doesn't exactly want to come to San Francisco. The Giants just have to hope their biggest rivals don't want him. (Courtesy Corn Farmer/Flickr)

Remember, it’s not your money the Giants would be spending on Giancarlo Stanton

The Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes is ongoing with the San Francisco Giants currently…

Giancarlo Stanton doesn't exactly want to come to San Francisco. The Giants just have to hope their biggest rivals don't want him. (Courtesy Corn Farmer/Flickr)
Hunter Pence, seen here Aug. 21, hit a monster home run on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cueto deals, Pence provides the offense in Giants’ walk-off win

AT&T PARK — After Hunter Pence sent a 444-foot, 109-mph home run…

Hunter Pence, seen here Aug. 21, hit a monster home run on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) high fives San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) after scoring a run against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on September 20, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rockies want to make playoffs, Giants don’t make it easy

AT&T PARK — The National League West is stacked this year, even…

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) high fives San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) after scoring a run against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on September 20, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Much to the Giant's dismay, Joe Panik hasn't hit a homer in the last two games.  (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Giants finally win in Colorado behind another huge night from Panik

It took until their tenth and final try, but the San Francisco…

Much to the Giant's dismay, Joe Panik hasn't hit a homer in the last two games.  (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Ty Blach, seen here earlier this season, was solid as the Giants lost to the Dodgers on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ty Blach overcomes early struggles to help shorthanded Giants sweep Rockies

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants trailed by two runs before Ty…

Ty Blach, seen here earlier this season, was solid as the Giants lost to the Dodgers on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
If Matt Moore never saw this sight again, he'd likely be a happy man. (Courtesy Jacqueline Poggi/Flickr)

Coors Field is no friend to Matt Moore, Giants

Matt Moore is no fan of pitching at Coors Field. Most pitchers…

If Matt Moore never saw this sight again, he'd likely be a happy man. (Courtesy Jacqueline Poggi/Flickr)
Nolan Arenado hammered a home run in the seventh inning of Tuesday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)

Nolan Arenado hammers Giants … again; bullpen falters … again

AT&T PARK — As Nolan Arenado’s 23rd home run soared into the…

Nolan Arenado hammered a home run in the seventh inning of Tuesday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning Monday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Peavy, pen make Giants winningest team in baseball

AT&T PARK — Late on Monday afternoon, Bobby Evans made his way…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning Monday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence, left, is congratulated by Buster Posey after the pair scored on a double hit by Brandon Belt off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chris Rusin in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Pence has 3 of Giants’ 8 doubles in 8-3 win over Rockies

DENVER — The San Francisco Giants were certainly seeing double. Quite a…

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence, left, is congratulated by Buster Posey after the pair scored on a double hit by Brandon Belt off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chris Rusin in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Buster Posey follows the flight of his three-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Carlos Estevez in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Pair of Posey homers fly, Giants best Rockies

DENVER — Buster Posey crouched behind the plate through a parade of…

Buster Posey follows the flight of his three-run home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Carlos Estevez in the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws to the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 8, 2016, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Samardzija keeps rolling but Giants’ bats go silent

AT&T PARK — In the third inning of the Giants’ 2-0 loss…

Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws to the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 8, 2016, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Matt Duffy celebrates after doubling to score Conor Gillaspie for the winning run against the Colorado Rockies during the thirteenth inning on Saturday. The Giants won 2-1. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Giants take two straight from Rockies

Matt Duffy connected on a 13th-inning RBI double to give the Giants…

Matt Duffy celebrates after doubling to score Conor Gillaspie for the winning run against the Colorado Rockies during the thirteenth inning on Saturday. The Giants won 2-1. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Vin Mazzaro’s time with the Giants was short as the organization designated him for assignment on Friday after a disastrous outing on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

The inning heard ’round the league

We’ve all had bad days on the job. Though hopefully never as…

Vin Mazzaro’s time with the Giants was short as the organization designated him for assignment on Friday after a disastrous outing on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Matt Cain struggled again on Thursday. The Giants lost 17-7 to the Colorado Rockies. (Marcio Jose Sanchez)

HELP WANTED: Late-in-the-rotation starters

AT&T PARK — The Colorado Rockies’ 17-7 bludgeoning of the Giants on…

Matt Cain struggled again on Thursday. The Giants lost 17-7 to the Colorado Rockies. (Marcio Jose Sanchez)