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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants crush Graveman, secure Bay Bridge split

AT&T Park — Kendall Graveman's first start in 76 games lasted all…

 

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)

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

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

 

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)
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)
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)
Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Mark Melancon set to rejoin Giants on Friday

AT&T PARK — After throwing a bullpen on Monday, Mark Melancon is on…

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Eduardo Nunez is returning to the San Francisco Giants on a one-year deal. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants sign all players eligible for arbitration

It takes a personality like A.J. Pierzynski to force the San Francisco…

Eduardo Nunez is returning to the San Francisco Giants on a one-year deal. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) connects with a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during Game 3 of the NLDS at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

So much happened in Game 3, all that matters: Giants stay alive

Yes, it’s an Even Year. What else needs to be said? Except…

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) connects with a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during Game 3 of the NLDS at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Conor Gillaspie celebrates at home plate after a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning against New York Mets during the National League Wild Card Game on Wednesday. The Giants won, 3-0. (Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday/TNS)

Madison Bumgarner goes distance, Conor Gillaspie goes yard, Giants go to NLDS

Travis Ishikawa, Cody Ross, Mike Morse and Marco Scutaro meet Conor Gillaspie…

Conor Gillaspie celebrates at home plate after a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning against New York Mets during the National League Wild Card Game on Wednesday. The Giants won, 3-0. (Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday/TNS)
San Francisco Giants fans react to a strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

It must be an Even Year: Giants headed back to postseason

AT&T PARK — Down the hallway from the clubhouse, where his players were busy…

San Francisco Giants fans react to a strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 31, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Moore leads Giants past D’Backs

AT&T PARK — Matt Moore was standing in the dugout when he…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 31, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Angel Pagan misses a fly ball hit by the Cincinnati Reds’ Eugenio Suarez in the fifth inning Wednesday’s game. Pagan was charged with what turned out to be a costly error on the play. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Giants can’t back up Bum

AT&T PARK — As Jay Bruce’s 25th home run bounced off the…

Angel Pagan misses a fly ball hit by the Cincinnati Reds’ Eugenio Suarez in the fifth inning Wednesday’s game. Pagan was charged with what turned out to be a costly error on the play. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Conor Gillaspie drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth by serving a single to right field. (George Nikitin/AP)

Bochy’s 800th win like so many before them

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants have been in 28 contests…

Conor Gillaspie drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth by serving a single to right field. (George Nikitin/AP)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Conor Gillaspie bats against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Atlanta. (John Bazemore/AP)

Injuries grant Gillaspie second go around with Giants

Conor Gillaspie doesn’t feel like talking. While it’s hardly unusual for a…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Conor Gillaspie bats against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Atlanta. (John Bazemore/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)
Hunter Pence, right, celebrates with Miguel Olivo and manager Bruce Bochy after hitting a home run against the Oakland A’s in the fourth inning of the Giants’ 6-4 loss on Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Hunter Pence homers in Giants’ loss to A’s

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hunter Pence hit a home run and Jeff Samardzija…

Hunter Pence, right, celebrates with Miguel Olivo and manager Bruce Bochy after hitting a home run against the Oakland A’s in the fourth inning of the Giants’ 6-4 loss on Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Wednesday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Jeff Samardzija makes Giants debut in first spring training game

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija pitched two innings in his first game…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Wednesday. (Chris Carlson/AP)