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Evan Longoria is coming to San Francisco after the Giants completed a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Giants add proven third baseman Evan Longoria in exchange for Denard Span, others

The San Francisco Giants made their move on Wednesday, and found the…

 

Matt Moore couldn't escape the fifth on Wednesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Moore gets rocked as Giants fall to Dodgers

AT&T PARK — In recent weeks, Matt Moore's disastrously bad 2017 has…

 

Denard Span blasted a homer into McCovey Cove on Monday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants win twice-delayed marathon as Dodgers drop 11th in a row

AT&T PARK — Chris Stratton faced a lone batter on Monday night…

 

Phillies' Rhys Hoskins, seen here August 13, had a big game against the Giants on Saturday. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Central Valley natives carry Phillies past Giants

Fans at AT&T Park may have received 2-for-1 flight vouchers on Saturday…

Phillies' Rhys Hoskins, seen here August 13, had a big game against the Giants on Saturday. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
Giants fans cheer at AT&T Park on Wednesday, when the team beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants return to the blueprint, beat Indians again

AT&T PARK — Solid defense, timely hitting and reliable pitching. It’s been…

Giants fans cheer at AT&T Park on Wednesday, when the team beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, was ordered to clean up graffiti after facing criminal charges for posting a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman she took in a Los Angeles gym locker room. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Playboy model gets probation for body-shaming scandal

It’s too bad that Playboy model Dani Mathers won’t be going to…

Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, was ordered to clean up graffiti after facing criminal charges for posting a photo of a nude 70-year-old woman she took in a Los Angeles gym locker room. (Courtesy Twitter)
Michael Morse is back on the roster at AT&T Park. (Courtesy Lisa Suender/Flickr)

Michael Morse returns, hopes to ‘get that Giant feeling back’

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants summoned Michael Morse from Triple-A before…

Michael Morse is back on the roster at AT&T Park. (Courtesy Lisa Suender/Flickr)
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)
The Giants weren't able to provide their fans with the customary jubilation this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The 2016 Giants: When torture goes too far

A decisive Game 5 at Wrigley Field was within reach for the…

The Giants weren't able to provide their fans with the customary jubilation this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) rounds second base on a walk off double to bring in shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) in the 13th inning against the Chicago Cubs during Game 3 of the NLDS at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Monday. The San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘It is a part of our DNA’: Giants win 10th-straight elimination game

AT&T PARK — Five-hours-and-five minutes after the first pitch on Monday evening,…

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) rounds second base on a walk off double to bring in shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) in the 13th inning against the Chicago Cubs during Game 3 of the NLDS at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Monday. The San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Gregor Blanco should return to the Giants' roster soon. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Gregor Blanco closing in on return

AT&T PARK — During his pregame press conference, Bruce Bochy hinted that Gregor Blanco…

Gregor Blanco should return to the Giants' roster soon. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Giants outfielder Denard Span was ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks due to a stiff neck. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Span out for Giants, Bochy yet to name Friday’s starter

AT&T PARK — August has been Denard Span's best month since joining…

Giants outfielder Denard Span was ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks due to a stiff neck. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Denard Span continued his stellar second-half play on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ bats go quiet in loss to Braves

AT&T PARK — All the injuries are starting to wear on Bruce Bochy.…

Denard Span continued his stellar second-half play on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants starter Matt Moore, seen here on Aug 4., was one out short of a no-hitter on Thursday against the Dodgers. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)

Matt Moore flirts with no-no, beats LA

The San Francisco Giants entered Thursday’s series finale with the Los Angeles…

Giants starter Matt Moore, seen here on Aug 4., was one out short of a no-hitter on Thursday against the Dodgers. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)
Joe Panik, seen here on Friday, emerged from his post-concussion slump on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hitters back up Bumgarner with timely hitting

AT&T PARK — After the San Francisco Giants managed only five hits in…

Joe Panik, seen here on Friday, emerged from his post-concussion slump on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Denard Span's home run in extra innings was the difference maker. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Span, Moore salvage series from brink of sweep

PHILADELPHIA — Only two National League teams have swept the Giants this…

Denard Span's home run in extra innings was the difference maker. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jake Peavy celebrates with teammates after scoring on a triple by Denard Span during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Braves. (John Bazemore/AP)

Jake Peavy impresses in 35th birthday start

ATLANTA — Jake Peavy made sure his 35th birthday was a success.…

Jake Peavy celebrates with teammates after scoring on a triple by Denard Span during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Braves. (John Bazemore/AP)
Denard Span looked to be picked off in the first inning, but replay review reversed the call and he was able to score later in the inning. The officials in New York’s decision represented another win for the Giants, who were able to complete a three-game sweep against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Replay officials play role in Giants’ sweep of Padres

AT&T PARK — In what has fast become the year of the…

Denard Span looked to be picked off in the first inning, but replay review reversed the call and he was able to score later in the inning. The officials in New York’s decision represented another win for the Giants, who were able to complete a three-game sweep against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
After a spring training filled with health concerns, Denard Span had no trouble finding a groove offensively on Opening Day on Monday. He hit a three-run home run and went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in. (Tom Lynn/AP)

Giants stake early claim to ‘best offense in baseball’

MILWAUKEE — OK, Sluggo, how’s this for openers ... Twelve runs, 15…

After a spring training filled with health concerns, Denard Span had no trouble finding a groove offensively on Opening Day on Monday. He hit a three-run home run and went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in. (Tom Lynn/AP)
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is the team’s Opening Day starter. He’ll face off against the Milwaukee Brewers, who are starting Wily Peralta. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Healthy Giants ready to embrace role of contenders on Opening Day

MILWAUKEE — Madison Bumgarner has a marquee pitching matchup coming up this…

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is the team’s Opening Day starter. He’ll face off against the Milwaukee Brewers, who are starting Wily Peralta. (Jeff Chiu/AP)