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This rendering shows the Mission Rock Square in the Giants' development proposal for a site just south of AT&T Park. (Courtesy Steelblue/Perkins + Will, San Francisco Giants)

Giants avoid competing ballot measures over development by boosting below-market-rate housing

After more than 20 hours of negotiations with city officials in the…

This rendering shows the Mission Rock Square in the Giants' development proposal for a site just south of AT&T Park. (Courtesy Steelblue/Perkins + Will, San Francisco Giants)
Morry Gash/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Joe Panik (12) is congratulated by Nori Aoki (23) after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers

Vogelsong, Giants complete sweep with 3-1 win over Brewers

Ryan Vogelsong allowed one run in six innings to win his third…

Morry Gash/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Joe Panik (12) is congratulated by Nori Aoki (23) after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers
Pat Sullivan/APIn Giants rookie pitcher Chris Heston's first career complete game

Heston throws 2-hitter, Giants beat Astros

HOUSTON — Chris Heston's first career complete game was a two-hitter and…

Pat Sullivan/APIn Giants rookie pitcher Chris Heston's first career complete game

Will the Giants rush to a new Wall on the Waterfront?

In June, on the heels of voters’ rejection of luxury waterfront condos…

Ross D. FranklinSan Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of an opening day baseball game Monday

Bumgarner, Giants beat Diamondbacks in opener

PHOENIX — Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco…

Ross D. FranklinSan Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of an opening day baseball game Monday
Jeff Roberson/AP File PhotoThe San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract with right-handed pitcher Jake Peavy.

Peavy and Giants finalize $24 million, 2-year contract

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants have finalized…

Jeff Roberson/AP File PhotoThe San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract with right-handed pitcher Jake Peavy.
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career.

Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro underwent back…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career.
Ross D. Franklin/AP File PhotoSergio Romo has finalized a two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.

Sergio Romo finalizes $15M, 2-year deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sergio Romo tested free agency, had some offers and…

Ross D. Franklin/AP File PhotoSergio Romo has finalized a two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGiants pitchers Tim Lincecum

Giants, fans celebrate another World Series title with wet and wild parade

Like many others clad in orange and black around her, Cheryl Shawl,…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGiants pitchers Tim Lincecum
Jose Luis Villegas/APGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner got a sweet trophy on Wednesday for a standout World Series performance

Sweaty Chevy guy who gave Bumgarner MVP prize is an Internet hit

MVP Madison Bumgarner won (OK, saved) the World Series, but Chevrolet executive…

Jose Luis Villegas/APGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner got a sweet trophy on Wednesday for a standout World Series performance
Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday

One person shot as World Series celebrations take over city streets

One person has been shot in the Mission district as San Francisco…

Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday
Matt Slocum/APRecording artist Aaron Lewis performs the national anthem before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Sunday

Staind singer Aaron Lewis very, very sorry for mangling national anthem

Singer Aaron Lewis knows he didn't hit a grand slam with his…

Matt Slocum/APRecording artist Aaron Lewis performs the national anthem before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Sunday
Matt Slocum/AP File photoAfter allowing a two-run double and home run in Game 2 of the World Series

Strickland 'embarrassed' by Game 2 actions

Hunter Strickland apologized Thursday for the way he handled himself in Game…

Matt Slocum/AP File photoAfter allowing a two-run double and home run in Game 2 of the World Series
Eric Risberg/APThe 110th World Series heads to San Francisco's AT&T Park for Game 3 of the World Series between the Royals and Giants on Friday.

At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail…

Eric Risberg/APThe 110th World Series heads to San Francisco's AT&T Park for Game 3 of the World Series between the Royals and Giants on Friday.
Eric Risberg/APFrank Burke shakes hands with San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of the World Series.

Fan who caught Ishikawa's HR throws out 1st pitch

Travis Ishikawa's line drive headed out toward right field and San Francisco…

Eric Risberg/APFrank Burke shakes hands with San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of the World Series.
Don Boomer/AP File photoKansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (left) will face the Giants' Tim Hudson in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.

Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3

In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants…

Don Boomer/AP File photoKansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (left) will face the Giants' Tim Hudson in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.

Gwynn honored before World Series Game 3

Late Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn was honored before Game 3 of…

Rebecca Blackwell/AP file photoNew Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde's hit song "Royals" has inspired several parodies poking fun at the Kansas City Royals.

‘Royals’ parodies pop up in S.F. as Giants, K.C. battle in World Series

Over the weekend, San Francisco radio stations KFOG (104.5 FM) and KOIT…

Rebecca Blackwell/AP file photoNew Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde's hit song "Royals" has inspired several parodies poking fun at the Kansas City Royals.
Cliff Schiappa/AP file photoRoyals pitcher Bret Saberhagen

'85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when…

Cliff Schiappa/AP file photoRoyals pitcher Bret Saberhagen
Darron Cummings/AP file photoTim Lincecum’s father

Lincecum missed introductions while vomiting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum missed the…

Darron Cummings/AP file photoTim Lincecum’s father