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Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants suffering from power outage, postseason hangover

The 2012 champs are the 2013 chumps. What's happened to the Giants?…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Former Giants prospect Wheeler leads Mets over slumping Giants

Former Giants prospect Zack Wheeler pitched seven sharp innings, Marlon Byrd homered…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Sinking Giants should turn focus to future

The champs are on the ropes, they're taking a flurry of shots…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Giants sign Francoeur, shake up roster

After dropping a 16-inning heartbreaker to the New York Mets on Monday,…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

S.F. Giants’ Chad Gaudin charged with lewdness in Las Vegas

How does that old cliché go? When it rains it pours? The…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Arias lands on DL, Giants recall Noonan

The bad breaks continue to roll into China Basin. The Giants placed…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants continue downward spiral with 4-1 loss to Dodgers

Sergio Romo dressed quickly following yet another loss. He then pulled his…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants' need to start addressing big-picture questions

Isaac Newton wrote, "and to every action, there is always an equal…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
AP Photo/Al BehrmanSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) takes out starting pitcher Barry Zito in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds

Big hit eludes Giants in 3-2 loss to Reds

CINCINNATI — Bruce Bochy is looking for a spark but finding it…

AP Photo/Al BehrmanSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) takes out starting pitcher Barry Zito in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds

Giants, Reds rained out with no makeup date set

CINCINNATI — After losing nine of their past 10 games and having…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Kickham sent to the bullpen

CINCINNATI — Left-hander Mike Kickham will pitch out of the Giants' bullpen…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
ap photoStarter Masahiro Tanaka was one of the high-priced free agents the Yankees signed this offseason.

Reds' Bailey celebrates no-no with calls and texts

CINCINNATI — Homer Bailey didn't have much time Tuesday night to celebrate…

ap photoStarter Masahiro Tanaka was one of the high-priced free agents the Yankees signed this offseason.

Angel Villalona making strides in comeback season

SAN JOSE — Wearing a big smile as he goes through pregame…

Giants' Ryan Vogelsong throws for first time since injury

Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, sidelined since breaking the pinkie finger on his…

AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday

Rotation gives Giants a glimmer of hope

A horrendous month of June ended with a sliver of hope for…

AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday

Giants' Angel Pagan to undergo surgery, miss 10 to 12 weeks

Giants center fielder Angel Pagan will have surgery on Tuesday to repair…

Posey trailing Molina in All-Star voting

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has overtaken Giants catcher Buster Posey…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants drop to .500 after loss to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers scored in the bottom of…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Weak division keeping slumping Giants in the hunt

Bruce Bochy should be writing thank-you notes to the rest of the…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

After losing homestand, Giants hope to get boost from Sandoval's return

Pablo Sandoval's missing presence in the Giants' lineup was prevalent throughout a…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford