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Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Blanco's two-run triple in seventh helps Giants win

Gregor Blanco has learned to think like a run producer. Normally a…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants sign first-round pick Arroyo

The Giants locked up their first-round draft pick Tuesday, agreeing to terms…

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' Vogelsong to have hand re-examined Tuesday

Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong will have his surgically repaired pitching hand re-examined…

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.
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Giants shut out as Braves take series finale 3-0

ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run,…

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

Giants in need of a major overhaul

The Giants should petition to not play out of their division. It's…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
AP Photo/Keith SrakocicSan Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth inning of the baseball game on Thursday

Pence ignites offense as Giants pound Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Matt Cain allowed two hits over 6²⁄³ innings and the…

AP Photo/Keith SrakocicSan Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth inning of the baseball game on Thursday
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro hoping to play through finger injury

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has a "mallet finger" but it may…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
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' Barry Zito rocked as Starling Marte sparks Pirates to win

PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four…

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

Marco Scutaro injured as Giants no match for Pirates' prized rookie Gerrit Cole

PITTSBURGH — The Giants had bigger issues to worry about after being…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Associated PressToronto Blue Jays' Melky Cabrera sits on second base during a pitching change against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning in an interleague baseball game Sunday

Melky Cabrera set to make return to AT&T Park

Melky Cabrera figures to receive a decidedly mixed reaction Tuesday when the…

Associated PressToronto Blue Jays' Melky Cabrera sits on second base during a pitching change against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning in an interleague baseball game Sunday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson throws during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals

Giants’ Gaudin gets win in first start in three years

Chad Gaudin found himself in an unfamiliar position Sunday afternoon. The Giants…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson throws during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals
Associated PressSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum stands on the mound after the Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes hit sn RBI triple in the first inning of their baseball game Wednesday

Giants’ Lincecum would consider future bullpen role

Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum would be open to moving to the bullpen…

Associated PressSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum stands on the mound after the Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes hit sn RBI triple in the first inning of their baseball game Wednesday
Associated PressGiants' Marco Scutaro is the third player to come down with the flu.

Giants’ Scutaro latest victim of flu bug

The apparent flu that has been floating around the Giants clubhouse claimed…

Associated PressGiants' Marco Scutaro is the third player to come down with the flu.
Associated PressSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco

Poor defense could wind up being Giants’ undoing

The emphasis for the Giants this year has been the struggle by…

Associated PressSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco
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Zito dances out of trouble as Giants edge A’s to avoid sweep

The Giants managed to avoid what would have been the first season…

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Bay Area sports scene on a roll and showing no signs of slowing down

With the Sharks’ gut-wrenching Game 7 loss Tuesday, the Bay Area sports…

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Associated PressSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Michael Kickham reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Oakland Athletics' Derek Norris during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday

Giants option Kickham back to Triple-A after debut

The Giants optioned left-hander Mike Kickham back to Triple-A Fresno on Wednesday,…

Associated PressSan Francisco Giants starting pitcher Michael Kickham reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Oakland Athletics' Derek Norris during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday
Associated PressOakland Athletics' Derek Norris reacts after hitting a two-run home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Michael Kickham during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday

Jarrod Parker pitches A's past Giants 6-3

Derek Norris hit a two-run homer in the second, Jarrod Parker pitched…

Associated PressOakland Athletics' Derek Norris reacts after hitting a two-run home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Michael Kickham during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday
Kelly L. Cox/USA Today SportsA's third baseman Josh Donaldson is congratulated after his home run in the fourth inning put the A's in front.

Key hits propel A’s past Giants in series opener

The A’s took the opening round of the latest Bay Bridge Series…

Kelly L. Cox/USA Today SportsA's third baseman Josh Donaldson is congratulated after his home run in the fourth inning put the A's in front.
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Giants’ rotation needs to turn it around

Don’t be misled by the three good games pitched by Giants starters…

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