Javier Lopez

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on April 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants add World Series trio to Wall of Fame

AT&T Park — The San Francisco Giants honored three recent World Series…

 

Javier Lopez announced he was retiring Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Another World Series hero moves on from the Giants as Javier Lopez retires

Another fixture of the San Francisco Giants’ run of three titles over…

 

Matt Cain has struggled mightily, making it time for Bruce Bochy to make a switch. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cain no longer able, but does Bochy have nerve to pull him from rotation?

Can’t beat good teams. Can’t win at home. Can’t win close games.…

 

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning of an interleague baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (/Jeff Chiu/AP)

Work in progress

No moment better epitomized the first half for the San Francisco Giants…

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning of an interleague baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (/Jeff Chiu/AP)
Hunter Pence heads for home plate after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Pedro Baez in the eighth inning Thursday's home opener. Pence's blast put the game away, but it was the team's 13 singles that was the difference maker. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Offensive statement: Giants’ station-to-station approach overwhelms Dodgers

Hunter Pence's eighth-inning grand slam provided the exclamation point for the Giants'…

Hunter Pence heads for home plate after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Pedro Baez in the eighth inning Thursday's home opener. Pence's blast put the game away, but it was the team's 13 singles that was the difference maker. (Eric Risberg/AP)
The Giants' Justin Maxwell, right, slaps hands with Brandon Belt after hitting a home run off the Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin on Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Phoenix. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Maxwell hits HR as Giants complete sweep of D-backs

PHOENIX — Madison Bumgarner and four relievers scattered nine hits and Justin…

The Giants' Justin Maxwell, right, slaps hands with Brandon Belt after hitting a home run off the Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin on Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Phoenix. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Lopez happy to be staying put with Giants

Javier Lopez found a nice fit in San Francisco from the moment…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants expected to give Lopez a 3-year deal

The Giants are nearing a three-year, $13 million contract with left-handed specialist…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
alex brandon/AP file photoAfter the Giants announced the signing of veteran Tim Hudson

Giants closing in on re-signing Lopez; Hudson happy to be back in Bay Area

Just hours after locking up Tim Hudson for the 2014 rotation, the…

alex brandon/AP file photoAfter the Giants announced the signing of veteran Tim Hudson