Joe Panik

Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner walk-off single in 12th beats San Diego Padres

 AT&T PARK -- When Hunter Pence went down to the batting…

 

San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants get walked off by Cardinals in 10th

Before September, the San Francisco Giants were 22-24 in one-run games --…

 

Chris Stratton, pictured Aug. 21, turned in another solid performance in the Giants’ 11-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chris Stratton throws first career complete game, shuts out Rockies as Giants break losing streak

AT&T PARK -- In back-to-back starts against the Colorado Rockies earlier this…

 

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy prefers calling the San Francisco Giants disruptors to spoilers

Updated 4:35 p.m. with Brandon Belt update. AT&T PARK -- Bruce Bochy…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt scores a run against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Bruce Bochy, seen here in August of 2017, has now lost 11 straight. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants lose 11th straight, the most since moving to the West Coast

AT&T PARK -- Derek Holland is fond of graphic t-shirts. He wears…

Bruce Bochy, seen here in August of 2017, has now lost 11 straight. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants stultifying offense makes a winner out of Zack Godley and Arizona

AT&T PARK -- Madison Bumgarner said after his seven shutout innings on…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner wins battle of aces against New York Mets righty Jacob deGrom

Madison Bumgarner has put up some of his best outings at Citi…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bochy says the game has changed, with regards to players like Yasiel Puig

LOS ANGELES -- When Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig came out…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Dereck Rodriguez throws another gem, Panik and Crawford come up with timely hits for San Francisco Giants

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants offense has, generously, been flat…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Suarez pitches in May of 2018. (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

San Francisco Giants sunk by Bucs in sloppy 10-5 loss

AT&T Park — For all of the talk about urgency from San…

Andrew Suarez pitches in May of 2018. (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)
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…

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 pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) high fives San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) after scoring a run against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on September 20, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Joe Panik leaves game with strained groin

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik suffered a…

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) high fives San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) after scoring a run against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on September 20, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Giants call up Chase d’Arnaud, option Chris Stratton

AT&T PARK-- When Chase d'Arnaud told his wife Kaitlyn on Friday night…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) walks off the mound after pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Pablo Sandoval, seen here on Aug. 20, 2017, has once again become the everyday third baseman for the Giants with the injury to Evan Longoria. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants remain committed to Pablo Sandoval despite slump

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants lost a key asset when…

Pablo Sandoval, seen here on Aug. 20, 2017, has once again become the everyday third baseman for the Giants with the injury to Evan Longoria. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford rounds third after his walk-off home run on June 27, 2018 at AT&T Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: S.F. rolls past Arizona, secures fourth straight series win

Everything seemed to click on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants.…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford rounds third after his walk-off home run on June 27, 2018 at AT&T Park. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Jeff Samardzija, pictured on April 25, 2018, couldn't hold back the Astros on Wednesday.  (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants notebook: Mark Melancon not quite ready to close, Jeff Samardzija may have one more rehab start

AT&T PARK -- San Francisco Giants starter Jeff Samardzija has completed his…

Jeff Samardzija, pictured on April 25, 2018, couldn't hold back the Astros on Wednesday.  (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals in September of 2017. He won his first game since returning from injury on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner out-duels San Diego Padres starter Tyson Ross in first win since return

AT&T PARK -- Manuel Margot was responsible for the only two hard-hit…

Madison Bumgarner pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals in September of 2017. He won his first game since returning from injury on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Pablo Sandoval,  seen here on September 20, 2017, hit a two-run homer against the Dodgers on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants drop opener in Los Angeles despite late homer from Pablo Sandoval

After salvaging just one of four games against the tanking Miami Marlins…

Pablo Sandoval,  seen here on September 20, 2017, hit a two-run homer against the Dodgers on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)