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Andrew Suarez, seen here in his April debut, set a career high for innings pitched on Monday. (Courtesy SF Giants/via Twitter)

San Francisco Giants get contributions from old and young in win over San Diego Padres

With Brandon Belt on the bench with a mysterious knee ailment --…

 

Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Without Rodriguez, San Francisco Giants fall in extra innings to Cincinnati Reds

After 11 innings of relative silence on offense, one swing sent the…

 

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)

Despite injury attrition, San Francisco Giants beat Arizona Diamondbacks for fourth straight win

With news of critical injuries to Johnny Cueto (Tommy John surgery) and…

 

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Mark Melancon can’t hold back Brewers as San Francisco Giants fall back to .500

AT&T PARK -- He might not be the formidable closer the San…

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) hits a foul ball against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Brandon Crawford’s home run sinks Nats in Washington, wins season series

Runs against Max Scherzer are generally few and far between, but on…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) hits a foul ball against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Rodriguez impresses in starting debut as Giants sweep past Phillies

AT&T Park — On a day when the San Francisco Giants received…

Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner to start Tuesday, could Pablo Sandoval play shortstop?

AT&T PARK -- Madison Bumgarner will start Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks,…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto is working his way back.  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Injury updates on Mac Williamson, Hunter Pence, Mark Melancon and Johnny Cueto

AT&T Park -- Injured San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto (elbow) will…

Johnny Cueto is working his way back.  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
It may be too early to worry about the Giants' offensive woes, but the front office built a team that can’t afford a slow start. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

State of the Sports Union: April brings it all

We are hitting my favorite spot in the calendar. With the rancid…

It may be too early to worry about the Giants' offensive woes, but the front office built a team that can’t afford a slow start. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto, Mark Melancon take the mound; A’s build a Treehouse

The San Francisco Giants’ two most-important right-handers — Johnny Cueto and Mark…

Mark Melancon didn’t throw much in the 2017 season, but he faced live hitting for the first time since Sept. 5 on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Melancon has successful surgery, Gomez unofficially shutdown

AT&T PARK — In the wake of Mark Melancon’s surgery earlier in…

Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Bochy to keep Melancon out of the 9th

AT&T PARK — With the team monitoring Mark Melancon in his return…

Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants closer Mark Melancon considers surgery to repair sore right pronator

AT&T PARK — Though the Giants have placed Mark Melancon on the…

Mark Melancon underwent surgery on Tuesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants return home on winning note against Phillies

AT&T PARK — In the bottom half of the seventh inning, the…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Bochy provides updates on Cueto, Melancon and Belt

AT&T PARK — Sidelined starter Johnny Cueto is slowly making his way…

Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) hits a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants win again as Parker delivers another big day

AT&T PARK — After spending three-and-a-half months on the disabled list, Jarrett Parker…

San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) hits a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto gave up five runs on 10 hits in five innings on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Cueto relives injury scare; Parker set for return

AT&T PARK — Johnny Cueto left his Monday night rehab start after…

Johnny Cueto gave up five runs on 10 hits in five innings on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon is back on the shelf. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants closer Mark Melancon heads to DL with right pronator strain

AT&T PARK — While the San Francisco Giants enjoyed a rare second…

Mark Melancon is back on the shelf. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Mark Melancon set to rejoin Giants on Friday

AT&T PARK — After throwing a bullpen on Monday, Mark Melancon is on…

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)