Matt Moore

The Giants will not be adding another championship flag after losing to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

An unfamiliar familiar finish: Bullpen implodes, Giants eliminated in playoffs for first time under Bochy

AT&T PARK — As Javier Baez rounded first in the ninth inning…

The Giants will not be adding another championship flag after losing to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Giants weren't able to provide their fans with the customary jubilation this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The 2016 Giants: When torture goes too far

A decisive Game 5 at Wrigley Field was within reach for the…

The Giants weren't able to provide their fans with the customary jubilation this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore brought up Madison Bumgarner a lot when asked how he wants to approach a potential postseason start. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

One Giants lefty praises another: Bumgarner’s a ‘very convicted man out there’

AT&T PARK — Matt Moore doesn't know yet if his next start will come…

Matt Moore brought up Madison Bumgarner a lot when asked how he wants to approach a potential postseason start. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants fans react to a strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

It must be an Even Year: Giants headed back to postseason

AT&T PARK — Down the hallway from the clubhouse, where his players were busy…

San Francisco Giants fans react to a strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore was dominant over 7.2 innings on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Moore deals, Giants batter Rockies starter

AT&T PARK — As Bruce Bochy took his seat on the stage to…

Matt Moore was dominant over 7.2 innings on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants finish sweep of D’backs

The Giants moved up to three games out in the National League…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore, seen here against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago on Friday, ran into trouble in the bottom of the third inning against Colorado on Monday on the way to a 6-0 loss. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Rockies slam Moore, Giants

Bruce Bochy had hoped that a trip to Coors Field would wake…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore, seen here against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago on Friday, ran into trouble in the bottom of the third inning against Colorado on Monday on the way to a 6-0 loss. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 31, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Moore leads Giants past D’Backs

AT&T PARK — Matt Moore was standing in the dugout when he…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore (45) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on August 31, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Despite significant regular-season rough patches, Brandon Crawford knows what the Giants can do late in the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants try to figure whether they’re the team of the first or second half

AT&T PARK — Buster Posey didn’t even need to hear the entire…

Despite significant regular-season rough patches, Brandon Crawford knows what the Giants can do late in the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants starter Matt Moore, seen here on Aug 4., was one out short of a no-hitter on Thursday against the Dodgers. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)

Matt Moore flirts with no-no, beats LA

The San Francisco Giants entered Thursday’s series finale with the Los Angeles…

Giants starter Matt Moore, seen here on Aug 4., was one out short of a no-hitter on Thursday against the Dodgers. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)
Brandon Crawford and the Giants have been in a freefall while the Dodgers have thrived. Could they possibly miss the playoffs this year? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants beware: Dodgers pose fresh challenge this time

There’s no turning back for the Giants now. The 162-game marathon has…

Brandon Crawford and the Giants have been in a freefall while the Dodgers have thrived. Could they possibly miss the playoffs this year? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Eduardo Núñez is out of Monday's lineup. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Eduardo Núñez copes with great expectations

AT&T PARK — Eduardo Núñez had just gone 0-for-4 with three strikeouts…

Eduardo Núñez is out of Monday's lineup. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Joe Panik, seen here on August 17, has improved his play as of late. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Moore stumbles at home again

AT&T PARK — No at bat better epitomized Matt Moore's frustrating Saturday…

Joe Panik, seen here on August 17, has improved his play as of late. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andrew McCutchen celebrates hitting a two-run homerun in the bottom of the fifth inning. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ugly fifth dooms Giants to sweep by Pirates

AT&T PARK — Before Wednesday afternoon’s game, Bruce Bochy admitted that waking…

Andrew McCutchen celebrates hitting a two-run homerun in the bottom of the fifth inning. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)

Vogelsong’s return spoils Moore’s home debut

AT&T Park — The applause began as soon as Ryan Vogelsong emerged…

Matt Moore. (Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/TNS)
Matt Moore threw well but still took the loss on Tuesday. (Courtesy SF Giants via Twitter)

Giants left wanting more against Marlins

The negative effects of playing a 14-inning game the night before showed…

Matt Moore threw well but still took the loss on Tuesday. (Courtesy SF Giants via Twitter)
Denard Span's home run in extra innings was the difference maker. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Span, Moore salvage series from brink of sweep

PHILADELPHIA — Only two National League teams have swept the Giants this…

Denard Span's home run in extra innings was the difference maker. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jim O’Neil is Chip Kelly’s guy on defense this year. Hopefully, for the Faithful’s sake, he’s up for the task. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)

Niners’ shotgun marriage could be doomed to backfire

Nobody runs defenses into the ground like Chip Kelly and his frenetic…

Jim O’Neil is Chip Kelly’s guy on defense this year. Hopefully, for the Faithful’s sake, he’s up for the task. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)
Giants CEO Larry Baer wants a World-Series winner. His front office made a pair of moves on Monday, the day of the trade deadline, that they believe furthers that cause. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants are all business on deadline day

As Matt Duffy rolled his luggage out of the AT&T Park clubhouse…

Giants CEO Larry Baer wants a World-Series winner. His front office made a pair of moves on Monday, the day of the trade deadline, that they believe furthers that cause. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sonny Gray lasted just five innings, surrendering nine hits and seven earned runs against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Ben Margot/AP)

Gray struggles with command again as A’s drop series opener to Rays

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray’s struggle-filled 2016 campaign persisted Thursday night at The…

Sonny Gray lasted just five innings, surrendering nine hits and seven earned runs against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Ben Margot/AP)