Max Scherzer

Johnny Cueto starting the All-Star game would be the perfect nod to the best team in baseball after the Chicago Cubs stole several spots. (Ben Margot/AP)

Johnny B. Great deserves All-Star start, not Giant snub

Practically all we’ve heard about this season is Chicago Cubs-Cubs-Cubs. And more…

 

Giants pitcher Mike Leake will have to wait a while for his next turn in the rotation. (LM Otero/ap)

Leaks in defense, Leake still disabled

Say what you want about late September — but if the Giants…

 

Giants' Andrew Susac (34) is congratulated after hitting a three-run home run that scored Brandon Belt, right, and Brandon Crawford, hidden, during the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Time for healthy Giants to make another run

After all the early talk about the sky falling and the odd-numbered…

 

Matt Cain struggled in his first big-league outing in nearly a year on Thursday against the Miami Marlins. (J Pat Carter/AP)

Cain isn’t able

The human impulse is to be patient with Matt Cain, knowing what…

Matt Cain struggled in his first big-league outing in nearly a year on Thursday against the Miami Marlins. (J Pat Carter/AP)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on Saturday in Washington. Scherzer threw a no-hitter. The Nationals won 6-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Scherzer Loses Perfect Game, Gets No-hitter

WASHINGTON — Just one strike from a perfect game, Max Scherzer saw…

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on Saturday in Washington. Scherzer threw a no-hitter. The Nationals won 6-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)