Mike Leake

Giants Mike Leake is greeted at the dugout after hitting a three run homer against the San Diego Padres during the second inning Sunday,(AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Leake pitches, hits Giants to 10-3 victory over Padres

It took a little longer than he would have liked, but Mike…

 

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey hits a single in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Giants bats quiet again, Leake takes another loss

PHOENIX — Mike Leake still is looking for his first win as…

 

The Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw celebrates the a 2-1 win over the Giants on Wednesday night. Kershaw struck out 15 to set a season career high with 251. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Kershaw strikes out 15 as Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw struck out 15 to set a season…

 

Brandon Crawford guns a throw over sliding Pirates’ runner Gregory Polanco to complete a double play in Pittsburgh on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Giants blunder, Pirates plunder

PITTSBURGH — Mike Leake spent six innings doing what he usually does…

Brandon Crawford guns a throw over sliding Pirates’ runner Gregory Polanco to complete a double play in Pittsburgh on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Giants’ starter Mike Leake allowed only one hit on Saturday but failed to get past the sixth inning. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

Leake returns, road woes continue

If the current road trip against playoff contenders is a litmus test…

Giants’ starter Mike Leake allowed only one hit on Saturday but failed to get past the sixth inning. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
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 pitcher Mike Leake will have to wait a while for his next turn in the rotation. (LM Otero/ap)
Rather than acquire a difference-maker before the trade deadline, the Giants settled for Mike Leake, who doesn’t fill their need for a No. 2 starter. (John Minchillo/AP)

Giants have Leake in rotation

So here comes Mike Leake, a pun waiting for a quipster, a…

Rather than acquire a difference-maker before the trade deadline, the Giants settled for Mike Leake, who doesn’t fill their need for a No. 2 starter. (John Minchillo/AP)
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)