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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 drop eighth straight as tempers flare

Madison Bumgarner’s temper proved to be the San Francisco Giants’ undoing on…

 

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…

 

Johnny Cueto has been struggling with blisters all season. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Giants burdened by cost of juiced balls without benefiting on offense

AT&T PARK — After his start in the preseason Bay Bridge Series,…

 

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) fields a ground ball with his bare hand against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Crawford homers, but bullpen falters in Giants’ loss

AT&T PARK — Brandon Crawford put a home run in the right-field…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) fields a ground ball with his bare hand 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 third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) blows a bubble at third base during a MLB game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants utilize timely hitting to beat Brewers late

An unfortunate call led to the luckiest of breaks for the Giants…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) blows a bubble at third base during a MLB game against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Daniel Mengden walks back to the mound after giving up a two run home run to the Milwaukee Brewers’ Scooter Gennett in the fifth inning of a Wednesday’s game at the Coliseum. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s struggle on offense, defense in loss to Brew Crew

OAKLAND — After grounding into a fielder’s choice to end the sixth…

Daniel Mengden walks back to the mound after giving up a two run home run to the Milwaukee Brewers’ Scooter Gennett in the fifth inning of a Wednesday’s game at the Coliseum. (Ben Margot/AP)
Sonny Gray pauses during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Ben Margot/AP)

Sonny shines as A’s down Brewers

OAKLAND — A small crowd of scouts milled about the back of…

Sonny Gray pauses during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Giants went with a new-look outfield on Wednesday and still manhandled the Brewers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Makeshift Giants lineup beats up on Brewers

AT&T PARK — In Wednesday’s matinee, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy…

The Giants went with a new-look outfield on Wednesday and still manhandled the Brewers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford runs to first after hitting a two-run single off Milwaukee Brewers' Blaine Boyer during the seventh inning Monday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Crawford has 3 RBIs to lead Giants in 11-5 win over Brewers

AT&T Park — Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and Albert Suarez…

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford runs to first after hitting a two-run single off Milwaukee Brewers' Blaine Boyer during the seventh inning Monday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants appear to be on a crash course for the NLCS. (Jeff Chiu/2015 AP)

Giant killers? Cubs are still Cubs until further notice

The MLB regular season is sort of like what Yogi Berra once…

The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants appear to be on a crash course for the NLCS. (Jeff Chiu/2015 AP)
San Fransisco Giants' Johnny Cueto pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers batter during the first inning Tuesday in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

Cueto dominant in debut, Giants top Brewers 2-1

MILWAUKEE — Johnny Cueto smiled wide as soon as he heard the…

San Fransisco Giants' Johnny Cueto pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers batter during the first inning Tuesday in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
San Fransisco Giants' Jeff Samardzija pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers' batter during the first inning Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Milwaukee. (/Tom Lynn/AP)

The Shark hit hard, often in debut

MILWAUKEE — Chris Carter hit his first home run for Milwaukee, then…

San Fransisco Giants' Jeff Samardzija pitches to a Milwaukee Brewers' batter during the first inning Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Milwaukee. (/Tom Lynn/AP)
After a spring training filled with health concerns, Denard Span had no trouble finding a groove offensively on Opening Day on Monday. He hit a three-run home run and went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in. (Tom Lynn/AP)

Giants stake early claim to ‘best offense in baseball’

MILWAUKEE — OK, Sluggo, how’s this for openers ... Twelve runs, 15…

After a spring training filled with health concerns, Denard Span had no trouble finding a groove offensively on Opening Day on Monday. He hit a three-run home run and went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in. (Tom Lynn/AP)
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is the team’s Opening Day starter. He’ll face off against the Milwaukee Brewers, who are starting Wily Peralta. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Healthy Giants ready to embrace role of contenders on Opening Day

MILWAUKEE — Madison Bumgarner has a marquee pitching matchup coming up this…

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is the team’s Opening Day starter. He’ll face off against the Milwaukee Brewers, who are starting Wily Peralta. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
San Francisco Giants' Chris Stratton throws during the first inning of a spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. (Morry Gash/AP)

Joe Panik’s three hits, Chris Stratton’s three scoreless innings lead Giants to spring training win

PHOENIX — Joe Panik had three hits and Chris Stratton pitched three…

San Francisco Giants' Chris Stratton throws during the first inning of a spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. (Morry Gash/AP)
Jake Peavy, seen here in a 2016 team photo, worked on his fastball Thursday to poor results.  (Morry Gash/AP)

Jake Peavy works on fastball in spring debut and is hit hard

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jake Peavy allowed six runs and nine hits, including…

Jake Peavy, seen here in a 2016 team photo, worked on his fastball Thursday to poor results.  (Morry Gash/AP)
The Oakland Athletics added Khris Davis on Friday. (Morry Gash/2015 AP)

A’s get power bat in Khris Davis

The A’s have acquired power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis from the Milwaukee Brewers…

The Oakland Athletics added Khris Davis on Friday. (Morry Gash/2015 AP)
Brandon Crawford hits a two-run home run off of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse next to catcher Jonathan Lucroy during the fourth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Crawford flexes muscles, Giants bully Brewers

Brandon Crawford is hearing about his home run distances approaching Barry Bonds…

Brandon Crawford hits a two-run home run off of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse next to catcher Jonathan Lucroy during the fourth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Morry Gash/APThe Giants' Matt Duffy hit a 2-run home run in San Francisco's victory over the Brewers.

Bumgarner notches another win, Giants beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Madison Bumgarner won another game in May and three Giants…

Morry Gash/APThe Giants' Matt Duffy hit a 2-run home run in San Francisco's victory over the Brewers.
Morry Gash/APGiants outfielder Nori Aoki hits a single during San Francisco's 8-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.

Giants designate NLCS hero Ishikawa, resume winning ways

MILWAUKEE — One day, the Giants are acknowledging an offseason mistake and…

Morry Gash/APGiants outfielder Nori Aoki hits a single during San Francisco's 8-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.