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Chris Stratton, pictured Aug. 21, turned in another solid performance in the Giants’ 11-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chris Stratton again falls victim to anemic San Francisco Giants offense, Mets win 4-1

AT&T PARK -- Chris Stratton threw his third straight quality start on…

 

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35), seen here fielding a ball in September of 2017, was selected to his second All-Star team in 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants hold Brandon Crawford out again, call up Kelby Tomlinson

AT&T PARK -- For the third straight day, San Francisco Giants All-Star…

 

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner wins battle of aces against New York Mets righty Jacob deGrom

Madison Bumgarner has put up some of his best outings at Citi…

 

Chris Stratton, seen here on April 20, had his best career game on Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants lose fifth game in last six, fall to Mets

Having already been swept by the Cincinnati Reds on their current road…

Chris Stratton, seen here on April 20, had his best career game on Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Derek Law got the win on Monday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants win on 13th-inning error

A return to New York got the San Francisco Giants back to…

Derek Law got the win on Monday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore's ERA climbed to 6.04 on Sunday afternoon. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Moore struggles early, often as Giants drop 5th in a row

AT&T Park — Matt Moore couldn't escape the fifth inning and the…

Matt Moore's ERA climbed to 6.04 on Sunday afternoon. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain, seen here April 24, was solid against the Mets on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants steal series finale against Mets with come-from-behind victory in New York

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia took the mound for the third…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain, seen here April 24, was solid against the Mets on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Conor Gillaspie celebrates at home plate after a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning against New York Mets during the National League Wild Card Game on Wednesday. The Giants won, 3-0. (Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday/TNS)

Madison Bumgarner goes distance, Conor Gillaspie goes yard, Giants go to NLDS

Travis Ishikawa, Cody Ross, Mike Morse and Marco Scutaro meet Conor Gillaspie…

Conor Gillaspie celebrates at home plate after a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning against New York Mets during the National League Wild Card Game on Wednesday. The Giants won, 3-0. (Thomas A. Ferrara/Newsday/TNS)
Madison Bumgarner has been here before. Can he deliver for the San Francisco Giants again? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

MLB one-game playoff: It doesn’t make sense, but sure is fun

Let me start this by saying the one-game Wild Card playoff game…

Madison Bumgarner has been here before. Can he deliver for the San Francisco Giants again? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto is expected to return later this week. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Time has come for Giants to love us or leave us

Eleven days left in the regular season. Three National League teams. Two…

Johnny Cueto is expected to return later this week. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Madison Bumgarner — seen here on July 31 — pitched well but the Giants fell short again.  (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner struggles on hill, delivers huge homer

The San Francisco Giants and New York Mets combined for 17 runs…

Madison Bumgarner — seen here on July 31 — pitched well but the Giants fell short again.  (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
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…

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)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the sixth inning against the New York Mets on Sunday in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bumgarner delivers win for Giants against Mets

NEW YORK — When Madison Bumgarner pitches at Citi Field, he gets…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the sixth inning against the New York Mets on Sunday in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56. The A's didn't provide a cause of death Friday in announcing Phillips' passing, which the club said occurred Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016,  in Arizona and was unexpected.(Jeff Robbins/1987 AP)

Former Athletics superutility Tony Phillips dead at 56

PHOENIX — Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final…

Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56. The A's didn't provide a cause of death Friday in announcing Phillips' passing, which the club said occurred Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016,  in Arizona and was unexpected.(Jeff Robbins/1987 AP)
New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia was suspended for life on Friday. (John Minchillo/AP)

Mets pitcher first to draw lifetime drug ban

NEW YORK — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to…

New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia was suspended for life on Friday. (John Minchillo/AP)
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey sprints out to the mound for the ninth inning of Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Psyched up, let down: The Harvey Monument

If you watched the last game of the 2015 World Series, you…

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey sprints out to the mound for the ninth inning of Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Member of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals win World Series, rally late, then rout Mets in 12th

NEW YORK — Crown 'em, Kansas City! One agonizing step from ecstasy…

Member of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
The Kansas City Royals celebrate their  win against the New York Mets in Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 5-3 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Royals rally late, beat Mets for 3-1 lead

NEW YORK — The Kansas City Royals keep finding new ways to…

The Kansas City Royals celebrate their  win against the New York Mets in Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 5-3 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
Royals starter Johnny Cueto reacts after getting New York Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes to fly out to end Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night in Kansas City, Mo. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Royals up 2-0 after Cueto gem

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed…

Royals starter Johnny Cueto reacts after getting New York Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes to fly out to end Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night in Kansas City, Mo. (David J. Phillip/AP)
From left, New York Mets starters Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey along with catcher Travis d’Arnaud leave the field after batting practice in advance of Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

Mets’ young arms look unbeatable

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Anyone arriving a little early to a New…

From left, New York Mets starters Steven Matz, Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey along with catcher Travis d’Arnaud leave the field after batting practice in advance of Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Julie Jacobson/AP)