Nori Aoki

Starter Jake Peavy helped  lead the Giants on Wednesday night to their first win against the Chicago Cubs this season. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Giants, Peavy grind out win against Cubs

The Giants lost only three players to injuries, finally beat the Chicago…

 

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…

 

Juan Perez scales the outfield wall in the first inning to rob the Cardinals’ Stephen Piscotty of a home run. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Giants’ consolation: Catch of year

The Giants suffered a tough 4-3 loss against the Cardinals in St.…

 

Outfielder Hunter Pence is on the disabled list because of a strained oblique, the latest in a long list of health problems that has the Giants’ season on the brink. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Giants in trouble without Pence

And now, the outfield for your defending world champion Saaaaan Francisco Giants…

Outfielder Hunter Pence is on the disabled list because of a strained oblique, the latest in a long list of health problems that has the Giants’ season on the brink. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Giants outfielder Nori Aoki returned to the lineup Wednesday after he was hit in the head with a pitch Sunday by the Cubs' Jake Arrieta. Aoki didn't last long, however, and left the game after the fourth inning due to dizziness.  (Eric Risberg/AP)

Giants fall to Astros, may lose Aoki again

Giants manager Bruce Bochy was already in a sour mood after watching…

Giants outfielder Nori Aoki returned to the lineup Wednesday after he was hit in the head with a pitch Sunday by the Cubs' Jake Arrieta. Aoki didn't last long, however, and left the game after the fourth inning due to dizziness.  (Eric Risberg/AP)
Giants' Nori Aoki, right, of Japan, leaves the game after being hit by pitch with team trainer during the third inning against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Giants LF Aoki hit in head by pitch

CHICAGO — Nori Aoki has left San Francisco's game against the Chicago…

Giants' Nori Aoki, right, of Japan, leaves the game after being hit by pitch with team trainer during the third inning against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Giants third baseman Matt Duffy, left, slides into home plate and scores the Giants' first run against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday afternoon. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Five-run inning lifts Giants past Brewers

A day after making a wild throw from the outfield, Hunter Pence…

Giants third baseman Matt Duffy, left, slides into home plate and scores the Giants' first run against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday afternoon. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Bruce Bochy (15) heads into the dugout after being ejected during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

A task too messy for even Bochy

For a moment, but just one, Bruce Bochy was able to love…

Bruce Bochy (15) heads into the dugout after being ejected during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Buster Posey connects for a grand slam off San Diego's Ian Kennedy in the Giants' 6-0 over the Padres on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants win behind Posey slam, but heavy questions lurk

It takes more than a couple of injuries to Nori Aoki and…

Buster Posey connects for a grand slam off San Diego's Ian Kennedy in the Giants' 6-0 over the Padres on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Giants hit 3 HRs off struggling Harvey in win over Mets

NEW YORK — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy knew that in…

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Darron Cummings/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Nori Aoki runs during spring training baseball practice Tuesday

Giants have high expectations of new-look, healthy outfield

SCOTTSDALE — Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big…

Darron Cummings/AP PhotoSan Francisco Giants' Nori Aoki runs during spring training baseball practice Tuesday
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOutfielder Nori Aoki brings more than just a big personality and sense of humor to the Giants.

New Giants outfielder Aoki brings another personality to clubhouse

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nori Aoki is offering a bold challenge to World…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOutfielder Nori Aoki brings more than just a big personality and sense of humor to the Giants.
Nam Y. Huh/AP PhotoOutfielder Nori Aoki has finalized a $4.7 million

Nori Aoki finalizes 1-year deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Free agent outfielder Nori Aoki has finalized his $4.7…

Nam Y. Huh/AP PhotoOutfielder Nori Aoki has finalized a $4.7 million
Nam Y. Huh/ap file photoOutfielder Nori Aoki has reportedly signed a $4.77 million

AP source: Nori Aoki agrees to $4.7 million deal with Giants

After losing to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, Nori…

Nam Y. Huh/ap file photoOutfielder Nori Aoki has reportedly signed a $4.77 million