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San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bullpen fails Dereck Rodriguez as Giants drop series

Reyes Moronta has come out of nowhere to become one of the…

 

Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Without Rodriguez, San Francisco Giants fall in extra innings to Cincinnati Reds

After 11 innings of relative silence on offense, one swing sent the…

 

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects on an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants explode with hit barrage after series of wake-up calls

AT&T Park — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy criticized his players…

 

Third baseman Evan Longoria in April of 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Evan Longoria home run sends San Francisco Giants to win over Arizona Diamondbacks

Before going down with a broken finger thanks to an inside pitch…

Third baseman Evan Longoria in April of 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval grimaces after being hit by a pitch against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pablo Sandoval wins it with roller in ninth against Seattle Mariners

In a battle of lockdown bullpens, it was the San Francisco Giants…

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval grimaces after being hit by a pitch against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Reyes Moronta delivers to home against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge Series Notebook: San Francisco Giants will hold back Reyes Moronta, Sam Dyson

OAKLAND — With Madison Bumgarner starting on Saturday, San Francisco Giants manager…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Reyes Moronta delivers to home against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sam Dyson, seen here in July of 2017, blew the save against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Sam Dyson gives it up in ninth

AT&T Park — Injured San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto sang in Spanish…

Sam Dyson, seen here in July of 2017, blew the save against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants, Miami Marlins behave themselves in series finale, Giants escape with win

AT&T Park — For the first time this week, the 50 grown men…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) reacts to being called out at first base against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants’ Alen Hanson, seen here on May 5, started in place of Brandon Crawford for the second straight game on Wednesday. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

San Francisco Giants: Sam Dyson to take over as closer, Johnny Cueto moves closer to rehab assignment

AT&T Park — A day after announcing closer Hunter Strickland would miss…

San Francisco Giants’ Alen Hanson, seen here on May 5, started in place of Brandon Crawford for the second straight game on Wednesday. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants lose to Miami Marlins after Madison Bumgarner’s ejection

For all his fiery outbursts and confrontations, Madison Bumgarner had never been…

Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) hits a foul ball 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: Brandon Crawford’s home run sinks Nats in Washington, wins season series

Runs against Max Scherzer are generally few and far between, but on…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) hits a foul ball against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 21, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Much to the Giant's dismay, Joe Panik hasn't hit a homer in the last two games.  (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

A familiar tale: Giants avoid arbitration with all eligible players

The San Francisco Giants don't go to arbitration with their players. It's…

Much to the Giant's dismay, Joe Panik hasn't hit a homer in the last two games.  (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants return home on winning note against Phillies

AT&T PARK — In the bottom half of the seventh inning, the…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (29) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sam Dyson, seen here in July of 2017, blew the save against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

From Genghis Khan to Alcatraz, Sam Dyson is the most interesting man in the Giants bullpen

AT&T PARK — Sifting through the wreckage that is the San Francisco…

Sam Dyson, seen here in July of 2017, blew the save against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants fans cheer at AT&T Park on Wednesday, when the team beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants return to the blueprint, beat Indians again

AT&T PARK — Solid defense, timely hitting and reliable pitching. It’s been…

Giants fans cheer at AT&T Park on Wednesday, when the team beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)