San Francisco Giants

Barry Bonds No. 25 was retired by the San Francisco Giants on Aug.11, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Barry Bonds No. 25 was retired by the San Francisco Giants on Aug.11, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
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)

Dereck Rodriguez throws another gem, Panik and Crawford come up with timely hits for San Francisco Giants

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants offense has, generously, been flat…

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)
San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants to face lefty barrage in Los Angeles

Next week in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Giants will face three…

San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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…

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 right fielder Andrew McCutchen lines up a sliding catch against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants notebook: Andrew McCutchen surprised at Pittsburgh Pirates deadline aggressiveness

AT&T Park — When the Pittsburgh Pirates traded right fielder Andrew McCutchen this…

San Francisco Giants right fielder Andrew McCutchen lines up a sliding catch against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Suarez pitches in May of 2018. (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

San Francisco Giants sunk by Bucs in sloppy 10-5 loss

AT&T Park — For all of the talk about urgency from San…

Andrew Suarez pitches in May of 2018. (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy laments loss of Pablo Sandoval, Brandon Belt on road to recovering from knee injury

AT&T Park — If there were negative sentiments festering within the San…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley scores ahead of the tag by San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges in the second inning on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. (K.C. Alfred/ San Diego Union -Tribune)

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Nick Hundley to take over catching Madison Bumgarner for Buster Posey

AT&T Park — While San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey avoided serious injury…

San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley scores ahead of the tag by San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges in the second inning on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. (K.C. Alfred/ San Diego Union -Tribune)
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)

San Francisco Giants waste a gem by Dereck Rodriguez, lose to Houston Astros

AT&T Park — San Francisco Giants closer Will Smith said he knew…

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

San Francisco Giants lose second straight to Arizona Diamondbacks despite Steven Duggar’s first big league homer

Steven Duggar hit his first career home run and Andrew McCutchen went…

Andrew McCutchen, seen here on April 13, 2018, drove in the Giants' only run on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton in August of 2017.  (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants win streak halted by Arizona Diamondbacks

Chris Stratton gave up five first-inning runs as the San Francisco Giants…

Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton in August of 2017.  (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)

Despite injury attrition, San Francisco Giants beat Arizona Diamondbacks for fourth straight win

With news of critical injuries to Johnny Cueto (Tommy John surgery) and…

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 starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) pitches against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, in March 2017. Cueto complained of blisters after this game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants announce that Johnny Cueto will undergo Tommy John surgery

The San Francisco Giants announced today that starter Johnny Cueto will undergo…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto (47) pitches against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, in March 2017. Cueto complained of blisters after this game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)

San Francisco Giants win in extras for second straight day, Dereck Rodriguez again strong

The San Francisco Giants won in extra innings for a second consecutive…

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)
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)

Buster Posey’s double wakes up San Francisco Giants offense in win over Brewers

AT&T Park — Regardless of how the latter stages of his career…

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)
Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto’s elbow barks as San Francisco Giants offense continues to slumber

AT&T Park — San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto reported significant elbow…

Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval leaves game with injury

AT&T Park — San Francisco Giants first baseman Pablo Sandoval left Sunday’s…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval readies to throw to first against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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)

Madison Bumgarner back to form against Brewers, but San Francisco Giants give him no support

AT&T Park — As starter Madison Bumgarner seemed to demonstrate his shaky…

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)
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…

Mark Melancon, seen here in May of 2017, couldn't hold back the Brewers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)