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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)

Dodgers clinch playoff spot as Giants suffer yet another indignity

AT&T PARK -- When Dereck Rodriguez was called up to the San…

 

Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

Will Smith earns Willie Mac Award from San Francisco Giants

By Doug Bruzzone Special to S.F. Examiner AT&T PARK -- In a…

 

Andrew Suarez, seen here in his April debut, set a career high for innings pitched on Monday. (Courtesy SF Giants/via Twitter)

San Francisco Giants get contributions from old and young in win over San Diego Padres

With Brandon Belt on the bench with a mysterious knee ailment --…

 

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…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants to activate Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford likely to avoid DL

Updated 6:52 p.m. LOS ANGELES -- After a collision in the bottom…

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford readies to throw to first 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 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)
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)
Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants activate Johnny Cueto from 60-day disabled list

AT&T PARK -- The San Francisco Giants have officially activated right-hander Johnny…

Johnny Cueto, seen here in August of 2017, only threw 61 pitches on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

San Francisco Giants: Derek Holland outing wasted as Giants lose third in a row

An impressive outing by Derek Holland went by the wayside on Friday…

Giants pitcher Derek Holland takes the mound during spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 3, 2018. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

San Francisco Giants reliever Will Smith checks all the boxes in return

After Wednesday’s win over the San Diego Padres, Giants lefty Will Smith…

Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)
Brandon Crawford rounds second against the Oakland A's in July of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants start road trip with explosive second against Braves, Brandon Crawford goes 3-for-5 in win

The San Francisco Giants have stayed afloat so far this season despite…

Brandon Crawford rounds second against the Oakland A's in July of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto celebrates after inducing a double play against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium on April 22, 2018. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

San Francisco Giants: Mysterious elbow injury may send Johnny Cueto to Dr. James Andrews

AT&T PARK -- San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto has had issues…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto celebrates after inducing a double play against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium on April 22, 2018. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Will Smith returns from Tommy John, Hundley hammers Padres in getaway day win

AT&T PARK -- San Francisco Giants reliever Will Smith had not pitched…

Nick Hundley notched four hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the Giants' 9-4 win over the San Diego Padres (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner headed to Arizona to start road to rehab

AT&T Park -- San Francisco Giants left-handed starter Madison Bumgarner will fly to…

Madison Bumgarner. (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)
Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)

Best lefty in Giants bullpen could be out for a while

As the San Francisco Giants were celebrating Barry Bonds' return to the…

Giants reliever Will Smith pitches during spring training on February 22, 2017. He tore his UCL two outings later, and returned last week against the San Diego Padres.  (Courtesy San Francisco Giants)
Eduardo Nunez is returning to the San Francisco Giants on a one-year deal. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants sign all players eligible for arbitration

It takes a personality like A.J. Pierzynski to force the San Francisco…

Eduardo Nunez is returning to the San Francisco Giants on a one-year deal. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Will Smith and Helen Mirren can’t save “Collateral Beauty.” (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

Preposterous ‘Collateral Beauty’ wastes top Hollywood talent

[Meta: Collateral Beauty, David Frankel, Will Smith, Naomie Harris, Edward Norton, Helen…

Will Smith and Helen Mirren can’t save “Collateral Beauty.” (Courtesy Warner Bros.)