Yasiel Puig

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…

 

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)

Bochy says the game has changed, with regards to players like Yasiel Puig

LOS ANGELES -- When Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig came out…

 

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)

Bonta Hill: Nick Hundley was in the wrong during his fight with Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig

After two, drama-filled wins over the Los Angeles Dodgers, the up-and-down San…

 

San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley makes contact against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Yasiel Puig suspended, Nick Hundley fined for fight between Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants

The Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner has handed down disciplinary…

San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley makes contact against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Suarez, seen here in his April debut, set a career high for innings pitched on Monday. (Courtesy SF Giants/via Twitter)

Dodgers-Giants fight punctuates comeback performance for Andrew Suarez

LOS ANGELES -- Since Andrew Suarez came up to the San Francisco…

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

Nick Hundley and Yasiel Puig touch off fight between Dodgers and Giants

LOS ANGELES -- Yasiel Puig looked disappointed, to put it mildly. The…

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)
Clayton Kershaw was his typically dominant self on Wednesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Clayton Kershaw halts Giants’ winning streak

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants entered Wednesday’s day game on a…

Clayton Kershaw was his typically dominant self on Wednesday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig could square off again for all Bruce Bochy knows. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bochy on potential of Bum vs. Puig, round 2: ‘I couldn’t give you the odds’

AT&T PARK — The last time Madison Bumgarner faced Yasiel Puig and the Los…

Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig could square off again for all Bruce Bochy knows. (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)
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, left, and relief pitcher Santiago Casilla celebrate after the Giants' 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a Saturday's game in Los Angeles. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Giants halt losing streak by beating LA

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Cueto pitched 7 1/3 sharp innings, and the…

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, left, and relief pitcher Santiago Casilla celebrate after the Giants' 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a Saturday's game in Los Angeles. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Brandon Crawford celebrates his home run during the sixth inning of the Giants' spring training matchup against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Jeff Samardzija sharp with 5 strikeouts in first appearance as Giant vs. Dodgers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Giants starter Jeff Samardzija struck out five in three…

Brandon Crawford celebrates his home run during the sixth inning of the Giants' spring training matchup against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. (Chris Carlson/AP)
The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, flips his bat after hitting a two-run shot off A's starter Jesse Chavez during Oakland's Wednesday night loss in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Dodgers rally late to beat A’s, stay atop NL West

LOS ANGELES — After Yasiel Puig's mother threw out the first pitch…

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, flips his bat after hitting a two-run shot off A's starter Jesse Chavez during Oakland's Wednesday night loss in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
At 28, three-time All-Star Buster Posey has reached an elite level among major league catchers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Old man Buster

Sometime between his third World Series parade last autumn, his springtime anointment…

At 28, three-time All-Star Buster Posey has reached an elite level among major league catchers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Lenny Ignelzi/AP file photoDodgers star Yasiel Puig

Dodgers place Puig on disabled list

SAN DIEGO — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed right fielder Yasiel Puig…

Lenny Ignelzi/AP file photoDodgers star Yasiel Puig
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP file photoYasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers' lineup for Tuesday's Game 4 of the NL Division Series against the Cardinals. Puig struck out seven straight times before tripling to end the streak in Game 3.

Dodgers bench Puig for Game 4

ST. LOUIS -- Slumping All-Star Yasiel Puig was benched by the Los…

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP file photoYasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers' lineup for Tuesday's Game 4 of the NL Division Series against the Cardinals. Puig struck out seven straight times before tripling to end the streak in Game 3.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezLos Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig runs to first base as he grounds out during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday

Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba

The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezLos Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig runs to first base as he grounds out during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday
AP Photo/Gregory BullLos Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig breaks his bat as he grounds out while playing the San Diego Padres during the third inning of an opening night baseball game on Sunday

Padres topple Dodgers in North American opener

Seth Smith hit a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris…

AP Photo/Gregory BullLos Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig breaks his bat as he grounds out while playing the San Diego Padres during the third inning of an opening night baseball game on Sunday
AP Photo/Don Wright

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig asks Florida trooper to let him go after speeding

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig begs a trooper who clocked him…

AP Photo/Don Wright