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Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird (R) and the crew work on Wrigley Field after a downpour delayed the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are Baseball Rules Out-Of-Date Regarding Rain-Shortened Games?

That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

08/20/2014

A downpour left standing water in the infield preventing the grounds crew from getting the tarp on the field after play was suspended in the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: ’26th Man’ Costs Giants The Game In Rainy Wrigley Field Tarp Fail

KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Midwest baseball. Summer rain. Nothing unusual there. Except for […]

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Cubs In Rain-Shortened Game After Tarp Fail By Grounds Crew

Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

08/19/2014

(Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Morse Paces Giants Past Phillies 5-2

Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.

08/17/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Matt Duffy #50 after Panik scored the go ahead run against the Philadelphia Phillies in the bottom of the eighth inning at AT&T Park on August 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Panik Helps Giants Beat Phillies 6-5

Joe Panik tripled and scored on Gregor Blanco’s tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, helping the Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Saturday.

08/16/2014

Phillies v Giants

Giants Unable To Hold On, Lose To Phillies In 10 Innings

Chase Utley was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the 10th inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night.

08/15/2014

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Giants Give 100-Year-Old Fan Tickets To Her First Game At AT&T Park

An East Bay woman is getting the ultimate present from her favorite baseball team for her 100th birthday.

08/15/2014

(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Warm And Fuzzy Candlestick Memories

Thursday night’s Paul McCartney concert is the last event scheduled for Candlestick Park.

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