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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 28: Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates tags out Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants attempting to steal second base in the bottom of the sixth inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Struggle In 5-0 Loss To Pirates

Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

07/28/2014

Inductee Tony La Russa gives his speech at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. La Russa managed for 33 seasons with 2,728 victories and led his teams to six pennants and three Worls Series titles. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Honors His Players In Hall Of Fame Speech

Former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa singled out his former players in the audience as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday.

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Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers completes the double play over the top of Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Power Rankings: Giants Still A Top 5 Team After Sweep At Home?

The Giant’s remain among the league’s elite, despite a sputtering offense. The A’s? Still #1, but look who’s right behind them.

07/28/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 27: Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores, beating the throw to pitcher Jake Peavy #43 of the San Francisco Giants in the top of the fifth inning at AT&T Park on July 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Gordon scored from third base when Adrian Gonzalez (not pictured) struck out on a pitch in the dirt and the throw went to first base. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Swept By Dodgers

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu’s third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

07/27/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers, 9-3

John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

07/27/2014

Manager Tony LaRussa

Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.

07/27/2014

Jake Peavy

Giants Bolster Rotation By Acquiring Jake Peavy From Boston

The Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.

07/26/2014

Giants v. Dodgers

Puig, Dodgers Go Triple-Crazy, Beat Giants 8-1

Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with 3 triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 Friday night.

07/25/2014

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Rangers Use Record 31st Pitcher, Beat A’s 4-1

Jerome Williams pitched 6 solid innings in an unlikely start and Feliz got his first save in three seasons for the Rangers in a 4-1 victory over AL West-leading Oakland on Friday night.

07/25/2014

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 24: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies attempts a double-play in the first inning as Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants slides into second base during a game at Citizens Bank Park on July 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 2-1. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Giants Lose To Phillies, 2-1

Cole Hamels used an amped-up fastball in his latest dominant performance.

07/24/2014