Matt Cain gave up two hits in five shutout innings and Hunter Pence and Andres Torres hit two-run homers in the San Francisco Giants’ 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday.
San Francisco outfielder Andres Torres won’t play for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic and will be sidelined for at least a week because of a strained oblique.
Bruce Bochy wants his players to enjoy the feeling of being reigning champions, keep the memories and remember how difficult it is to get to the top — and remember the work it takes to stay there.
Outfielder Andres Torres is returning to the San Francisco Giants, reaching agreement Thursday on a one-year contract.
In a rapid-fire series of moves at the winter meetings, the Mets agreed to trade center fielder Angel Pagan to San Francisco for outfielder Andres Torres and pitcher Ramon Ramirez.
When you win a World Series you tend to forget the smallest of details. Who cares when you are the World Champions? Those details are proving to be the downfall of the San Francisco Giants in 2011.
Ryan Vogelsong won his career-best sixth straight decision, Orlando Cabrera hit a two-run double and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants remained atop the NL West.
Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors and the Giants finally gave Madison Bumgarner some run support at home while beating the Dodgers.
Cameron Maybin had three hits and three RBIs, Anthony Rizzo drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Tuesday night.
The San Francisco Giants overcame another erratic start by pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Friday night.