Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.
Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.
Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.
Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals capitalized on Matt Cain’s erratic start to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Entering the week, the 42-21 Giants are a full three games up on their cross-bay rivals for the best record in Major League Baseball. Unlike past post-season -bound squads where the starting rotation was called on to cover the blemishes of very bumpy lineup, this year’s team is deep.
Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the San Francisco Giants past the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday.
Madison Bumgarner pitched eight superb innings and Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Friday night.
Brandon Crawford led off the 10th inning with a splash homer to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
Tony Campana hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 6-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.