Chad Gaudin threw seven sharp innings, Brett Pill and Brandon Crawford hit homers, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a five-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.
The San Francisco Giants have called up catcher Hector Sanchez and right-handed reliever Jake Dunning. To make room for the newcomers, San Francisco sent first baseman Brett Pill to Triple-A Fresno.
Tommy Milone won his second straight decision following a five-start skid, pinch-hitter Nate Freiman had a two-run single, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 9-6 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.
Buster Posey delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Giants rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Monday night to match their best winning streak of the season at three games.
Ryan Vogelsong pitched into the eighth inning for the first time this season, Brett Pill hit a two-run homer off Clayton Kershaw and the San Francisco Giants defeated the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Tuesday night.
Rookie Hector Sanchez has earned the Giants’ backup catcher job behind 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Buster Posey after his impressive spring, leaving Eli Whiteside as odd man out.
Brett Pill hit a three-run homer in the fourth off Kevin Slowey. The shot far over the left-field fence sent a group of fans scrambling in the sunbaked sand outside Goodyear Ballpark for a Cactus League souvenir.
Ryan Vogelsong threw seven shutout innings, Mike Fontenot tripled in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-1 on Monday night.
Justin Christian had three hits and drove in three runs—all with two outs—and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 Wednesday night to keep their slim NL West playoff hopes alive.
Aaron Harang threw seven strong innings and Cameron Maybin had two hits and an RBI as the San Diego Padres dealt a big blow to the San Francisco Giants’ fading playoff hopes with a 3-1 victory Wednesday night.