Starling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 12-8 on Wednesday night.
San Francisco pitcher George Kontos has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball, which said he intentionally threw a pitch at Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been banned for one.
The brass behind two of the last three World Series titles plans to stick together for at least another four seasons.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Pablo Sandoval has a new weigh-in and a new weight to meet this weekend.
The San Francisco Giants have announced a series of front office promotions. The moves could be preludes to contract extensions for GM Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy.
San Francisco Giants pitching ace Matt Cain appears to be OK after an injury scare on Sunday.
“It’s pretty special to have your son here, I’m not going to lie,” SF Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.
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.
Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, agreeing to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants.
When the odds seemed against the San Francisco Giants favor throughout the postseason, the team battled and won the World Series for each other.