A's Assistant Chip Hale Leaving To Become Manager Of DiamondbacksThe 49-year-old managed in Arizona's minor league system for six seasons and was with the Diamondbacks from 2007-09 in the first of eight consecutive seasons as a big league third base coach. He spent 2010-11 with the New York Mets and the last three seasons with Oakland under manager Bob Melvin.
Historic Bumgarner, Posey Grand Slams Lift Giants Over Diamondbacks, 8-4Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.
Giants Lose To Diamondbacks, 2-0
Bumgarner Pitches 9 Innings In Giants Win Over DiamondbacksEverything was working for Madison Bumgarner.
Bee Swarm Briefly Delays Giants-Diamondbacks Game In PhoenixThe game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday in Phoenix generated plenty of buzz on and off the field after it was briefly delayed over a swarm of bees.
Giants, Bumgarner Get Big Opening Day Test In Rival DiamondbacksLeft-hander Madison Bumgarner, an All-Star last season, makes his first opening-day start for the Giants and Brandon McCarthy starts for the Diamondbacks.
Giants Lose 4-3 On Walk-Off By D-BacksEric Chavez lined the first pitch he saw from Sandy Rosario in the ninth inning for a game-ending single, sending the Giants to a 4-3 loss the Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
Posey Homers And Lifts Giants Over Diamondbacks 3-2Buster Posey had a two-run home run in the fifth to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday night.
Giants Out Of Postseason Picture; Lose To Diamondbacks 15-2Ian Kennedy pitched six innings to earn his NL-best 21st win and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the San Francisco Giants 15-2 on Saturday night, eliminating the defending World Series champions from the postseason picture.
Giants-Diamondbacks Game Delayed By Power FailureThe Arizona Diamondbacks' game against the San Francisco Giants was delayed 27 minutes in the seventh inning due to a power failure.
Zito Hurt, Sanchez Leads SF To Fourth Straight WinFreddy Sanchez doubled in the tying run in the sixth inning, then put San Francisco up for good with a two-run single in the seventh and the Giants won their fourth in a row by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Saturday night.