Derek Norris hit a tying, two-run, homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics scored on a wild pitch in the ninth to beat the split-squad San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Friday.
Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Thursday.
The San Francisco Giants have recalled catcher Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Fresno and designated Guillermo Quiroz for assignment to clear space on the roster.
The San Francisco Giants placed backup catcher Hector Sanchez on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder in one of several roster moves made by the slumping World Series champions.
The Giants (35-34) couldn’t hold a 3-1 lead for Barry Zito and dropped into fourth place in the NL West for the first time since April 8.
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.
After becoming the youngest member of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series roster, the 23-year-old catcher wants to show improvement.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and a pair of sacrifice flies for a career-high five RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the NL West champion San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Tuesday night.
Tim Lincecum pitched San Francisco one win closer to an NL West crown, and the Giants lowered their magic number to clinch the division to seven with a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.