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Hunter Pence

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants points to the sky to celebrate his solo home run during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 27, 2013 in Denver. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Homers By Pence, Sandoval Help Giants Defeat Rockies

Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval hit back-to-back homers and Yusmeiro Petit won his first game in four years, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Tuesday night.

08/27/2013

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants Drop 3rd Straight, Lose To Pirates

Madison Bumgarner (11-8) took a shutout into the seventh and wound up allowing three runs on seven hits over eight innings. He walked four and struck out five.

08/23/2013

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two run double against the Miami Marlins during the first inning at Marlins Park on August 16, 2013 in Miami. (Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Pence Powers Giants To 14-10 Win Over Marlins

Hunter Pence hit two doubles, a triple and drove in five runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 14-10 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.

08/16/2013

Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Baltimore Orioles at AT&T Park on August 9, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Returns, Giants Lose To Orioles In 10 Innings

Brandon Belt had two hits, including a home run, for the Giants, who have lost five of seven. Javier Lopez (1-2) allowed all three runs in the 10th to take the loss.

08/09/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Marco Scutaro #19 after Pence hit a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 8, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bochy Promises Lineup Changes: Pence Or Scutaro To Lead-Off

“We’re going to have to change this up,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. “We’re not getting any production from our lead-off hitters. We’re definitely going through a tough time and we’re going to change things up here a little bit.”

08/05/2013

Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Hunter Pence #8 after Blanco scored on an RBI single from Marco Scutaro #19 (not pictured) against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning at AT&T Park on May 8, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Twitter Users Try To Trick Hunter Pence Into Thinking He Was Traded

Hunter Pence quickly became a fan favorite in Philadelphia because of his hard play, general quirkiness, and most famously his slogan, “Let’s go eat!” which became jargon for Philadelphians.

07/31/2013

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on April 26, 2013 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Giants May Deal Pence, Lincecum, Lopez

The San Francisco Giants are listening on potential trades for outfielder Hunter Pence, starter Tim Lincecum and reliever Javier Lopez, their three major free agents, but a person connected to the Giants organization pegged the price as “very strong” on Pence and Lincecum.

07/30/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Marco Scutaro #19 after Pence hit a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 8, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees, Reds Signal Interest In Hunter Pence

The New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds are among the latest teams to check in on the San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence, but there doesn’t appear to be a match with those teams at this point.

07/30/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants’ Pence Is Top Outfield Trade Target

The outfield trading market, once bordering on woeful, looks a bit better with Hunter Penceavailable and hitting well. Giancarlo Stanton, Michael Cuddyer and Jose Bautista remain all but certain to stay put, but Pence is a big add to a fairly thin group.

07/29/2013

Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes the ball from Chad Gaudin #57 taking him out of the game in the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park on July 24, 2013 in San Francisco. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gaudin Gives Up 6 Runs, Giants Lose To Reds In Series Finale

The Cincinnati Reds found just about every way to beat the San Francisco Giants this season after falling in frustrating fashion to the World Series champions last October.

07/24/2013

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