Melky Cabrera remained the hottest hitter in the National League, Madison Bumgarner picked up his first win in nearly four weeks and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Friday night.
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.
Angel Pagan hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.
Left-handed reliever Javier Lopez has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract to stay with the San Francisco Giants, who also have picked up the $5 million contract option for fellow lefty reliever Jeremy Affeldt.
Pablo Sandoval had three hits, including an RBI double, for the Giants, who matched their season-high five-game losing streak.
Nate Schierholtz hit his second home run of the game leading off the bottom of the 14th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Skip Schumaker’s infield RBI hit capped a three-run eighth inning for St. Louis, who defeated the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night.
Aubrey Huff hit a game-ending single in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a 2-1 victory over the cross-bay rival Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Aubrey Huff ended an 0-for-20 slump with a leadoff homer in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants snapped out of their offensive slumber.