Jeff Keppinger

Shortstop Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros as he tries to steal second base in the seventh inning on August 20, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Giants Reach Deal With Fontenot; Keppinger Let Go

The San Francisco Giants agreed to a $1.05 million, one-year contract with infielder Mike Fontenot, keeping him over second baseman Jeff Keppinger.


Madison Bumgarner

Bumgarner’s Gem Leads Reshuffled Giants Over Cubs, 4-0

Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.

CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011

Ryan Vogelsong of the San Francisco Giants. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giants Lose To Cubs, Fall 6 Games Back In NL West

Alfonso Soriano drove in two runs and hit one of the longest homers at AT&T Park, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

Jeff Keppinger #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two-run double against the Houston Astros in the fifth inning during an MLB baseball game August 26, 2011 at AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Keppinger Help Giants Hold Off Astros

Jeff Keppinger hit a two-run double, Madison Bumgarner won for just the second time in six starts and the San Francisco Giants held off the Houston Astros 2-1 on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants looks on after giving up a home run to Jordan Schafer #1 of the Houston Astros in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at AT&T Park on August 25, 2011 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giants Again Frustrated By Astros In 3-1 Loss

Orlando Cabrera drove in San Francisco’s only run with an RBI groundout in the third. The Giants, losers of five of seven, fell three games behind first-place Arizona in the NL West.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011

Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants. (Len Redkoles/Getty Images)

Cain Outduels Hamels As Giants Top Phillies

Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning to outduel Cole Hamels and lead the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/27/2011

Jeff Keppinger (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Astros Trade 2B Keppinger To Giants

The Houston Astros have traded second baseman Jeff Keppinger to the San Francisco Giants for two Double-A pitchers.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011