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.
Bumgarner's Gem Leads Reshuffled Giants Over Cubs, 4-0Madison 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.
Giants Lose To Cubs, Fall 6 Games Back In NL WestAlfonso 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.
Bumgarner, Keppinger Help Giants Hold Off AstrosJeff 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.
Giants Again Frustrated By Astros In 3-1 LossOrlando 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.
Cain Outduels Hamels As Giants Top PhilliesMatt 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.
Astros Trade 2B Keppinger To GiantsThe Houston Astros have traded second baseman Jeff Keppinger to the San Francisco Giants for two Double-A pitchers.