Bumgarner Goes The Distance, But Giants Unable To Hold Off Surging RoyalsBilly Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two runners in the same inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
Lincecum Solid Into 5th, Giants Defeat White Sox In Cactus LeagueTim Lincecum pitched 4 1-3 effective innings, and the Giants rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Bumgarner, Giants Get Past Kershaw In Victory Over DodgersMadison Bumgarner outdueled Clayton Kershaw, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 4-2 win on Friday night when Adrian Gonzalez's hard grounder took a fortunate hop for the final out.
Giants Struggle On Offense, Lose To BrewersMatt Cain allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings, struck out six and didn't walk a batter for the fifth time this year—but it wasn't enough with little help from a stagnant offense.
Giants Activate Arias From DLThe San Francisco Giants activated Joaquin Arias from the disabled list on Friday, more than two weeks after the reserve infielder underwent an emergency appendectomy.
Giants Place Arias On DL With Appendicitis, Recall NoonanThe SF Giants placed infielder Joaquin Arias on the 15-day disabled list Monday with appendicitis. Nick Noonan was recalled from Triple-A Fresno to fill Arias' spot.
Giants Unable To Hold Off MarlinsPinch-hitter Marcell Ozuna's two-run single gave Tom Koehler his first victory in nine career starts, and the Miami Marlins rallied past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday night.
Giants Return Home, Lose To Padres In 13 InningsThe 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.
Cain Sharp 1 Year After Perfecto, Giants Rout PiratesMatt Cain allowed two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Thursday night.
Zito Allows 8 Runs, Giants Lose To PiratesStarling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 12-8 on Wednesday night.
Bumgarner’s Gem Gives Giants Victory Over DodgersMadison Bumgarner pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-0 win against the Dodgers while overshadowing the major league debut of high-priced Los Angeles pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on Tuesday night.
Giants Avoid Sweep, Defeat Reds In Game 3 Of NLDSThird baseman Scott Rolen’s error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.