After dropping seven of eight to conclude a homestand, the San Francisco Giants are looking forward to getting out of town.
What appears to be a favorable matchup against a former teammate could help them get back on track.
The Kansas City Royals have traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez and another minor league pitcher.
The Giants lost their starter in the third inning, the latest in an increasingly dire stretch of injuries for the defending champs.
Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Jeff Karstens bounced back from his worst start of the season and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their first series in three weeks with a 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.
Ramon Ramirez’s pitch hit Shane Victorino square in the lower back, igniting a benches-clearing brawl in San Francisco’s 9-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
The San Francisco Giants overcame another erratic start by pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Friday night.
Aubrey Huff had three hits and two RBIs, Jonathan Sanchez pitched six wildly effective innings and the San Francisco Giants rallied from two runs down for a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday night.
Aubrey Huff hit three home runs and matched his career best with six RBIs and the San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Carlos Gonzalez’s two-run single off Javier Lopez capped a four-run eighth-inning rally and the Colorado Rockies surged back into first place in the NL West with a 5-3 win Tuesday over the San Francisco Giants.
Andres Torres delivered the go-ahead RBI double, Aubrey Huff hit a tying home run and the San Francisco Giants rallied from three runs down for a 4-3 victory over Arizona.