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Melky Cabrera #53 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after hitting a sixth inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 18, 2012. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Giants Face Former Teammate Sanchez In Hopes Of Ending Slump

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.

08/03/2012

Melky Cabrera #53 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates his home run in the first inning with teammates during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Giants Deal Jonathan Sanchez To Royals For Melky Cabrera

The Kansas City Royals have traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez and another minor league pitcher.

11/07/2011

Jonathan Sanchez #57 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 16, 2011 in Atlanta. ( Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Sanchez Injured, Giants Lose To Braves In 11th

The Giants lost their starter in the third inning, the latest in an increasingly dire stretch of injuries for the defending champs.

CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

Andrew McCutchen, Jonathan Sanchez

Sanchez Struggles As Pirates Top Reeling Giants, 9-2

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

Shane Victorino #8 of the Philadelphia Phillies fights with the San Francisco Giants after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning at AT&T Park on August 5, 2011 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giants Lose To Phillies Following Bench-Clearing Brawl

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/05/2011

Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants scores on a foul pop-out by Aubrey Huff #17 against the Cleveland Indians in the bottom of the six inning during a MLB baseball game at AT&T Park June 24, 2011 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Torres Helps Giants Rally Over Cleveland

The San Francisco Giants overcame another erratic start by pitcher Jonathan Sanchez to beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

Aubrey Huff of the San Francisco Giants.

Giants Rally Past Reds 4-2 For Series Split

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 2, 2011 in St. Louis. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Huff Hits 3 Homers, Giants Defeat Cardinals

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

Starting Pitcher Jonathan Sanchez #57 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Giants Blow Late Lead To Rockies, Fall Out Of 1st Place

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/17/2011

Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants hits a double that scored Miguel Tejada #10 of the San Francisco Giants to give the Giants a 4-3 lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth inning at AT&T Park on May 11, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Rally Again To Beat Diamondbacks

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

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