Jonathan Sanchez

Carlos Beltran #15 of the New York Mets celebrates his fifth inning two run home run against the San Francisco Giants on May 5, 2011.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Avert Giants Sweep With 5-2 Win

Mike Pelfrey pitched into the eighth against a limited lineup, Carlos Beltran homered and the Mets averted a Giants sweep with a 5-2 win Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

Giants 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval begins his swing as he connects on a three run home run off of starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez #38 of the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Coors Field on April 19, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Again Jump Ahead Early, Defeat Rockies

The San Francisco Giants beat Colorado 6-3 Tuesday night, spoiling Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez’s return from the disabled list.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a MLB baseball game at AT&T Park April 13, 2011 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sandoval, Fontenot Homer In Giants Victory Over Dodgers

Pablo Sandoval hit a tying solo home run in the sixth inning and last-minute fill-in Mike Fontenot connected two batters later, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers.

CBS San Francisco–04/13/2011

12th Inning

World Champion Giants Hold On In 12 Innings To Win Home Opener

The San Francisco Giants celebrated raising the World Series flag with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

Jonathan Sanchez #57 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third inning at Dodger Stadium on April 1, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Giants Give Up 2 Run Lead, Lose To Dodgers

The defending World Series champions lost 4-3 to the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

Cactus League Play

Sanchez Helps Giants Shut Out Angels

Jonathan Sanchez pitched six sharp innings to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

Freddy Sanchez #21 of the San Francisco Giants throws to first base to turn a double play on Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers during the first inning of the exhibition baseball game in the first meeting between the two teams since the World Series at Scottsdale Stadium on March 7, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Following the action at second base is Mark DeRosa #7 of the San Francisco Giants. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Giants Top Rangers In 1st Meeting Since World Series

Pat Burrell hit a two-run home run and Cody Ross drove in two runs with a two-out single in the fifth inning, rallying the San Francisco Giants past the Texas Rangers.

CBS San Francisco–03/07/2011

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

Sanchez Pitches 3 Solid Innings, Giants Beat D-Backs

Jonathan Sanchez threw three solid innings, Freddy Sanchez collected his first two hits of the spring and the San Francisco Giants beat an Arizona Diamondbacks’ split-squad 4-2 Wednesday night.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

Starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez #57 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Texas Rangers in Game Three of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 30, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Giants’ Sanchez Faltering In Post-Season

Jonathan Sanchez is lights-out when he’s on — take his no-hitter against the Padres in July 2009 — or jittery and way off when he’s not. Saturday was one of those off days.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches agasint the Atlanta Braves during the second inning of game one of the NLDS at AT&T Park on October 7, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lincecum To Start World Series Opener For Giants

Tim Lincecum will start Wednesday night’s World Series opener for the San Francisco Giants against the Texas Rangers. Matt Cain will follow in Game 2 on Thursday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010