Justin Christian

Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI double in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 22, 2012 at Dodger Stadium. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants Sweep Dodgers, Arias Drives In 5 Runs In Victory

Matt Cain pitched seven strong innings, Joaquin Arias homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Wednesday night.


Ramon Ortiz seen pitching for the Cubs in 2011 (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Giants Sign Ramon Ortiz, 2 Others To Minor League Deals

Right-hander Ramon Ortiz has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and been invited to big league spring training.


Chris Stewart #37, Jeff Keppinger #8 and Mark DeRosa #7 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate two runs off of a Justin Christian #51 double for a 5-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 21, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Giants Stay Alive With Victory Over Dodgers

Justin Christian had three hits and drove in three runs—all with two outs—and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 Wednesday night to keep their slim NL West playoff hopes alive.