Giants right-hander Matt Cain departed in the fourth inning of San Francisco’s 10-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night after getting hit on his pitching arm by a line drive from Gaby Sanchez. X-rays on Cain’s bruised forearm were negative.
Brayan Villarreal walked Marco Scutaro with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, handing the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
“We’re going to have to change this up,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. “We’re not getting any production from our lead-off hitters. We’re definitely going through a tough time and we’re going to change things up here a little bit.”
All-Star Buster Posey drove in a season-high five runs and Chad Gaudin and three relievers combined on a five-hitter, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night.
The latest update of the National League All-Star ballot voting totals has been released by Major League Baseball, and there are some extremely close races involving three San Francisco Giants players.
Juan Perez hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat San Diego 5-4 on Tuesday night, snapping the Padres’ seven-game winning streak.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is out indefinitely with an injury to the pinkie finger on his left hand.
Ryan Vogelsong broke his throwing hand on a swing after pitching himself toward his first win in seven starts, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a terrible road trip to beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Monday night.
Jordan Pacheco hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the fifth and Carlos Gonzalez added a solo homer, helping the Colorado Rockies hold on for a 10-9 win over San Francisco on Friday night that snapped a 10-game skid against the Giants.
Though they had Marco Scutaro only for a brief time, the Colorado Rockies might regret sending him to the San Francisco Giants. Scutaro has ripped apart Colorado pitching since that trade.