Giants Epic Second-Half Collapse Continues With Sweep By Pirates Andrew McCutcheon had two hits, including a two-run homer, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied from a four-run deficit to complete a three-game sweep of the freefalling San Francisco Giants.
Giants Have Best Record In National League After Cueto Helps Defeat RockiesJohnny Cueto pitched a five-hitter to become the NL's first 13-game winner, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 on Wednesday night to move atop the major league standings.
A's, Giants To Attend Tim Lincecum Showcase FridayTwo-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday as he attempts to make a comeback from hip surgery last year.
Giants Fall To Dbacks In 11 Innings More than 4 1/2 hours of baseball and it was well worth it for Jake Lamb and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Bochy's Spring Off To A Painful StartMadison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.
Samardzija, Giants Finalize $90 Million, 5-Year DealFree agent Jeff Samardzija and the Giants have finalized a $90 million, five-year contract, giving San Francisco a top-tier starter to complement ace Madison Bumgarner.
Cardinals Tie Up Series With Giants With 9th Inning HomerKolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Peavy, Giants Open Playoff Series In WashingtonFriday's matchup between Washington's Stephen Strasburg and San Francisco's Jake Peavy - pals who sometimes work out together in San Diego - gives one indication of the gap in experience the series represents. Strasburg, held out of the 2012 postseason to protect his surgically repaired elbow, will be making his playoff debut; Peavy will be making his sixth October start, including as a member of last season's World Series champion Boston Red Sox.
SF Skids To 6th Straight Loss; Former Giants Prospect Liriano Strikes Out 11 In Pirates' 3-1 WinFrancisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Giants Struggle In 5-0 Loss To PiratesVance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
NL West Looks Like 2-Team Race As Giants, Dodgers Prepare For Crucial SeriesThe Los Angeles Dodgers don't have to look much further than their poor record against San Francisco to understand why they trail the Giants by 1 1/2 games for the NL West lead.