NL West

Giants Stumble, Fall To Padres 7-2Alexi Amarista drove in three runs on three hits and San Diego handed the stumbling San Francisco Giants their 12th loss in the past 15 games, 7-2 Tuesday night.
Giants, Rockies Clash In Battle Of Surprise NL West LeadersThe Giants kick off a three-game set at Coors Field on Tuesday night trying to put some distance between themselves and the second-place Rockies.
Giants Seek Fresh Start As 2nd Half BeginsThe defending World Series champions must get back to work in a hurry if they want to hang around in an NL West that is still wide open.
Giants To Host Reds Saturday In Playoff OpenerThe Western Division Giants will also host game 2 of the best-of-five National League Division Series on Sunday before the matchup shifts to Cincinnati.
Bumgarner, Scutaro Deliver As Giants Win NL West The San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres to clinch the National League West Division Title.
Giants Bring Season-High Lead Into ColoradoThe Giants will look to tack on to that advantage beginning Monday night when they open a three-game road series against the Colorado Rockies.
Bold Second Half Predictions For The San Francisco GiantsThe mere fact that the Giants are right in the thick of things when they have endured some hardships is a good sign. Closer Brian Wilson has been lost for the season and second baseman Freddy Sanchez will not play a game for the Giants in 2012.
Do Giants Have What It Takes To Run Away With NL West?Yesterday's 3-0 whitewashing of the Los Angeles Dodgers finally put the San Francisco Giants where they feel they belong, in first place in the National League West, now tied with L.A.
Giants Sweep Dodgers, Lincecum Gets 1st Victory Since AprilTim Lincecum won for the first time in nearly two months to end the worst drought of his career, throwing four-hit ball over seven innings, and the San Francisco Giants held the Dodgers scoreless for the third straight game in a 3-0 win Wednesday.
1st Place On The Line As Giants Attempt Sweep Of DodgersA victory by the Giants in Wednesday's series finale at AT&T Park would move them into a first-place tie, giving the struggling Dodgers company atop the division for the first time since they took over the lead April 11.
Lincecum Lags, Giants Lose To Rangers 5-0Alexi Ogando pitched three perfect innings before leaving with a strained groin after a bunt single, combining with three relievers combined on a three-hitter and leading the Texas Rangers past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Sunday.
11th Inning Pinch Hit Lifts Giants Over Brewers, 4-3Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez singled over a five-man infield with the bases loaded in the 11th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday to take the three-game series.