Pinch-hitter Aramis Ramirez singled to drive in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Barry Zito threw seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Tuesday night for a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Tim Lincecum struck out 12 to surpass Christy Mathewson for most double-digit strikeout games in Giants history, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 2-0 on Wednesday night.
The Braves knocked Madison Bumgarner (0-3) out early, taking the opener of a weekend series and rematch of last fall’s NL division series won by the World Series champion Giants.
Tim Lincecum took a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Coors Field and San Francisco Giants routed the Colorado Rockies 8-1.
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat San Francisco 6-1 on Monday night when players from both teams denounced violence in the rivalry.
Marcus Thames tripled in the go-ahead run during a four-run seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-5 Sunday night, taking three of four from the defending World Series champions.
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.
Pat Burrell signed a $1 million, one-year contract with the World Series champion Giants on Friday, taking a below-market deal to remain in San Francisco.
Pat Burrell and the World Series champion San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, giving the club another returning face for what it hopes will be another deep run in 2011.