Mike Minor pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Evan Gattis drove in a run with his first career triple as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants for the first time in five tries this season, 5-0 on Tuesday night.
Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
Tony Campana hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 6-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
Michael Morse keyed a six-run first inning with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants beat Los Angeles 8-4 on Friday, spoiling a Dodgers’ home opener played nearly two weeks after they began the season in Australia.
Yan Gomes hit two home runs to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 12-11 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. The teams combined for seven home runs.
Ryan Vogelsong tinkered with his mechanics and it seemed to throw him out of whack, so the San Francisco Giants right-hander reverted to his longstanding delivery.
Madison Bumgarner took another positive step in preparation for his first opening-day start, throwing three scoreless innings Tuesday in the San Francisco Giants’ 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
Right-hander Ryan Vogelsong has finalized his $5 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Hunter Pence hit his career-best 26th home run to back a shaky outing by Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 7-3 Friday night.
The San Diego Padres are playing well as the season winds down, but their recent history at AT&T Park suggests it might not end as favorably.