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Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals Chase Lincecum Early, Defeat Giants 6-2

Jordan Zimmermann pitched eight strong innings, Asdrubal Cabrera homered and the Nationals kept up their dominance of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum with a 6-2 win Saturday.

08/23/2014

Giants v Nationals

Giants Romp, Snap Nationals’ 10-Game Win Streak

The Washington Nationals’ winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.

08/22/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamacare.

08/22/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants follows through on an RBI single scoring Adam Duvall during the sixth inning of a resumed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

After Winning ‘Tarpgate’ Protest, Giants Lose To Cubs In Suspended Game

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Win Protest Of ‘TarpGate’ Game Loss After Botched Wrigley Field Tarp Placement

The San Francisco Giants have won their protest of Tuesday night’s rain-delayed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field which ended in a loss for the Giants after grounds crews mishandled the placing of the infield tarp, resulting in an unplayable surface after the rain passed.

08/20/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird (R) and the crew work on Wrigley Field after a downpour delayed the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are Baseball Rules Out-Of-Date Regarding Rain-Shortened Games?

That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

08/20/2014

A downpour left standing water in the infield preventing the grounds crew from getting the tarp on the field after play was suspended in the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: ’26th Man’ Costs Giants The Game In Rainy Wrigley Field Tarp Fail

KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Midwest baseball. Summer rain. Nothing unusual there. Except for […]

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Cubs In Rain-Shortened Game After Tarp Fail By Grounds Crew

Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

08/19/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig ‘Frustrated’ Over Unresolved A’s Ballpark Situation, Reiterates Need For New Stadium

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.” The Oakland Athletics still don’t have the new ballpark he says he believes they desperately need.

08/19/2014

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