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San Francisco Giants-Washington Nationals preview

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — GIANTS AT WASHINGTONFriday: Giants' Tim Hudson (8-9, 3.03) vs. Nationals' Doug Fister (12-3, 2.20), 4:05 p.
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Giants lose to Cubs 2-1 in suspended game

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — The San Francisco Giants lose 2-1 to the Chicago Cubs in the completion of Tuesday's suspended game.
  • 23 hr 5 min ago

Giants' first baseman Brandon Belt hopes to play again this season

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — Brandon Belt has missed 22 games with a concussion but is hopeful of returning to San Francisco Giants' lineup at some point in September.
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Uh oh! Giants in another rain delay at Wrigley Field

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants' suspended game with Chicago Cubs delayed by rain, but this time ground crew is prepared.
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Giants beat Cubs to complete win-win day

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — After winning their protest with Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants jumped on Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson en route to an 8-3 victory.
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

S.F. Giants win #TarpGate protest: Social media reaction

Inside Bay Area (By George Kelly Bay Area News Group) — Teams will finish play Thursday afternoon after major league executives uphold San Francisco manager's complaint over Tuesday night's rain-delayed game at Chicago's Wrigley Field
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Giants' Brandon Belt out at least two or three more weeks

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt saw a concussion specialist on Monday; Bochy said Belt needs rest to recover.
  • 2 days ago

Cubs' GM says good-faith effort was made to continue Giants game

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — Chicago Cubs' general manager Jed Hoyer said Wrigley Field was hit by a flash storm, and that his team wanted to continue what became a rain-shortened Giants' loss on Tuesday night.
  • 2 days ago

Giants' controversial rain-shortened 2-0 loss to Chicago Cubs explained by umpire

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — Crew chief Hunter Wendelstedt explains why game was called official after 4 1/2 innings -- it's the rule -- despite Giants' feeling that not everything was done to play the full nine.
  • 2 days ago

Giants protest rain-shortened loss to Chicago Cubs

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants said they were told everything possible would be done to complete Tuesday night's game at Wrigley Field, and team's management felt that was not the case
  • 2 days ago

Giants lose to Cubs in controversial finish

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — The San Francisco Giants lose 2-0 to the Chicago Cubs after a mistake by the Wrigley Field grounds crew during a rain delay results in an unplayable infield.
  • 2 days ago
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Purdy: Bud Selig offers revisionist history on A's-Giants territorial rights feud

Inside Bay Area (By Mark Purdy Mercury News Columnist) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco...
  • 2 days ago
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Bud Selig: Oakland A's situation 'complicated'

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Retiring baseball commissioner Bud Selig says he couldn't have done anything differently for Oakland
  • 2 days ago
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Giants might be without Hector Sanchez for remainder of season

Inside Bay Area (By Alex Pavlovic <a href='mailto:apavlovic) — San Francisco Giants' backup catcher has his second concussion, and manager Bruce Bochy said Sanchez could have to miss the rest of the 2014 season.
  • 3 days ago
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San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs preview

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — GIANTS AT CHICAGO CUBSTuesday: Giants' Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71) vs. Cubs' Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15), 5:05 p.
  • 3 days ago
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Michael Morse's swagger returns now that his bat is on fire

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — San Francisco Giants' power hitter Michael Morse leads a resurgence of sorts at AT&T as team finally wins a series at home.
  • 4 days ago
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Tim Lincecum survives shaky outing in Giants' win over Phillies

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — San Francisco Giants take two of three from Philadelphia Phillies as Lincecum goes five innings and improves to 10-8
  • 5 days ago
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Bryan Stow visits Giants' clubhouse before Sunday's game

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — Ardent San Francisco Giants' fan Bryan Stow, who was the victim of a beating at Dodger Stadium in 2011, was guided around the clubhouse by pitcher Jeremy Affeldt and third base coach Tim Flannery,...
  • 5 days ago
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Giants rally, beat Phillies 6-5

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — San Francisco Giants hot-hitting rookie Joe Panik plays a key role in a game-tying, four-run rally and starts the game-deciding rally in win over the Philadelphia Phillies
  • 5 days ago
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Giants lose 5-3 to Phillies in 10 innings

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — San Francisco Giants waste gem by Madison Bumgarner, lose to Philadelphia Phillies
  • 6 days ago
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Blog Articles

Bruce Bochy on Buster Posey changing positions — eventual SF Giants talking point

SFGate.com (John Shea) — It has been a subject among fans for quite a while, and manager Bruce Bochy just addressed it — to change positions or not change positions? The subject: Buster Posey. “Right now, no....
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Whew! SF Giants take nightcap 5-3, win unforgettable series

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Chicago – The Giants’ mood swings were off the charts in three extraordinary days at Wrigley Field. The takeaways: A grounds crew that made history, a 2-0 loss, a successful protest that wiped out...
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After all that, SF Giants lose suspended game 2-1

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Chicago – In the end, it didn’t matter. The Giants still lost. The Cubs still won. The only difference was the final score: 2-1 instead of 2-0. At least they played nine innings, and that’s what...
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Another rain delay at Wrigley Field — SF Giants and Cubs waiting it out

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Naturally, there’s a rain delay. All that work, all those hours, all that trouble to turn Tuesday’s game into a suspended game to be resumed tonight . . . and now we’re on hold. This game was to...
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Giants beat Cubs 8-3 — no malfunctions this time

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Chicago – The Giants went to bed Tuesday night thinking they had lost the series opener to the Cubs. Not so. The opener actually was Wednesday – thanks to their protest being upheld — and...
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Details of SF Giants’ protest — ‘rules were not properly applied’

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Chicago — The Giants formally filed a protest with Major League Baseball this morning, citing Rule 4.12 (a)(3) and claiming the Cubs’ grounds crew didn’t do what umpires requested Tuesday...
  • 2 days ago

Goofiest rain delay ever — SF Giants fall to Cubs 2-0

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Chicago – The Giants lost 2-0 Tuesday night in a game that was called after five innings, and they couldn’t be happy about how it was handled by the Cubs. Give the win to Tsuyoshi Wada and...
  • 2 days ago
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Another concussion for Hector Sanchez — Brian Sabean: baseball to look for answers

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Hector Sanchez was diagnosed with another concussion – caused when he took a foul tip off his mask with Triple-A Fresno  — and manager Bruce Bochy said it’s possible the catcher will miss...
  • 2 days ago
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SF Giants rarity — consecutive home wins; Panik hurt

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — By Henry Schulman The Giants have begged their fans to have faith that they will escape their nosedive and challenge the Dodgers for the division. The fans rightfully responded by demanding the...
  • 5 days ago
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Lineup for SF Giants, who go for rare home win double

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — The Giants opened the day in a wild-card position. Wild. Giants go for their first consecutive home wins since June. Also wild. With Levi’s Stadium opening for the Niners today, the...
  • 5 days ago
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Joe Panik lifts Giants to rare home victory — second baseman hitting .410 in 11 games

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Maybe the Giants have their second baseman. In Saturday’s 6-5 victory over the Phillies, Joe Panik had two of the Giants’ biggest hits to prompt some rare good vibes at China Basin. The Giants had...
  • 5 days ago
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Bruce Bochy: Too early for Giants to talk about wild card

SFGate.com (John Shea) — From Bruce Bochy: “We’re still in striking distance (of first place) and of course right there with the wild card, which we don’t like to talk about right now.” So the manager was asked if the...
  • 6 days ago
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SF Giants blow late lead, lose to Phillies in 10

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — By Henry Schulman Signs have abounded for months that the 2014 Giants are not destined for another parade in an even-numbered year. For anyone who somehow had missed them, Friday night’s...
  • 6 days ago
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Madison Bumgarner needs to take his stand at home for SF Giants tonight, plus lineup

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — For a team to own a 21-36 stretch and believe it can make the playoffs, it needs to take a stand. More specifically, each underperforming player must take a stand and endeavor to be better. Would...
  • 7 days ago
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SF Giants end losing streak with unusual ruling, seven-run inning

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — By Henry Schulman No team needed a break more than the Giants, and no pitcher more than Jake Peavy. They got a monstrous one Wednesday, benefiting from a disliked rule that probably will be...
  • 9 days ago
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SF Giants’ Jake Peavy changes numbers in a bid to change his numbers?

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Jake Peavy is changing uniform numbers from 43 to 22. He wore 44 with San Diego and Boston. That one is retired here, so he wore 43 in his first three starts. Now he’s going to 22, which,...
  • 9 days ago
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Giants lose 3-2 in 10 innings to White Sox — still struggling at home

SFGate.com (John Shea) — It’s almost unfair for a team trying to get its act together at home to face Chris Sale in a homestand opener. Sale dominated the Giants for eight innings and 117 pitches Tuesday night, but they...
  • 9 days ago
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Honoring Robin Williams on Jerry Garcia Tribute Night — and other Giants pregame news

SFGate.com (John Shea) — In Tim Lincecum’s first postseason game, he struck out 14 Braves in a two-hit shutout over the Braves (Division Series, 2010) and got a congratulatory handshake from Robin Williams....
  • 9 days ago
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Tim Lincecum battered to end SF Giants’ lost weekend in Kansas City

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — By Henry Schulman Kansas City – The Giants, or some semblance thereof, flew home Sunday after being swept by Kansas City to end a 10-game trip that started with with a 3-1 romp through New York...
  • 12 days ago
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SF Giants promote a first baseman in bid to end losing streak, plus Fresno-heavy lineup

SFGate.com (Henry Schulman) — Rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic? I’ve heard that analogy a lot from fans. Shortly, we will find out why the Giants recalled first baseman Adam Duvall from Triple-A Fresno and...
  • 12 days ago
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