Rookie pitcher Blach, Span carry Giants past Phillies

/ Jun 3, 2017

Rookie pitcher Blach, Span carry Giants past Phillies

Ty Blach looked like Madison Bumgarner out there. The rookie left-hander tossed his first career shutout and became the first pitcher in eight years to walk three times as the San Francisco Giants routed the skidding Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 on Friday night. Denard Span ...

Harper, Strickland fight, trigger wild brawl

/ May 30, 2017

Harper, Strickland fight, trigger wild brawl

Drilled in the hip by a heater, Bryce Harper knew where this was headed. In a hurry, too. “You see red,” he said. Enraged, the Washington slugger charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with reliever Hunter Strickland, setting ...

Surging Mets too much for slumping Giants

/ May 10, 2017

Surging Mets too much for slumping Giants

No doubt about it, the New York Mets lead the majors in drama this season. In the middle of it all, they’re winning again. Zack Wheeler pitched two-hit ball against the team that traded him, Michael Conforto homered and New York scored four times ...

/ Nov 5, 2016

Former S.F. Giant Orsino dies at 78

John Orsino, one of the San Francisco players who hit a record-tying five home runs in a 12-run ninth inning in a 1961 game at Cincinnati, has died. He was 78. Orsino died Tuesday in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, following a lengthy illness. A ...

Cubs rally past Giants to reach NLCS

/ Oct 12, 2016

Cubs rally past Giants to reach NLCS

Kris Bryant tossed his glove high in the air, Jake Arrieta jumped over the dugout railing and the rest of the Chicago Cubs rushed to join the celebration. Pure revelry and a sigh of relief, all at once. World Series favorites since opening day, ...

Giants outlast Chicago in 13

/ Oct 11, 2016

Giants outlast Chicago in 13

They piled on Joe Panik at home plate in celebration, and just as has been the case so many times before with everything on the line in October, San Francisco’s season was extended another day. Panik doubled off the wall in right-center field to ...

Reliever Wood lifts Cubs with bat, arm in Game 2

/ Oct 9, 2016

Reliever Wood lifts Cubs with bat, arm in Game 2

Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night for 2-0 NL Division Series lead. Ben Zobrist ...