Bumgarner put on DL after dirt bike accident

/ Apr 22, 2017

Bumgarner put on DL after dirt bike accident

Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner was placed on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career Friday after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder. San ...

/ Apr 19, 2017

Giants manager Bochy undergoes minor heart procedure

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent a minor heart procedure in San Diego on Tuesday, forcing him to miss the team’s two-game series against the Royals. Bochy, who has a history of heart issues, had been complaining of discomfort in recent days. He ...

Posey appears OK after getting beaned in head

/ Apr 11, 2017

Posey appears OK after getting beaned in head

The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch. Posey was doing well after being struck by a 151-kph fastball in the first inning Monday, a scary moment in San Francisco’s 4-1 ...

/ 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 ...

Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants past Mets in thriller

/ Oct 6, 2016

Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants past Mets in thriller

Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter for his latest postseason gem, outlasting Noah Syndergaard in a classic duel between aces, and injury substitute Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning that ...

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

/ Oct 3, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

Kenta Maeda was tagged with the loss in his shortest outing in the majors as the Los Angeles Dodgers were defeated by the San Francisco Giants 7-1 in the final game of the regular season on Sunday. Maeda (16-11) was knocked out in 2⅔ ...