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 ...

Early homers propel Giants past Dodgers

/ May 2, 2017

Early homers propel Giants past Dodgers

Coming off an extra-inning loss at home, the San Francisco Giants had to travel to Los Angeles and then face three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Monday night. They certainly rose to the challenge. Johnny Cueto outpitched Kershaw, and the Giants jumped ...

/ 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 ...

Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

/ Sep 22, 2016

Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

Yasiel Puig is making his mark against left-handed pitching while helping the Dodgers in a major way. The Cuban outfielder’s three-run homer highlighted a five-run first inning in a 9-3 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, extending the Dodgers’ NL West ...