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7/23/2016 | Williamson gets redemption with two big hits

Success often cannot be rushed, as Mac Williamson was reminded Saturday during the Giants' 2-1, 12-inning Interleague victory over the New York Yankees.


7/23/2016 | Rookie's 12th-inning hit snaps Giants' skid

Mac Williamson capped an eventful Saturday by drilling a 12th-inning, tiebreaking RBI single that propelled the Giants past the New York Yankees, 2-1, and ended San Francisco's six-game losing streak.


7/23/2016 | Yankees look to spoil Shark's Bronx debut

Jeff Samardzija was initially scheduled to start Saturday, but had his day on the hill swapped with Saturday's starter, Johnny Cueto, and will thus take the mound Sunday when he and the Giants take on Nathan Eovaldi and the Yankees.


7/23/2016 | Posey's bruised foot doesn't keep him out

Giants catcher Buster Posey dispelled any fears about his bruised right ankle by starting Saturday's game against the New York Yankees, less than 24 hours after sustaining his injury.


7/23/2016 | Williamson again comes through in pinch

Mac Williamson somehow has become inoculated from the illness that ails the Giants' hitters, particularly in critical situations. Williamson lined a pinch-hit double in Friday night's eighth inning off Yankees left-hander Andrew Miller, one of the relievers the Giants reportedly covet.


7/22/2016 | Foul off foot forces Posey to leave game

The Giants' luck continued to plummet as catcher Buster Posey left Friday night's 3-2 Interleague loss to the New York Yankees with a bruised right foot.


7/22/2016 | Yankees take advantage of error to beat Giants

The Giants' struggles and the Yankees' surge both continued Friday night as San Francisco shortstop Brandon Crawford committed an eighth-inning throwing error that helped New York generate the tiebreaking run in a 3-2 victory. It was San Francisco's season-high sixth consecutive loss.


7/22/2016 | Nova brings shutout history to matchup vs. Giants

Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova looks to extend his two-game winning streak Saturday night against Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija in the second contest of a three-game series.


7/22/2016 | Duffy steps up running; Panik takes break

The Giants continue to feel encouraged by the progress of third baseman Matt Duffy, who could begin a Minor League injury rehabilitation stint within a week, manager Bruce Bochy said Friday.


7/21/2016 | Sabean discusses need for relief help

Giants executive vice president of baseball operations Brian Sabean affirmed that the team is striving to acquire a reliever by the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline who will upgrade the bullpen significantly, not just incrementally.


7/21/2016 | Offense shows life with seven-run rally

The Giants felt free to regard Wednesday's 11-7 Interleague loss to the Boston Red Sox as a moral victory, though nobody has yet developed a column for that kind of game in the standings.


7/21/2016 | Bumgarner aims to end Giants' five-game skid

Storylines will abound in this weekend's three-game series between the San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees, not the least of which is the matchup's sheer novelty. This will be only the fourth meeting between the former New York rivals since Interleague Play began in 1997.


7/19/2016 | Porcello extends streak as Sox gain ground

Continuing to make this season a memorable one for themselves, Rick Porcello worked 6 1/3 innings to match a 38-year-old club standard and David Ortiz defied time by clobbering another home run Tuesday night as the Boston Red Sox rolled past the San Francisco Giants, 4-0.


7/19/2016 | Pomeranz draws familiar foe for Red Sox debut

Drew Pomeranz will begin a new chapter in his career Wednesday at Fenway Park when he makes his first start with the Red Sox since being traded from the Padres last Thursday. However, it will be against the Giants, a team he is quite familiar with.


7/19/2016 | Tiant shares admiration for Cueto's style

Luis Tiant had a personal request for his fellow mound stylist, Johnny Cueto. "I told him that he has to win 20 games or more," Tiant said Tuesday, after a 45-minute pregame chat with the Giants All-Star right-hander. "When he wins 20, I'm going to call him."


7/19/2016 | Pence, Panik delayed in rehab by rainout

The rainout that the Giants' Sacramento affiliate endured Monday at New Orleans disrupted the recovery schedules for right fielder Hunter Pence and second baseman Joe Panik, who have begun their injury rehabilitation stints with the Triple-A outpost.


7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.


7/19/2016 | Righty Drabek to try his hand as infielder with Giants

Former first-round Draft pick Kyle Drabek has signed a Minor League deal with the Giants, whom ESPN reports will work the right-hander out as both a pitcher and infielder.


7/18/2016 | SF's Peavy left part of his heart in Boston

Of the four cities on Jake Peavy's Major League resume, he has experienced the most while playing the least in Boston. As meaningful as that period became in Peavy's life, his immediate concern as he returns to Fenway Park lies elsewhere. Peavy's now a Giant, and San Francisco needs a victory after being swept in three games at San Diego last weekend.


7/17/2016 | Cueto bothered by illness, side pain vs. Padres

The first hint that Sunday would not develop favorably for the Giants came about an hour and a half before the scheduled first pitch, when Jake Peavy was told he might be needed to relieve Johnny Cueto early in the game or even function as an emergency starter.


7/17/2016 | McCasland throws no-hitter for Giants farm team

Jake McCasland's breakout season continued Sunday night as the Class A Augusta right-hander fired a seven-inning no-hitter in a 1-0 win against Delmarva in game two of a doubleheader. If not for an error he committed in the third inning, it would have been a perfect game.


7/17/2016 | Jackson flirts with no-no as Padres sweep Giants

Edwin Jackson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of his Padres debut Sunday against the Giants, paving the way for a 5-3 San Diego victory and series sweep.


7/17/2016 | Giants make second Interleague visit to Fenway

The San Francisco Giants have a definite goal in mind when they confront the Boston Red Sox in a two-game Interleague series beginning Tuesday: Win a game at Fenway Park.


7/17/2016 | Pence takes break from rehab assignment

Intent on remaining cautious in nursing Hunter Pence toward playing shape, the Giants ordered the right fielder to rest Sunday, one day after he played three innings in the first game of his Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Sacramento.


7/17/2016 | Bochy reluctant to make change at closer

Santiago Casilla and Sergio Romo have exchanged roles before. However, Giants manager Bruce Bochy would prefer to avoid shuffling his top relievers again.




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