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Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado hits a three-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Maldonado's 3-run shot leads Astros over Giants 5-1

Aug. 12, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado hit a three-run home run to back a strong start by Zack Greinke and help the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. The game was tied with no outs in the sixth when Carlos Correa, Kyle Tucker and Abraham Toro hit consecutive...

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Crawford's RBI in 10th lifts Giants over Astros 7-6

Aug. 12, 2020 2:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The San Francisco Giants were confident that Hunter Pence would break out of his slump and get going this season. The 37-year-old finally did that in grand fashion on Tuesday night, and it helped the Giants rally for 7-6 a win over the Houston Astros in 10 innings. Brandon Crawford hit an...

Houston Astros' Lance McCullers Jr. throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

McCullers throws 7 scoreless, Astros beat Giants 6-4

Aug. 11, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After a terrible road trip, Lance McCullers Jr. gave the Houston Astros just what they needed to get back on track Monday night. McCullers pitched no-hit ball into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley and Carlos Correa drove in two runs each and the Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 6-4...

Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. throws against the San Francisco Giants during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Astros' McCullers no-hit bid broken up in 7th against Giants

Aug. 10, 2020 11:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. had his no-hit bid against the San Francisco Giants broken up with one out in the seventh inning. Alex Dickerson grounded out to start the seventh before Donovan Solano extended his MLB-best hitting streak to 15 games with a grounder down the third base...

Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Pollock, left, hits a three-run home run as San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Tyler Rogers, right, watches along with catcher Tyler Heineman, second from right, and home plate umpire Adam Hamari during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pollock, Betts launch 3-run homers, Dodgers beat Giants 6-2

Aug. 9, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AJ Pollock and Mookie Betts each hit a three-run homer, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday. The Dodgers have won nine of 12, and they took two of three from their NL West rivals in the series. They've homered in 11 straight games, and their 29...

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto, right, pats catcher Chadwick Tromp, center, on the chest before being taken out of a baseball game by manager Gabe Kapler during the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Slater homers twice as Giants down Kershaw, Dodgers 5-4

Aug. 9, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Slater and the San Francisco Giants were able to do something they haven't done often, which is turn the tables on Clayton Kershaw. Slater became one of a select few to homer twice in a game off the Los Angeles Dodgers' left-hander as San Francisco held on for a 5-4 win Saturday...

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, left, walks off the field after being taken out of the game during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

Aug. 8, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement. Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn't...

San Francisco Giants left fielder Darin Ruf can't reach a ball hit for a two-run home run by Los Angeles Dodgers' Will Smith during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Homer happy: Dodgers pummel Samardzija, Giants 7-2

Aug. 8, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts homered for the first time at Dodger Stadium, and Max Muncy, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos went deep to help Los Angeles defeat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday night. The Dodgers have won three in a row and eight of 10. Betts was back in the lineup for the first...

San Francisco Giants shortstop Mauricio Dubon catches a fly ball at the wall off the bat of Colorado Rockies' Matt Kemp during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Murphy's pinch-hit HR lifts Rockies over Giants 6-4

Aug. 6, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a two-run, pinch-homer during a five-run seventh inning to lead the Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Thursday. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon also homered for the Rockies to spoil Tyler Anderson’s return to Coors Field. Anderson was...

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt (9) is congratulated by Pablo Sandoval (48) after hitting a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Belt's 3-run homer lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

Aug. 6, 2020 1:13 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt extended his success against Colorado starter Jon Gray with a three-run homer and a double to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday night. Belt’s two hits raised his career average against Gray to .417 (10 for 24) and helped Logan Webb (1-0) get...