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Pomeranz, 2 relievers toss 2-hitter, Giants beat Jays 4-0

Apr. 24, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Drew Pomeranz doesn't have to wait any longer for his first win with the San Francisco Giants. Pomeranz and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight game, and the Giants beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Wednesday, sweeping their two-game...

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Apr. 24, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — If the lengthy first-inning video tribute of his Toronto Blue Jays highlights didn't convince the home fans of Kevin Pillar's value, he wasted no time in adding a reminder. Making his first appearance against the team that traded him away on April 2, the San Francisco center fielder opened...

Posey ends long homerless drought, Giants edge Pirates 3-2

Apr. 21, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Buster Posey kept insisting the longest homerless drought of his career wasn't weighing on him even as days turned into weeks and weeks stretched into months. The San Francisco Giants catcher believed if he simply kept showing up for work, then the ball would eventually find its way over...

Tucker homers in debut, Pirates top Giants 3-1 in 5 innings

Apr. 20, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cole Tucker's day began with him frantically packing up what he could in his Indianapolis apartment in the middle of the night, grabbing a 5 a.m. flight to Pittsburgh with fellow Pirates call-up Bryan Reynolds and trying not to be overwhelmed by the prospect of his major league debut. It...

Lyles, Marte, González injured in Pirates' win over Giants

Apr. 20, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates right-hander Jordan Lyles expects to make his next start after an injury scare Friday night. It's not so certain if center fielder Starling Marte and shortstop Erik González will be so lucky. Lyles cruised through six innings before taking a line drive off his pitching hand,...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

Apr. 19, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: EARLY TEST Off to the best start in baseball, Kevin Kiermaier and the Tampa Bay Rays host the wobbling Red Sox. Boston is just 6-13, and a real bad series at Tropicana Field could drop the defending World Series champions into a double-digit deficit. Rays...

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Apr. 18, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now this is what the Washington Nationals were looking for when they plunked down $140 million to add Patrick Corbin to the rotation. Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2...

Nationals hit 4 HRs in 9-6 victory over Giants

Apr. 17, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals hit four home runs and took a seven-run lead into the ninth inning, providing hope that the team's beleaguered bullpen would not again be the main topic of conversation. No such luck. Nationals manager Dave Martinez called upon three relievers to face the San...

Giants break out with 3 HRs off Strasburg in 7-3 win at Nats

Apr. 16, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evan Longoria and the rest of the San Francisco Giants came into their matchup against Stephen Strasburg with a grand total of 10 homers through their first 17 games — worse than all but one other team in the majors. The Giants also ranked 29th of 30 clubs in runs, with just 47,...

Marquez throws 1-hitter, Rockies top SF 4-0, end 8-game skid

Apr. 14, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — German Marquez almost did more than merely end Colorado's losing streak. He came close to putting himself in the record book. Marquez pitched a one-hitter, nicked only by Evan Longoria's single with one out in the eighth inning, and the Rockies stopped an eight-game skid by beating the...