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Vogt hits 3-run homer as Giants beat his former A's club

Aug. 25, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt wore a special new pair of cleats that he let his kids color all over. He greeted all his old Oakland friends in the stands and behind the scenes at the ballpark where he is still very much beloved, then received the warmest of welcomes wearing the other team's uniform....

Vogt hits three-homer as Giants beat his former A's club

Aug. 25, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt's three-run homer highlighted an eight-run eighth and broke it open against his former club, Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in San Francisco's biggest inning of 2019, and the Giants beat the surging Athletics 10-5 on Saturday night. Brandon Crawford...

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win

Aug. 22, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon says Wrigley Field plays like two different ballparks depending on the elements. His team is finding success in both versions. Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and Chicago won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 Thursday for...

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants

Aug. 22, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After watching the Cubs waste a couple of leads, Kris Bryant felt a loss was almost inevitable. That quickly changed with one swing by the Chicago slugger. Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a...

D-backs avoid sweep, top Giants in Bochy's Arizona farewell

Aug. 18, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks desperately needed a win to avoid falling further behind in the race for a National League wild-card berth, and a pitcher who hadn't won at home in 2 1/2 months delivered. Merrill Kelly held the San Francisco Giants to one run in 5 2/3 innings, and the Diamondbacks...

Giants score 3 in eighth inning, rally past Phillies 9-6

Aug. 12, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith's resume as a pitcher has grown substantially this season, with 28 saves and an All-Star appearance. It turns out the Giants' closer is pretty good with a bat, too. Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking triple that scored Evan Longoria with two out in the bottom of the eighth...

Bumgarner takes no-hit bid into sixth, Giants beat Phillies

Aug. 9, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For much of this week, Madison Bumgarner spent extra time throwing on flat ground as he tried to get his feel back after a forgettable outing at Coors Field. He sure had some of his best stuff this time. Bumgarner carried a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and won his fourth straight...

Parra homers against former team, Nationals top Giants 4-1

Aug. 7, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barely three months since he was let go, Gerardo Parra came back to haunt his former team. Parra hit a three-run homer, Joe Ross pitched six shutout innings of three-hit ball and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-1 victory on...

Kurt Suzuki hits two-run homer to lead Nationals past Giants

Aug. 7, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Washington Nationals are back to doing all the little things that make them winners: scoring early, starting pitchers working deep into games and then turning the ball over to a now even-better, deeper bullpen. Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run homer and RBI single during a three-hit...

Posey's pinch-hit double lifts Giants over Rockies, 6-5

Aug. 4, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Steven Duggar kept San Francisco in the game with a run-saving catch and Buster Posey put the Giants ahead with a rare pinch-hit. Posey came through with a two-run double in the eighth inning to rally San Francisco past the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night. "What a huge hit," Giants...