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Beede, 2 relievers combine on 4-hitter, Giants top Marlins

Sep. 14, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As home run records keep falling in a changing game, the San Francisco Giants are still playing a more traditional brand of baseball. Tyler Beede allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings, Buster Posey drove in the game's only run, and the Giants beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Friday night....

Musgrove sharp, Stallings homers as Pirates top Giants 4-2

Sep. 12, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Musgrove made some adjustments to his delivery, and he's enjoying the results. Musgrove pitched five shutout innings and hit a triple, Jacob Stallings homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Thursday. The Pirates took three of four in the series,...

Pirates take fight to Giants, Vázquez closes out 27th save

Sep. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Through a long, losing season, the Pittsburgh Pirates have learned to celebrate each other for even the small accomplishments and try to push forward from the times of turmoil — like this week's embarrassing clubhouse fight between a pair of relief pitchers. Felipe Vázquez...

Reynolds delivers vs former team, Pirates rally past SF 6-4

Sep. 10, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Reynolds finally made it to San Francisco, and he delivered. Reynolds hit a go-ahead single against his former team during a four-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 win over the Giants on Monday night. Down 4-2, the Pirates used three...

Samardzija bounces back, Giants beat Dodgers 5-4

Sep. 7, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Samardzija always looks forward to baseball's stretch run, even if the San Francisco Giants aren't going anywhere beyond September. The final month of the regular season got off to a rocky start for him and the Giants. Samardzija had his worst start of the season and the Giants were...

Bumgarner keeps rolling, Giants thump Padres 8-3

Aug. 31, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner was mostly pleased with his latest gem, and his eyes seemed to light up when the Giants' lefty was told he leads the National League in innings pitched. Bumgarner's batting was completely different and had San Francisco's ace often muttering at the plate. He allowed...

Dyson's defense helps Diamondbacks hold off Giants, 6-4

Aug. 27, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Not long after his leaping catch at the wall, Jarrod Dyson used a little pre-planning to put himself in perfect position to make a second spectacular play. On a night when the Diamondbacks' leadoff hitter went 0 for 5, Dyson's defense more than made up for it. The speedy outfielder...

Giants rally behind Longoria to edge Athletics 5-4

Aug. 25, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After standing in the on-deck circle and watching an 11-pitch tussle between Buster Posey and Athletics reliever Blake Treinen that ended in a strikeout, Giants cleanup hitter Evan Longoria decided to take a quicker approach in his own at-bat against the former All-Star closer. "I...

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....

Atlanta Braves sign veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli

Aug. 24, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Cervelli caught on with a playoff contender, just as he hoped. The first-place Atlanta Braves signed Cervelli to a one-year contract Saturday and immediately plugged the veteran catcher into the starting lineup against the New York Mets. After recovering from his latest...