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Dodgers tie franchise mark with 105th win, Ryu beats SF 2-0

Sep. 28, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While the Los Angeles Dodgers kept raising their win total, Hyun-Jin Ryu continued to lower his ERA. With one game left in the regular season, they're both in good position. Ryu secured the major league ERA title at 2.32 with seven sharp innings and the Dodgers matched a franchise...

Bellinger hits 47th HR, leads Dodgers to 9-2 win over Giants

Sep. 28, 2019 3:35 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Buehler had been disappointed in his last two starts. So, he adjusted his delivery and it helped him get his 14th win. Cody Bellinger hit his 47th homer, Buehler pitched five solid innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 on Friday night....

Davis hits first career home run to lift Giants past Rox

Sep. 26, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jaylin Davis recently met "The Say Hey Kid" and later learned from manager Bruce Bochy that Hall of Famer Willie Mays had his own early struggles at the plate. Bochy reminded Davis to relax, have fun. Davis finally hit his first career home run Wednesday, a timely drive to end the game...

Freeman leaves Braves' 4-1 loss to Giants with sore elbow

Sep. 22, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves closed their final home regular-season game with new injury concerns about Freddie Freeman and his status for the playoffs. A recurrence of pain caused by a bone spur in his right elbow forced Freeman to leave the Braves' 4-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Sunday....

Rodriguez, Red Sox beat Giants 5-4 to avoid sweep

Sep. 19, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A year after their record-setting, World Series championship season, the Boston Red Sox are looking for meaning wherever they can find it. Long ago finished in the AL East race and on the verge of wild-card elimination as well, the defending champs managed to keep alive Eduardo Rodriguez's...

Giants rout Red Sox 11-3, giving Bochy 2,000th win

Sep. 19, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The San Francisco Giants helped manager Bruce Bochy reach yet another milestone before his retirement at the end of the season. San Francisco's 11-3 rout of the Red Sox on Wednesday night was Bochy's 2,000th career victory as a manager in the majors. "I've been lucky. I've been blessed to...

With Fenway trip next, Yaz sprints home to lift Giants

Sep. 15, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On the eve of an anticipated trip to Boston, Mike Yastrzemski came through once again for the San Francisco Giants. Yastrzemski scored the go-ahead run on Ryne Stanek's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Johnny Cueto pitched five scoreless innings in his second game back from Tommy John...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

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....

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...