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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...

San Diego Padres' Jurickson Profar rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Pham, Padres use big six-run 10th for 12-7 win over Giants

Jul. 31, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Trent Grisham began at second base under baseball’s new extra-innings rule, and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 12-7 on Thursday night. Pinch-hitter Greg Garcia added a key two-run single against Tyler...

San Francisco Giants' Mike Yastrzemski watches his game-ending solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The Giants won 7-6. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Giants rally on Yastrzemski's 2nd HR, walk off with 7-6 win

Jul. 30, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered twice, the second a towering solo shot into McCovey Cove in the ninth inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants past the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Wednesday night. Donovan Solano had a three-run home run in the eighth and Alex Dickerson also went deep as the...

San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. (23) hits a three-run home run in front of San Francisco Giants catcher Tyler Heineman during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Tatis Jr., Myers hit home runs as Padres beat Giants 5-3

Jul. 29, 2020 1:36 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a three-run homer in the third, Wil Myers added a two-run drive an inning later, and the San Diego Padres spoiled San Francisco's home opener by beating the Giants 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Giants moved in the outfield walls this season. It might not have...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Kiké Hernández (14) is congratulated by Mookie Betts, right, Joc Pederson, left, and manager Dave Roberts after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Betts gets debut souvenirs, Dodgers top Giants 8-1 in opener

Jul. 24, 2020 2:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts singled in the seventh inning for his first hit as a Los Angeles Dodger, then signaled for the ball. That, along with the lineup card, is headed for a display in his house. “This is something I’ll always remember,” he said Thursday night after scoring...

Oakland Athletics' A.J. Puk runs a drill during spring training baseball practice, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

A's Puk goes on IL, Giants without Belt, Longoria to start

Jul. 20, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics left-hander A.J. Puk was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with a strained shoulder and traveled to Los Angeles to be examined by Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Puk, a top prospect expected to be in the A's rotation once healthy, was also bothered by the issue during...

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence, left, gestures while speaking with manager Gabe Kapler during a baseball practice Friday, July 10, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

As Posey opts out, Giants begin new era under Gabe Kapler

Jul. 14, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are beginning a new era under manager Gabe Kapler with many of the familiar faces who were part of all that winning last decade. And one glaring absence: Buster Posey. The veteran catcher has opted out of the season after adopting twin girls who were born...

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt runs during a baseball practice on Friday, July 3, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt sidelined by sore heel

Jul. 9, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has been using a walking boot as he nurses a sore right heel that will keep him out at least a week. San Francisco manager Gabe Kapler said Belt will be re-evaluated in five to seven days but it's too soon to know whether the injury could affect his...