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Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2

Jul. 16, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford capped a big day at the plate with a defensive gem. Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of two games Monday, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in the nightcap to complete a sweep of a split doubleheader. He finished off...

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7

Jul. 13, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The San Francisco Giants went into the All-Star break playing solid baseball. Buster Posey made sure they kept up their winning ways in their first game back. Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night....

Longoria's late home run lifts Giants past Cardinals

Jul. 7, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria blamed himself for being overly aggressive in his first two at-bats against St. Louis pitcher Jack Flaherty, a byproduct of the spacious field at Oracle Park and Flaherty's dominance early on. The third time around, San Francisco's slugging third baseman slowed down just...

Cardinals hit 3 home runs, power past Giants 9-4

Jul. 6, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On a night when he came within a double of hitting for the cycle, Dexter Fowler was more impressed with two defensive plays he made in center field than anything he did at the plate. It's easy to see why considering what the rest of the Cardinals lineup did. Fowler, José Martinez...

Samardzija shuts down Padres as Giants hit 3 HRs in 13-2 win

Jul. 2, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija was more than happy to become the first San Francisco pitcher to go eight innings this season as the Giants battered the San Diego Padres 13-2 Monday night. It gave the bullpen a nice rest, and the big right-hander always expects to go as deep as possible. "It feels good...

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4

Jun. 30, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is pitching as well as he has in years. Just be careful how you phrase it. "I'm not really a fan of that 'vintage' deal," the 2014 World Series MVP snapped back when asked how he felt compared to his best years. Kevin Pillar had four hits including a homer and drove...

Greinke pitches Diamondbacks to 4-3 win over Giants

Jun. 30, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Greinke likes his chances of being named to the National League All-Star team Sunday. Even if it doesn't happen, the Arizona right-hander is content keeping his road success going. Greinke pitched seven shutout innings, Eduardo Escobar hit an RBI single to break a scoreless tie in...

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs

Jun. 29, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the Giants approached the halfway point of the season, manager Bruce Bochy said before the game that the offense hadn't been what he expected and he needed his big hitters to come through in the second half if San Francisco had any hope of salvaging the season. Bochy had to like...

Dahl hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Rockies beat Giants

Jun. 26, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Dahl has squared up so many baseballs hard this season that went off the wall just short of clearing the fences. He's not taking anything for granted now, especially when it comes to the Colorado center fielder's chances of making his first All-Star team. Dahl hit a go-ahead...

Bumgarner strikes out 11 in Giants' 4-2 win over Rockies

Jun. 26, 2019 1:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner followed up his worst start of the season with one of his best. Bumgarner struck out 11 batters in six innings and also drove in a run with an RBI single that helped lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Bumgarner...