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Giants' special season comes to abrupt end against Dodgers

Oct. 15, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Only the San Francisco Giants themselves envisioned a season with success quite like this. They were all but an afterthought given the defending World Series champion Dodgers and San Diego Padres had been heavy favorites to win the NL West out of...

Giants beat Padres, win NL West title on season's final day

Oct. 03, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb secured his spot in Giants lore with far more than his dominance on the mound. He swung for the fences and sent San Francisco to an NL West title at last, without needing to wait for the rival Dodgers' result on the season's final day. ...

Bryant's sacrifice fly lifts Giants to win No 104

Sep. 30, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood and three relievers combined for a four-hitter for San Francisco, Kris Bryant hit a sacrifice fly and the Giants reached 104 wins for the first time since 1905 by beating the woeful Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 Wednesday night. Manager Gabe...

Belt homers twice, Giants top Rockies to boost NL West lead

Sep. 26, 2021 02:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt wasn't thinking too deep about his team's looming home run record. Instead, he just went deep — twice. Belt's blasts helped San Francisco set a franchise mark for homers in a season, and the Giants beat the Colorado...

Caratini, Padres beat Giants 7-6 in 10 to tighten NL West

Sep. 23, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres can have a say over the NL West race even as they appear headed toward what would be the biggest collapse in franchise history. Jurickson Profar raced home on Victor Caratini's infield single with one out in the 10th inning and the...

Curt Casali's 2-run single holds up, Giants beat Braves 2-0

Sep. 19, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood just wanted to find a nice rhythm again in his return from a bout with coronavirus, to continue working toward feeling at full strength come playoff time. Curt Casali hit a two-run single in the fourth that held up, Wood made an impressive...

Tatis, Padres end 5-game skid, cut Giants' 9-game win streak

Sep. 16, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took more than four hours and San Diego finally returned to the win column — and the Padres desperately needed this one to stay right in the playoff race. Fernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and...

Buster Posey's 18th homer helps Giants to ninth straight win

Sep. 15, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey is hitting, moving on the bases and catching with an encouraging strength in mid-September for someone who had hip surgery three years ago and chose to sit out the shortened 2020 season to protect his young family. And he is determined...

Giants clinch playoff spot, thump Padres 9-1 for 8th in row

Sep. 14, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been five years since Brandon Belt got to toast a playoff berth, so the Giants first baseman was admittedly out of practice when the champagne started to flow in San Francisco’s clubhouse. “I forgot how much this burns to get in your...

Flores homers, Giants beat Cubs 6-5 for 7th straight win

Sep. 12, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Wilmer Flores flew halfway across the country knowing he would play in just one game before heading back home. Turns out it was a worthwhile trip. Flores homered and drove in three runs, Kris Bryant scored two against his former team,...