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Wood helps Giants beat Rockies for 9th straight meeting

May. 11, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood pitched into the sixth inning and didn’t allow an earned run, Brandon Belt had an RBI double in his return to the lineup and the San Francisco Giants won their ninth straight against the Colorado Rockies, 9-2 on Tuesday night. Curt Casali added...

Rodón strikes out 12 in 6 innings, Giants beat Rockies 8-5

May. 10, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Rodón matched his season high with 12 strikeouts in six innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Monday night. Mauricio Dubón had three hits, including his second homer in three days, and drove in three runs as the Giants...

Vosler, Ruf spark Giants' offense in 9-3 win over Nationals

Apr. 30, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jason Vosler homered and Darin Ruf had three hits for the San Francisco Giants, who were missing several players with COVID-19 but still beat the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday. Giants starter Logan Webb (3-1) gave up a career-high 11 hits in six innings...

Rodón's pitching, Flores' hitting lift Giants past A's 8-2

Apr. 27, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Rodón had nine strikeouts in six sharp innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Tuesday night. Wilmer Flores homered and drove in four runs. Austin Slater also connected as the Giants won their first game back at Oracle...

Wood, four Giants relievers stifle Nationals in 5-2 win

Apr. 23, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Wood pitched five effective innings and San Francisco's bullpen closed it out, leading the Giants to a 5-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Wilmer Flores and Joc Pederson each had two hits for San Francisco, which won for the third time in...

Nats angered by Kapler's late aggression in Giants' 7-1 win

Apr. 22, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A six-run lead in the ninth inning wasn't enough for Giants manager Gabe Kapler, and the Nationals took exception. With two outs in the top of the ninth on Friday night and San Francisco ahead 7-1, the Giants' Thairo Estrada took off on an 0-1 pitch and Brandon...

Estrada, Wood power Giants to 8-1 win, sweep of Guardians

Apr. 17, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Wood didn't succumb to the cold or the Guardians. Despite near-freezing temperatures, Wood took the mound Sunday wearing just his Giants jersey on top — like he does for every game. “Never had a start in sleeves,” he said. "Won't have...

Belt scores go-ahead run in 8th, Giants beat Guardians 4-2

Apr. 16, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brandon Belt scored the go-ahead run on a bases-loaded grounder by Wilmer Flores in the eighth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday night. With one out, Flores hit a sharp grounder that second baseman...

Ramos shines in debut, Giants edge Marlins 3-2

Apr. 10, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Heliot Ramos had two hits and scored a run in his major league debut, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday. Mauricio Dubón added an RBI double for the Giants, who scored the decisive run in the third inning after a throwing error...

Austin Slater's double in 10th lifts Giants past Marlins 6-5

Apr. 08, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt rode into the ballpark on a trailored boat with his signature captain hat on while tossing baseballs into the stands in a festive pregame scene. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch, then delivered an insurance home run hours later in the eighth inning. ...