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Casali catches 5th straight shutout, Giants beat Marlins 3-0

Apr. 23, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It means so much to Curt Casali that he can provide Buster Posey a much-needed break behind the plate and Giants pitchers don't miss a beat with the backup. Casali caught his fifth consecutive shutout, guiding Aaron Sanchez and four relievers in...

Therapy bunny at ballpark brings smiles and is instant hit

Apr. 23, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A handsome, golden-colored therapy bunny named Alex came to the ballpark and stole the hearts of San Francisco Giants fans Thursday night, attending the series opener against Miami with owners Kei Kato and Josh Row. Sporting a dark bow tie with...

Say Hey, kid! Willie Mays wins lifetime achievement award

Apr. 22, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Mays has won the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Baseball Digest. The Hall of Fame center fielder was honored Thursday with a new accolade to be given annually recognizing a living individual who has made “significant...

Knapp's 9th-inning single leads Phillies past Giants 6-5

Apr. 21, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper tied the game with one swing and scored the winning run with one hand brushing the plate. The Phillies slugger was in the mix for two late rallies that saved them from a sweep. “That's the most dangerous Bryce Harper you can find,”...

Posey hits 2 HRs, Giants rally past Phillies late, win 10-7

Apr. 20, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Buster Posey had his first multihomer game in nearly five years, Alex Dickerson and Wilmer Flores connected during a six-run eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants muscled past the Philadelphia Phillies 10-7 Tuesday night. Tommy La Stella also...

Belt, Gausman lead Giants and Kapler over Phillies 2-0

Apr. 19, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Belt and Kevin Gausman made sure Gabe Kapler could raise a glass in his return to Philadelphia. Belt hit a two-run homer, Gausman niftily pitched out of trouble in six innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Phillies 2-0 Monday night. ...

Phillies missing 3 players due to COVID-19 protocols

Apr. 19, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies placed three players on the injured list due to COVID-19 protocols and two more coaches weren't with the team for a game Monday against the San Francisco Giants. Left-handed reliever José Alvarado, lefty starter Matt Moore and infielder...

Wood, 4 relievers help Giants 3-hit Marlins in 1-0 win

Apr. 18, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Several firsts by the Giants’ pitching staff added up to a bunch of zeroes for the Marlins. Alex Wood threw five innings in his first start for San Francisco, reliever Camilo Doval made a successful major league debut and Tyler Rogers earned his first...

Nola pitches 1st 9-inning shutout, Phillies beat Cards 2-0

Apr. 18, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola laughed when he said he was ready to fight if Phillies manager Joe Girardi didn't let him start the ninth inning. No rumble needed. “I knew he had never had a nine-inning shutout and that was important to him and...

Giants pitchers McGee, Webb go on IL after getting vaccine

Apr. 18, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — San Francisco Giants closer Jake McGee and right-hander Logan Webb went on the injured list before Sunday's game at Miami because they're feeling lingering effects from the COVID-19 vaccine. The Giants said they're hopeful both pitchers will be on the list...