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Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title, eliminate Giants

Sep. 20, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman didn't care that his eyes kept tearing up from all the beer and champagne soakings. It seemed like every teammate stopped by to blast him, and he loved every minute of it. "This is the first step of hopefully a few celebrations to come," he said with a big, wet smile. "We're...

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Sep. 18, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco — like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox. The 29-year-old grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski hit his homer in...

With Fenway trip next, Yaz sprints home to lift Giants

Sep. 15, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On the eve of an anticipated trip to Boston, Mike Yastrzemski came through once again for the San Francisco Giants. Yastrzemski scored the go-ahead run on Ryne Stanek's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Johnny Cueto pitched five scoreless innings in his second game back from Tommy John...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

Beede, 2 relievers combine on 4-hitter, Giants top Marlins

Sep. 14, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As home run records keep falling in a changing game, the San Francisco Giants are still playing a more traditional brand of baseball. Tyler Beede allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings, Buster Posey drove in the game's only run, and the Giants beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Friday night....

Musgrove sharp, Stallings homers as Pirates top Giants 4-2

Sep. 12, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Musgrove made some adjustments to his delivery, and he's enjoying the results. Musgrove pitched five shutout innings and hit a triple, Jacob Stallings homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Thursday. The Pirates took three of four in the series,...

Cueto dazzles in season debut, Giants beat Pirates 5-4

Sep. 11, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cap on backward, Johnny Cueto punctuated his pitches with confident head shakes and fist pumps. "Dia De Cueto," read the sign held by one of his sons. The Day of Cueto, indeed. Cueto dazzled over five shutout innings in his long-awaited season debut for San Francisco, showing he can...

Beede, Giants shut down Dodgers in a 1-0 victory

Sep. 8, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco Giants rookie right-hander Tyler Beede removed any doubt on whether he had rediscovered his form. Beede induced MVP candidate Cody Bellinger into a lazy fly ball with the bases loaded in the fifth inning to complete his scoreless outing as the Giants beat the Los Angeles...

Cardinals rout Giants 10-0, maintain 2½-game NL Central lead

Sep. 5, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson's arm and bat gave the St. Louis Cardinals another boost in their postseason push. Hudson pitched six innings of one-hit ball and hit a two-run single for his first big league RBIs, helping the Cardinals rout the San Francisco Giants 10-0 on Thursday to maintain a...