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Giants manager Bob Melvin ejected before 1st pitch of game at Colorado

Jul. 21, 2024 20:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bob Melvin wasn't around for the finish Sunday as his team defeated the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He didn't even make it to the start, for that matter. In an unusual scene, Melvin was ejected before the first pitch...

Harrison pitches five strong innings, Wisely has three hits in Giants' 7-1 win over Twins

Jul. 13, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kyle Harrison pitched five strong innings, Brett Wisely had three hits and two RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Friday night. The Giants had lost four of five coming into the game, but Harrison (5-4) improved to 4-2 in starts...

Clement homers, drives in 4 to lead Blue Jays past Giants 10-6

Jul. 11, 2024 01:33 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ernie Clement hit a three-run homer for the second straight night and had an RBI single in Toronto's six-run sixth inning, and the Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 10-6 on Wednesday night. Clement and Alejandro Kirk each had three hits, and George...

Wisely singles to tie it, Fitzgerald scores winning run on a wild pitch as Giants beat Blue Jays 4-3

Jul. 10, 2024 01:03 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brett Wisely hit a tying RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and Tyler Fitzgerald scored the winning run moments later on a wild pitch by Trevor Richards, rallying the San Francisco Giants past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Tuesday night. Richards (1-1)...

Chapman homers and Giants hit 10 doubles, their most since 1912, in 10-4 win over Dodgers

Jun. 30, 2024 19:44 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Chapman homered and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants hit 10 doubles to rout the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-4 on Sunday in front of a sellout crowd of 40,428 at Oracle Park. It was the team's most doubles since the New York Giants had 12 at...

Will Smith's double ignites seven-run 11th inning as the Dodgers beat the Giants 14-7

Jun. 30, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith knocked in two runs to start a seven-run 11th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 14-7 on Saturday night. Smith, leading off the inning after Shohei Ohtani was intentionally walked, scored two runs with a hard double...

Orlando Cepeda, the slugging Hall of Fame first baseman nicknamed 'Baby Bull,' dies at 86

Jun. 29, 2024 09:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Orlando Cepeda, the slugging first baseman nicknamed “Baby Bull” who became a Hall of Famer among the early Puerto Ricans to star in the major leagues, has died. He was 86. The San Francisco Giants and his family announced the death Friday night, and a...

Brett Wisely hits 2-run homer in 9th to send Giants past Dodgers, 5-3

Jun. 29, 2024 01:39 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brett Wisely hit a two-run homer with none out in the ninth inning after Jason Heyward tied it in the top half on a sacrifice fly, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Friday night. Camilo Doval (3-1) wound up with the victory after...

Ian Happ homers in 10th, Cubs snap 4-game skid with 5-3 win over Giants

Jun. 27, 2024 20:01 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ian Happ homered in the 10th inning, Nico Hoerner had three hits and also went deep, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a four-game skid with a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. Happ homered to center off Luke Jackson (4-2) with automatic runner Cody...

Giants rally to top Cubs 5-4, snap five-game skid

Jun. 25, 2024 01:41 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wilmer Flores drew a bases loaded walk in the ninth, capping a wild comeback as the San Francisco Giants snapped a five-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Matt Chapman homered and started the rally with a bloop double off Colten...