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Pujols pitches 9th, Cardinals romp to 15-6 win over Giants

May. 16, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols had an absolute blast. And not at the plate this time, either. The longtime slugger made his first career pitching appearance Sunday night, closing out a 15-6 blowout for the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants that gave Adam Wainwright...

Dodgers top Rodón, Giants 3-1 in rivalry series opener

May. 04, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers got a hard-fought win in the first chapter of their rivalry series with the San Francisco Giants this season. And everybody on both teams last year learned just how important every single victory can be when these two powerhouses tangle. ...

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...

Soto, Nats end 8-game skid, rout virus-ravaged Giants 14-4

Apr. 30, 2022 02:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juan Soto homered and the Washington Nationals pounded out a season-high 22 hits, ending an eight-game losing streak by beating the virus-ravaged San Francisco Giants 14-4 Friday night. Jason Vosler and Joey Bart homered for the Giants, who played without...

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...

Braves get rings, beat Reds 2-1 behind scoreless Wright

Apr. 09, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright has found his confidence, and the Atlanta Braves hope they have found renewed depth in their rotation. Wright picked up a World Series ring along with many of his Atlanta teammates, then pitched two-hit ball over six scoreless innings to lead the Braves...

Versatile Kapler, Giants set to defend NL West title

Apr. 05, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants will open defense of their NL West title without two key components. It's a situation they managed well a year ago. Third baseman Evan Longoria and outfielder/first baseman LaMonte Wade Jr. will begin the season on the injured list,...

National League West Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

Capsules of National League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 2021: 107-55, first place, lost to Dodgers in Division Series. Manager: Gabe Kapler (third season). Opening Day: April 8...

National League East Preview Capsules

Mar. 30, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

Capsules of National League East teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ ATLANTA BRAVES 2021: 88-73, first place, won World Series. Manager: Brian Snitker (seventh season). Opening Day: April 7 vs. Cincinnati. ...

New name, but Guardians have same on-field look in 2022

Mar. 30, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The scripted name atop the giant scoreboard at Progressive Field is new. So are the team's caps and jerseys, signaling a fresh start for Cleveland baseball in 2022. Everything else pretty much looks the same. This isn't so much a rebranding as a...