5/29/2015 | Hudson's arm, Posey's bat topple Braves
Tim Hudson pitched seven stingy innings to gain his first career victory over the Atlanta Braves and benefited from Buster Posey's three RBIs as the Giants prevailed, 4-2. The outcome hoisted the Giants atop the National League West standings, a half-game ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
5/29/2015 | Resurgent Lincecum squares off with Braves rookie
Tim Lincecum will attempt to extend his recent success when the Braves and Giants resume their four-game series Saturday night at AT&T Park. He will be opposed by Williams Perez, a right-handed rookie who has produced encouraging results despite consistently encountering trouble during his first two career starts.
5/29/2015 | Back tightness slowing down Peavy's rehab
Hints emerged Friday that Giants right-hander Jake Peavy, who's striving to overcome a lower back strain, may have to slow down his recovery from the injury that has limited him to a pair of early-season starts. Giants manager Bruce Bochy observed that Peavy, who turns 34 on Sunday, was enduring some back tightness.
5/29/2015 | Heston right at home in dialing win at AT&T
Right-hander Chris Heston yielded four hits in 7 1/3 innings to help the Giants earn a 7-0 victory over the Braves on Thursday night for their fourth consecutive home shutout.
5/29/2015 | Giants' offense ignites during six-run eighth
Brandon Belt's seventh-inning home run seemed to trip the switch that electrified the Giants' offense, which erupted for a six-run eighth inning in a 7-0 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.
5/28/2015 | Belt's blast helps power Giants past Braves
Chris Heston logged 7 1/3 shutout frames, while Brandon Belt homered in the seventh before a six-run eighth sealed the Giants' 7-0 victory over the Braves on Thursday night at AT&T Park. Atlanta starter Shelby Miller logged seven solid frames in the loss.
5/28/2015 | Bochy pleased with Peavy's rehab progress
Right-hander Jake Peavy's unremarkable statistical line from his Minor League injury rehab outing on Wednesday against Nashville prompted no concern from Giants manager Bruce Bochy.
5/28/2015 | Hudson all business for start against Braves
Right-hander Tim Hudson, who pitched for Atlanta from 2005-13, will confront his former team on Friday for the first time since joining the Giants as a free agent before the '14 season.
5/28/2015 | Giants looking for Hudson to deliver against Braves
Though Tim Hudson is just a little more than a year removed from his nine-season stint with Atlanta, he will be facing an unfamiliar lineup when the Braves and Giants resume their four-game series on Friday night at AT&T Park.
5/27/2015 | Pitching carries Giants to end stellar trip
The Giants' offense led the way through most of their recent road trip, but it was the pitching which carried the load in Wednesday's series finale vs. the Brewers en route to a 3-1 victory.
5/27/2015 | Posey in mix for starting ASG catcher spot
Buster Posey is in a tight competition with St. Louis' Yadier Molina for the starting catcher spot in the 2015 All-Star Game, following Wednesday's release of the first ballot.
5/27/2015 | Giants return home to face Miller, Braves
The Atlanta Braves will see some variety for a change from the San Francisco Giants' pitching staff when the teams meet for a four-game series beginning Thursday at AT&T Park.
5/27/2015 | Vogelsong, Panik send Giants past Brewers
Ryan Vogelsong allowed one run over six innings, and Joe Panik added a two-run home run to help the Giants claim a 2-1 win over the Brewers on Wednesday afternoon.
5/27/2015 | Bumgarner-Gomez issue a clash of styles
The dustup between Madison Bumgarner and Carlos Gomez during Tuesday's 6-3 Giants win over the Brewers could be classified as an old school vs. new school philosophy in Major League Baseball, according to the respective managers of the two teams.
5/27/2015 | NL All-Star Game ballot update: May 27
At the first update in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot for the National League, the Cardinals have four players in line to start July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park, and another four among the voting leaders. Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, an All-Star in each of the last two seasons, leads all NL players in balloting with 1,447,753 total votes.
5/27/2015 | MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
5/27/2015 | Still learning at third, Duffy provides pop
New regular third baseman Matt Duffy contributed heavily to the Giants' 6-3 victory Tuesday over the Milwaukee Brewers with a two-run homer that highlighted a three-run fourth inning. It gave the rookie 15 RBIs in his last 16 games and hiked his batting average with runners in scoring position to a team-high .429.
5/27/2015 | Gomez takes issue with Bumgarner's glare
Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez was seething in the wake of Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Giants from what he viewed as a condescending stare from San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner during the pair's showdown in the third inning.
5/27/2015 | Bumgarner truly among game's elite pitchers
Next up in the career progression for Madison Bumgarner would be a regular-season award. His work requires no further validations, but the National League Cy Young Award would seem to be completely appropriate.
5/26/2015 | Homers help Bumgarner beat Brewers
Hunter Pence, Matt Duffy and Brandon Belt homered to back Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, who fought through a long sixth inning to preserve his fifth win in six starts, 6-3 over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.
5/26/2015 | Fiers prepared for quick start vs. Giants
Mike Fiers will be filling in for the injured Wily Peralta on Wednesday when the Brewers try to prevent a Giants sweep in the series finale at Miller Park. Fiers will be squaring off with Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong, who has experienced success both recently and against the Brewers.
5/26/2015 | McGehee accepts assignment to Triple-A
Bent on contributing to the Giants this season, third baseman Casey McGehee accepted his assignment to Triple-A Sacramento and was expected to be in the River Cats' lineup Tuesday night against Nashville and former San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito.
5/26/2015 | Giants-Dodgers: The race we deserve
If we're going to have a Giants-Dodgers summer, we must be doing something right. Isn't this the living, breathing definition of a great rivalry? Isn't baseball better when they're both competitive? Who ya got?
5/25/2015 | Gritty Giants overcome Lincecum's rare blip
Tim Lincecum's career revival took a bit of a detour on Monday, but the Giants are going so well that Lincecum was not only taken off the hook, he became the winning pitcher.
5/25/2015 | Aoki enjoys Miller Park reunion with four hits
Miller Park served as Giants outfielder Nori Aoki's first home in the Major Leagues. On Monday, he returned for the first time as a visitor -- and returned with a bang. Aoki matched a career high with four hits -- one of them a home run -- scored two runs, drove in another two and reached base in all five of his plate appearances.
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