8/27/2015 | Heston likely to replace Cain for Sunday start
Right-hander Matt Cain likely will be scratched from his scheduled start Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals and will be replaced by Chris Heston, Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Thursday.
8/27/2015 | Living a dream: Tomlinson's 1st homer grand
Growing up in Chickasha, Okla., Giants rookie Kelby Tomlinson always dreamed of hitting a home run in the Major Leagues. On Thursday afternoon at AT&T Park, his wish finally came true.
8/27/2015 | MadBum stifles Cubs in graceful August exit
Madison Bumgarner displayed his characteristic dominance Thursday with 12 strikeouts in six innings during the Giants' 9-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. But San Francisco's ace most impressively maintained control of himself on foot, not on the mound.
8/27/2015 | Despite injuries, Giants are time-tested champs
The Giants, who bashed the Cubs, 9-1, in Thursday's AT&T Park matinee behind Madison Bumgarner, are leaning on their famous resolve in the face of a perplexing run of disruptive injuries.
8/27/2015 | Giants rout Cubs for series win, gain ground
Madison Bumgarner fanned 12 Cubs over six innings and Marlon Byrd drilled a three-run homer to propel San Francisco to a 9-1 victory over Chicago on Thursday afternoon at AT&T Park.
8/27/2015 | Playoff flavor to accompany Cards-Giants opener
Waging battles in the division and the Wild Card races, the Giants will host the best team in baseball as Mike Leake duels with Michael Wacha in Friday's opener against the Cardinals.
8/27/2015 | Giants must be patient with Pence's recovery
The Giants are hoping their injured players return to full health soon, but it appears Hunter Pence has a ways to go.
8/27/2015 | Tomlinson steps up with key hustle, hits in win
The short-handed Giants lineup needed a boost Wednesday night as they try to climb back into the National League Wild Card race, and rookie Kelby Tomlinson was there to provide it.
8/27/2015 | Duffy day to day after spraining right ankle
Third baseman Matt Duffy joined the growing list of wounded Giants as he sprained his right ankle during San Francisco's 4-2 triumph Wednesday night over the Chicago Cubs.
8/26/2015 | Peavy plays stopper, cools Cubs for big win
Depleted in numbers but not in spirit, the San Francisco Giants reverted to their familiar combination for success, featuring plenty of pitching and just enough offense, to outlast the Chicago Cubs, 4-2, in a tense, taut Wednesday night encounter.
8/26/2015 | Crawford out of lineup vs. Cubs with tight oblique
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was out of the lineup for Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Cubs with tightness in his left oblique and could miss Thursday's series finale as as well, manager Bruce Bochy said.
8/26/2015 | MadBum, Giants aim to gain more ground on Cubs
The Chicago Cubs' potent lineup faces its toughest task of the series as it squares off against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner in Thursday afternoon's finale.
8/26/2015 | Giants pondering struggling Cain's next start
It's a given that Matt Cain will keep striving to regain his winning form. Whether he's allowed to do that when his next turn in the Giants' pitching rotation arrives is another issue.
8/26/2015 | Side tightness forces Crawford to leave game
Giants All-Star shortstop Brandon Crawford was pulled after the seventh inning of Tuesday's 8-5 loss to the Chicago Cubs with tightness in his left side.
8/26/2015 | Three homers back Arrieta to 16th victory
Jake Arrieta became the first pitcher in the Major Leagues to reach 16 wins and Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Montero and Starlin Castro each homered to power the Cubs to an 8-5 victory over the Giants on Tuesday night. Chicago now has won 21 of its last 25 games.
8/26/2015 | Peavy, Hendricks seek return to win column
The Giants hand the ball to Jake Peavy in a critical second game of a three-game set against the Cubs on Wednesday night at AT&T Park. The Cubs counter with right-hander Kyle Hendricks, who is looking to win for the first time since he beat San Francisco on Aug. 8.
8/25/2015 | Affeldt endures another off-day injury
The Giants placed Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, one day after the left-hander sustained a partial dislocation, known as a subluxation, of his left knee. Affeldt injured himself while playing with his three sons, ages 8, 5 and 3, at Loon Lake near his offseason home of Spokane, Wash.
8/25/2015 | Panik could return during Giants' next road trip
Giants second baseman Joe Panik (lower back stiffness) resumed swinging off a tee and remains on track to return to the team in early September, manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday.
8/24/2015 | Astros' pair leads Prospect Team of the Week
The Houston Astros might be the feel-good surprise story in the big leagues, but let's not forget much of that has been built from within, taking advantage of one of the best farm systems in baseball.
8/24/2015 | Hardened veteran Byrd a perfect fit with Giants
Marlon Byrd walked into the visitors' clubhouse at PNC Park on Friday afternoon ready to take on a new role with a new team, the Giants, his fifth club in the past three seasons. But it all felt familiar.
8/24/2015 | Giants hope offensive woes don't follow them home
It was the kind of road trip you hope you can sleep off on the flight home. Yet again unable to take advantage of opportune situations, San Francisco wilted at the plate in a 5-2 loss to the Pirates on Sunday night at PNC Park, ending an offensively anemic six-game swing away from home.
8/23/2015 | Arrieta goes for 16th win against Giants
Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta is on a torrid run -- something he'll hope to continue when he squares off against Matt Cain and the Giants at 10:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday at AT&T Park.
8/23/2015 | Pagan's injured knee needs more time
Giants outfielder Angel Pagan won't rejoin the club when he's eligible to return from the 15-day disabled list, manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday.
8/22/2015 | Leake returns with strong six innings vs. Bucs
In Mike Leake's first start since returning from the 15-day disabled list, he tamed the Pirates' bats, but fatigue and circumstance forced him out of the game. He turned a tied ballgame over to the Giants bullpen, which wasn't preserved in a 3-2 loss to the Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park.
8/22/2015 | Vogelsong looks to turn tide at Pirates' park
Former Pirates and current Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong will return to a place where he has often struggled when San Francisco wraps up its four-game series with Pittsburgh on Sunday at PNC Park. Vogelsong's counterpart for the evening will be Pirates starter Francisco Liriano, who has had a less-than-ideal August.
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