Tag Archives: San Francisco Giants

Sandoval ends season with a walk-off home run Giants win 5-4

October 1, 2017

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San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval celebrates after hitting a walk off home run against the San Diego Padres in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO-What a great way to end a nightmare season than with a walk-off home run […]

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Cain’s career ends with a heartbreaking loss to Pads 3-2

September 30, 2017

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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain raises his arms walking to the dugout after pitching in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in San Francisco. Cain made his final start after announcing his retirement. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO-On the day […]

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Stratton thrives for spot in 2018 rotation

September 29, 2017

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Chris Stratton works against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO-What a nice night for the San Francisco Giants to get some offense, especially with 100 losses looming on the horizon. […]

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San Francisco Giants report: 100-loss mark is still reachable for Giants

September 28, 2017

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Photo credit: San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) By Jeremy Harness  SAN FRANCISCO–The Giants can make some history this weekend, but it’s surely not the kind they were looking for.  See, they currently sport a 62-97 record, which is at press time the worst record in the entire major leagues, and they have a three-game series against […]

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Diamondbacks walk off Wednesday’s win over Giants 4-3; Cain calls it a career

September 27, 2017

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Arizona Diamondbacks’ John Ryan Murphy, right, celebrates with teammates, including Jeremy Hazelbaker (41) and Kris Negron (45) as David Peralta, middle, is doused with a liquid after his bases loaded walk scored the winning run against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Phoenix. The […]

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Dodgers win fifth division championship;Giants drop 4-2 contest to open series

September 22, 2017

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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Logan Forsythe sprays sparkling wine in the locker room after the Dodgers won the NL West title with a 4-2 defeat of the San Francisco Giants in a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Jeremy Kahn On the same day that the Los Angeles […]

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Engaged Giants sweep short series against the suddenly, tumbling Rockies

September 20, 2017

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  By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO–The Giants didn’t crawl any closer to 100 losses. Folks sitting in the right field arcade got to chase after a home run ball hit by the good guys. And Matt Moore didn’t surrender any extra-base hits. For the thought-to-be forlorn Giants, today was a good day. For the struggling […]

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2018 Giants must figure out how to gain ground in the competitive NL West

September 19, 2017

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By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO–The Giants are rumored to want to bring back a majority of their 25-man roster, a retooling project as opposed to a rebuilding effort to shape their 2018 squad. Add a power source, the thinking goes, someone like Giancarlo Stanton, if not Stanton himself, and that big bat in the middle […]

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Mr. Intense: Vogelsong’s impact on the Giants bigger than his numbers

September 17, 2017

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By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO–Ryan Vogelsong was back. But his signature intensity was not. The then 39-year old former Giants pitcher attempted to extend his big league career one more season by accepting a spring training invite from the Twins. But when it became apparent that he wouldn’t make the Opening Day roster, Vogelsong checked […]

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Ex-Giant Ryan Vogelsong retires, Giants avoid sweep with big 7-2 win over Dbacks

September 17, 2017

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Chris Stratton throws to the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin) By: Ana Kieu SAN FRANCISCO — Ryan Vogelsong retired on the same mound where it all began and the San Francisco Giants avoided a sweep with […]

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