Giants News

  • Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

    Playing their longest game of the season, both in innings and in duration, the Giants outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-6, on Tuesday as Brandon Crawford's bases-loaded double sparked a tiebreaking, four-run rally in the 14th inning.

  • First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    With the Giants having exhausted their bullpen, in terms of manpower and energy, Tim Lincecum stepped forward to record the final two outs and earn his first Major League save in Tuesday night's 9-6, 14-inning victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

  • Giants' Panik sprains ankle, departs early

    Giants second baseman Joe Panik left Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the second inning with a sprained right ankle. Panik's playing status was initially deemed as day to day.

  • Pence wins Giants' Heart and Hustle Award

    Hunter Pence was named Tuesday as the Giants' recipient of the Heart and Hustle Award, given annually to honor players who demonstrate passion for the game and best embody baseball's values, spirit and tradition.

  • Burnett focused on opposing Giants

    As is the case for a handful of his Philadelphia teammates, A.J. Burnett's days with the Phillies may be numbered. He'll be opposed Wednesday by All-Star Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner.

  • Giants proud of infielders' development

    The Giants' baseball operations staff is being rewarded for its labor. Monday's 7-4 victory over Philadelphia ended with the Giants using an infield consisting entirely of homegrown players. Tuesday, manager Bruce Bochy started an infield produced entirely by the Giants system, and San Francisco also employed a homegrown starting infield a handful of times earlier this year.

  • Duvall's homer lifts Giants to win over Phillies

    Freshly recalled from Triple-A Fresno to replace concussion-riddled Brandon Belt, Adam Duvall collected two hits, including a two-run, sixth-inning homer. It launched a three-run uprising Monday that helped the Giants secure their fourth victory in five games, a 7-4 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies.

  • Elbow inflammation lands Cain on DL

    The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Monday with right elbow inflammation amid a flurry of roster moves.

  • Uggla joins Giants on Minor League deal

    The Giants, who signed Dan Uggla to a Minor League contract Monday, hope that a change of scenery will help him regain the form that once made him one of the game's most formidable slugging infielders.

  • Two reviews favor Phillies; one for Giants

    A replay review in the second inning of Monday night's series opener between the Phillies and Giants confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was called for with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg won a challenge on a play at first base. Sandberg's luck ran out in the bottom of the ninth, though, when he lost a challenge on the final play of the game.

  • Errant pitches sink Lincecum in Miami

    Two mistakes cost Tim Lincecum the loss when the Giants dropped the series finale, 3-2, on Sunday at Marlins Park -- a sweaty offspeed pitch in the first inning and a wild pitch in the seventh.

  • Giants lose late challenge at first vs. Marlins

    Sunday's top of the eighth inning between the Giants and Marlins ended with a review on a bang-bang play at first involving Buster Posey. Giants manager Bruce Bochy challenged the call but the play was confirmed.

  • Concussion sends Giants' Belt to disabled list

    In addition to dropping the series finale to the Marlins on Sunday, the Giants also lost Brandon Belt to a concussion.

  • Giants' Arias gets chance vs. left-hander

    Shortstop Brandon Crawford was out of the Giants' lineup and Joaquin Arias was in Sunday at Marlins Park -- but manager Bruce Bochy confirmed he was just invoking a routine day-game-after-night-game strategy in order to give Arias a chance against Marlins lefty Brad Hand.

  • Hudson extends winning streak over Marlins

    Tim Hudson extended his winning streak over the Marlins to six games, as he held the Fish to one run in 7 1/3 innings in the Giants' 5-3 victory at Marlins Park on Saturday.

  • BP incident could mean concussion for Belt

    Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will be tested for a concussion before Sunday's series finale against the Marlins. He was removed from Saturday's game in the bottom of the third inning due to dizziness.

  • Giants' Panik could stick at No. 2 spot

    Before Friday's 9-1 rout of the Marlins, Giants rookie Joe Panik returned to the No. 2 spot in the lineup for the first time since July 7 and looked a lot more comfortable than he has in his short tenure in the big leagues.

  • Giants showing signs of life on offense

    If the last few games are anything to go by, it looks like the Giants might finally be waking up from their June slumber. They scored 17 runs combined in the game before the All-Star break and Friday night and in the process returned to their old two-out, clutch-hitting ways.