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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in San Francisco. Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the Giants defeated the Rockies 4-1 for their third straight win. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Record-setting Petit leads Giants past Rockies 4-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third […]

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San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Bumgarner flirts with perfection in 3-0 Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wanted to waste a two-strike curveball in front of Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau. He left the ball up just enough for Morneau to get a piece […]

08/27/2014

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum throws the ball during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Washington. The Nationals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Struggling Lincecum moved into Giants bullpen

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Tim Lincecum has been moved to the San Francisco Giants’ bullpen as he tries to work through his latest struggles. Yusmeiro Petit will replace him in the rotation, manager […]

08/25/2014

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, center, is congratulated by teammates Pablo Sandoval, left, and Michael Morse after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Nationals’ 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

  WASHINGTON (AP) — As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals — who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak — had to […]

08/22/2014

Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria, center right, and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy talk with the umpires and officials on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

  CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the […]

08/21/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver’s seat atop the NL West. Yet coming off consecutive […]

07/28/2014

Bryan Stow's family released a Thanksgiving photo of the San Francisco Giants fan, which drew numerous comments about how the beaten Giants fan is recovering.

Hearing set in beating victim’s case vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening statements were expected to begin Thursday in a lawsuit brought by beating victim Bryan Stow against the Los Angeles Dodgers and its former owner, Frank McCourt. A jury was chosen […]

05/29/2014

Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Michele Hanisee, center, presents evidence against defendants Louie Sanchez, right, and Marvin Norwood, left, during a preliminary hearing Wednesday, June 6 2012 in Los Angeles Superior Court . (AP Photo/Los Angles Times, Brian van der Brug, Pool)

Jury selection starts in beaten Giants fan lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers in the trial of a lawsuit over the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger Stadium confronted prospective jurors Tuesday with different stories of what happened at the […]

05/27/2014

May 31, 2012 photo of Marvin Norwood , left, with attorney Victor Escobedo, center, and co-defendant Louie Sanchez during a preliminary hearing held in Los Angeles Superior court. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Irfan Khan, Pool, File)

2 admit guilt in Dodger Stadium Giants fan attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2011 beating at Dodger Stadium that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain damaged and disabled. They were immediately sentenced by an angry […]

02/20/2014

San Francisco Giants observe a moment of silence before a baseball game aganist the Los Angeles Dodgers, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in San Francisco, in memory of a man who was fatally stabbed after a Dodgers-Giants game on Wednesday, not far from At&T Park. Giants' Sergio Romo, left, and Matt Cain, second from left, hold their caps. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Dodgers: Slain fan was son of team security guard

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – It just started as words between two groups of fans of bitter baseball rivals. “The back and forth, `Go Dodgers!’ `Go Giants!”‘ San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday. “And […]

09/27/2013

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