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San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval hits a home run against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run — even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes — and the San Francisco Giants routed […]

09/05/2014

Colorado Rockies' Brandon Barnes, front, tosses a handful of sunflower seeds at Michael McKenry who returns to the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning of their 9-2 victory in a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Denver, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rockies homer 4 times, beat Giants 9-2

DENVER (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong was hurt by the home run ball at Coors Field — again. Vogelsong gave up a career-high four home runs, including two by Corey Dickerson, and the San Francisco Giants […]

09/04/2014

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects for an infield single against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Giants' 4-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Posey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Buster Posey is rounding into form, looking more and more like the 2012 version of the player who won the NL MVP. Couldn’t have picked a better time, too, with the postseason […]

09/03/2014

Members of the Colorado Rockies mob Charlie Blackmon after his walkoff, RBI-single against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning of the Rockies' 10-9 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rockies win, after losing end of suspended game

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants’ six-game win streak on […]

09/01/2014

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval makes a diving attempt on a bunt from Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez during the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Francisco. Gomez got an infield single on the play. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins. Pablo Sandoval hit a […]

08/31/2014

San Francisco Giants' Jake Peavy works against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants’ 3-1 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night. […]

08/30/2014

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey drives in a run with a single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The way Buster Posey was swinging, manager Bruce Bochy figures he had at least one more hit in him. Instead, they called it a night after Posey went 5 for 5 […]

08/30/2014

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 […]

08/28/2014

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

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