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Friday | Brew Crew Ball

Brewers look to shrink Giants: Series preview

Here's an fun fact. Going into Friday's game the Brewers and Giants had exactly the same run differential: +48.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Madison Bumgarner, Santiago Casilla, Jeremy Affeldt, Jean Machi

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Giants' bullpen has complete meltdown in 14-6 loss to Nationals

Tim Hudson and Jake Peavy had no shot of playing Sunday, but when third base umpire Paul Emmel raised his rabbit ears in the third inning, the two veteran starters were ejected for complaining that opposing pitcher Stephen Strasburg wasn't coming to a full stop in his windup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Ian Desmond, Jeremy Affeldt, Matt Cain

San Jose Mercury News

Postgame Notes: Affeldt gets shelled as sinker doesn t sink, and rest of pen goes along for the ride

"I take full responsibility for that game, to be honest with you," he said. "Sometimes it's a wakeup call to go work and figure out what's going on."

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Related Topix: Sports, Santiago Casilla, Baseball Players, Sergio Romo, Jean Machi, Brandon Crawford, Stephen Strasburg

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Washington Nationals

Strasburg aiming to keep roll going vs. Giants

It appears as though Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg has found a groove entering the home stretch of his 2014 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Nate Schierholtz, Nate McLouth

San Francisco Giants

Season's urgency moving up Lopez's usage

Javier Lopez was summoned from the Giants' bullpen to pitch before the seventh inning only once in his first 38 outings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

SFGate

Giants open series against Nats LIVE

San Francisco Top 7th - Brandon Crawford struck out swinging. None on with one out and Javier Lopez due up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Michael Morse, Bryce Harper, Wilson Ramos, Ian Desmond

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games as San Francisco rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the Giants to a 10-3 romp on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Sergio Romo, Juan Gutierrez, Jean Machi

KOLO-TV Reno

Nationals' 10-Game Win Streak Ends, Giants Romp

The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Panik

KNBR-AM San Francisco

Another Series Win

Dysfunctional Chicago Cubs grounds crew work led to a called game on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey, Sergio Romo, Santiago Casilla

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bradenton.com

Morse paces Giants to 5-2 win over Phillies

Andrew Susac had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run for the Giants, who won their first series at home since taking two of three from Arizona right before the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Tim Lincecum, Sergio Romo

SFGate

SF Giants rarity a " consecutive home wins;...

The Giants have begged their fans to have faith that they will escape their nosedive and challenge the Dodgers for the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Joe Panik, Gregor Blanco, Jimmy Rollins

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants drop another in tenth, this time to Phillies

Jul 14, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels delivers to the plate during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Chase Utley

BaySportsNet.com

Missed Chances, Bullpen Struggles Amid Bumgarner's Solid Home Start In Giants' 5-3 Loss

Madison Bumgarner threw seven innings of excellent baseball at home, but it wasn't enough as the bullpen allowed a late offensive attack from the Phillies and the Giants fell 5-3 in extras on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Cody Asche, Jeremy Affeldt, Santiago Casilla, Chase Utley

Philly.com

Phillies rally to beat Giants in 10 innings

Whether it was the near-constant trade buzz or the pitcher coming into his own in a season the began with his arm behind schedule, Cole Hamels may have been baseball's best pitcher in the last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Cody Asche, Chase Utley

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Newsday

Bobby Abreu designated for assignment

The Mets' Bobby Abreu reacts after striking out with runners in scoring position against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fourth inning of a game Friday, July 25, 2014, in Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Wilmer Flores, Baseball Players

San Jose Mercury News

Postgame Notes: Sandoval picks up Posey; Panik pleases the Paniks; Rockies, Giants have Sept. 1 plans

The big news today was something we all knew was coming: Matt Cain will have season-ending surgery on his right elbow .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Matt Cain, Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey, Joe Panik

Sat Aug 02, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner aims to put July behind him, start strong in August

It's not too often Bartolo Colon, 41, and in the middle of his 17th Major League season, faces a lineup full of batters who have hardly faced him, but that will be the case Sunday afternoon at Citi Field when he goes against left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Giants.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Hunter Pence, David Wright

Fri Aug 01, 2014

SFGate

SF Giants stunner: Two hitters promoted from Double-A, plus Matt Cain update and lineup

This is not just a move to fill holes. This seems like a message from general manager Brian Sabean, who confirmed that he did not like the Giants' "look" during the last disastrous homestand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Cain, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Pablo Sandoval, Darren Ford

Streaking The Lawn

UVA Baseball Alumni in the Pros: Update #4

We're nearing the stretch run of the baseball season, and with another month in the rearview mirror, let's take another look at how all the Wahoo Alumni are doing in the pros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ryan Zimmerman, Mark Reynolds, Sean Doolittle, Brandon Guyer, Kyle Crockett

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