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If the Giants see the same Wade Miley who pitched against them Sept. 9, then they would already be a long way toward starting their road series against the D-backs with a victory.
4 hrs ago | San Francisco Giants
With the Dodgers enjoying a 13-run lead, Carl Crawford was called out at first base by umpire Doug Eddings on an infield grounder to shortstop Matt Duffy . Crawford pleaded with the Dodgers dugout for a challenge, and Don Mattingly complied, the call being overturned.
8 hrs ago | Frisco Fastball
Sep 13, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Brett Bochy son of Giants manager Bruce Bochy made his MLB appearance against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the sixth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports The much anticipated major league debut of minor league reliever Brett Bochy finally arrived last night.
13 hrs ago | SFGate
A Giants win Saturday would have pulled them into a tie atop the National League West , and Petit would have gotten the ball Sunday with a mission to pitch his team into sole possession of first. Instead, Petit gets the ball with a mission to keep his team, crushed and embarrassed Saturday, from falling three games back.
SAN FRANCISCO >> Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu met with team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache here Saturday, one day after inflammation in his left shoulder forced him to leave the Dodgers' 9-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants after one inning. Ryu will have an MRI on Monday in Los Angeles.
Once again, Tim Lincecum literally cemented his place in Giants lore Saturday as a plaque commemorating his June 25 no-hitter against San Diego was unveiled on the club's History Walk. Lincecum's plaque joined an assortment of 22 others on the portwalk beyond the right-field wall, including one dedicated to his 14-strikeout, 1-0 victory over Atlanta in Game 1 of the 2010 Division Series.
Aug 12, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford prepares for the ball against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports I have watched with fascination the many different types of defensive shifts the San Francisco Giants have been employing this season, and I have often asked the obvious question: Do the shifts accomplish squat? Now Steve Moyer, who works for a company called Inside Edge, which provides data for MLB, has written a report in which he has analyzed the data from the defensive shifts of all major league teams.
Sep 11, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy pitches the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Jake Peavy 's been absolutely stellar to the tune of a 2.29 ERA and 2.73 FIP since joining the San Francisco Giants in late-July.
Sep 2, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Fans reach for a foul ball in the sixth inning of the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports It's hard to argue against the fact that there is nothing better in life than getting a foul ball in the stands, during a baseball game.
12, 2014, in San Francisco. . Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez reacts after striking out during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday, Sept.
Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Travis Ishikawa splashed a three-run homer into McCovey Cove, and Brandon Crawford hit a two-run drive in the fifth to help Bumgarner win his fifth straight start.
Brandon Belt was back in the Giants' clubhouse Friday afternoon, and the first baseman was back to his usual entertaining ways. Belt was accidentally struck in the face by a thrown ball during batting practice in Miami on July 19, and missed the next 12 games with a concussion.
Diamondbacks' David Peralta pointing to Monday return Peralta was hoping he could return to the lineup Friday for the series opener vs. Padres Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tEPawr David Peralta was initially hoping he could return to the lineup for tonight's series opener against the San Diego Padres, but the Diamondbacks outfielder said Thursday that might have been a little too optimistic. In the past few days, he has slowly begun to ramp up his activities and now thinks Monday is probably a more realistic return date.
The playoff-hungry San Francisco Giants have won 12 of their last 15 games to climb within two games of the L.A. Dodgers in the NL West. The orange and black have won nine straight home games and aim to overtake their arch-rival this weekend.
You never want to count anything as clinched before it's officially clinched. Still, at this point one of the five National League playoff spots should go to the San Francisco Giants.
I remember another time the Giants were two games behind the Dodgers in late September, with the potential to fall into a ravine or make a substantial move. Indeed.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:16 pm
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