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40 min ago | San Francisco Giants

Vogelsong seeking more success against D-backs

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wade Miley, Baseball Players, Ender Inciarte, Travis Ishikawa, Major League Baseball

4 hrs ago | San Francisco Giants

Challenge awards Crawford infield hit in rout

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.

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8 hrs ago | Frisco Fastball

VIDEO: Bruce Bochy hands the baseball to his son Brett Bochy to make his MLB debut, history is made

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.

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13 hrs ago | SFGate

Giants need Petit to come up big against Dodgers, Kershaw

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, A.J. Ellis, Clayton Kershaw, Barry Zito, Tim Lincecum

17 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Dodgers clobber San Francisco Giants 17-0, one day after blowout loss

SAN FRANCISCO >> The list of milestones the Dodgers accomplished Saturday at AT&T Park, listed end to end, might actually extend a mile. That's what happens when you win 17-0 and collect 24 hits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baseball Players, Chris Heston, Hyun-Jin Ryu, A.J. Ellis, Scott Elbert

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Hyun-Jin Ryu set for MRI exam Monday on ailing left shoulder

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Major League Baseball, National League, Scott Elbert

San Francisco Giants

Giants honor Lincecum's no-no with plaque

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.

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Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants do defensive shifts better than all MLB teams

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Crawford, Major League Baseball

Call to the Pen

Quantifying why Jake Peavy's been superb with the Giants

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Frisco Fastball

VIDEO: San Francisco Giants fans frantically search for foul ball which has already been found

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies

Detroit Free Press

Detroit 7, Cleveland 2: Price, J.D. Martinez power Tigers past Tribe

Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez looks skyward as he crosses home plate on his two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Baseball Players, Ryan Raburn, Alex Avila, Victor Martinez

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KTMF

Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Los Angeles Dodgers

The Republic

Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Belt, Travis Ishikawa

San Francisco Giants

Belt rejoins Giants, activation from DL imminent

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.

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The Arizona Republic

D-Backs' Peralta pointing to Monday return

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Hudson, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Brandon Crawford, Mark Trumbo, Arizona Diamondbacks

Rant Sports

5 Biggest Questions For San Francisco Giants Heading Into October

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik, Tim Lincecum, Barry Zito

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants: How They Stack up to NL Playoff Rivals

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen

McCovey Chronicles

Giants sweep sloppy Snakes

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Randall Delgado, Dan Uggla, Brandon Hicks, Major League Baseball

Frisco Fastball

Magic Wandoo Carries San Francisco Giants to a Sweep

Sep 11, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence loses his bat as he hits an RBI single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Giants wasted no time getting on the board in this game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Major League Baseball, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Travis Ishikawa, Javier Lopez

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

It's the Dodgers and the Giants: Enough said

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez beats the tag of Giants catcher Buster Posey to score in a game earlier this season. The two middle-of-the-order hitters could plays vital roles in a division race that heats up this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Steve Finley

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