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7/23/2014 | Surging Hamels looks to halt Giants' roll

Cole Hamels will try to steer Philadelphia clear of a four-game sweep as it takes on the Giants at Citizens Bank Park in Thursday's series finale.Tim Hudson will serve as Hamels' counterpart.


7/23/2014 | Belt having trouble shaking concussion

First baseman Brandon Belt's slow recovery from a concussion is beginning to worry the Giants.


7/23/2014 | First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

With the Giants having exhausted their bullpen, in terms of manpower and energy, Tim Lincecum stepped forward to record the final two outs and earn his first Major League save in Tuesday night's 9-6, 14-inning victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.


7/22/2014 | Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

Playing their longest game of the season, both in innings and in duration, the Giants outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-6, on Tuesday as Brandon Crawford's bases-loaded double sparked a tiebreaking, four-run rally in the 14th inning.


7/22/2014 | Panik sprains ankle, departs early vs. Phillies

Giants second baseman Joe Panik left Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the second inning with a sprained right ankle. Panik's playing status was initially deemed as day to day.


7/22/2014 | Giants proud of infielders' development

The Giants' baseball operations staff is being rewarded for its labor. Monday's 7-4 victory over Philadelphia ended with the Giants using an infield consisting entirely of homegrown players. Tuesday, manager Bruce Bochy started an infield produced entirely by the Giants system, and San Francisco also employed a homegrown starting infield a handful of times earlier this year.


7/22/2014 | Pence a fitting winner of Heart and Hustle Award

Hunter Pence was named Tuesday as the Giants' recipient of the Heart and Hustle Award, given annually to honor players who demonstrate passion for the game and best embody baseball's values, spirit and tradition.


7/22/2014 | Burnett focused on opposing Giants, not trade talk

As is the case for a handful of his Philadelphia teammates, A.J. Burnett's days with the Phillies may be numbered. He'll be opposed Wednesday by All-Star Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner.


7/21/2014 | Duvall's homer lifts Giants to win over Phillies

Freshly recalled from Triple-A Fresno to replace concussion-riddled Brandon Belt, Adam Duvall collected two hits, including a two-run, sixth-inning homer. It launched a three-run uprising Monday that helped the Giants secure their fourth victory in five games, a 7-4 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies.


7/21/2014 | Two reviews favor Phillies; one goes for Giants

A replay review in the second inning of Monday night's series opener between the Phillies and Giants confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was called for with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg won a challenge on a play at first base. Sandberg's luck ran out in the bottom of the ninth, though, when he lost a challenge on the final play of the game.


7/21/2014 | Giants send Petit to face Phillies in place of Cain

With Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list, Yusmeiro Petit will start for the Giants in his place Tuesday. He'll be opposed by the Phillies' Roberto Hernandez, who's coming off his strongest outing of the season.


7/21/2014 | Uggla signed by Giants to Minor League deal

The Giants, who signed Dan Uggla to a Minor League contract Monday, hope that a change of scenery will help him regain the form that once made him one of the game's most formidable slugging infielders.


7/21/2014 | Elbow inflammation sends Cain to disabled list

The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Monday with right elbow inflammation amid a flurry of roster moves.


7/20/2014 | Giants lose late challenge at first base vs. Marlins

Sunday's top of the eighth inning between the Giants and Marlins ended with a review on a bang-bang play at first involving Buster Posey. Giants manager Bruce Bochy challenged the call but the play was confirmed.


7/20/2014 | Errant pitches sink Lincecum, Giants in Miami

Two mistakes cost Tim Lincecum the loss when the Giants dropped the series finale, 3-2, on Sunday at Marlins Park -- a sweaty offspeed pitch in the first inning and a wild pitch in the seventh.


7/20/2014 | Arias gets chance to improve numbers vs. lefties

Shortstop Brandon Crawford was out of the Giants' lineup and Joaquin Arias was in Sunday at Marlins Park -- but manager Bruce Bochy confirmed he was just invoking a routine day-game-after-night-game strategy in order to give Arias a chance against Marlins lefty Brad Hand.


7/20/2014 | Concussion sends Belt to disabled list

In addition to dropping the series finale to the Marlins on Sunday, the Giants also lost Brandon Belt to a concussion. A roster move will be made official Monday. Belt could be placed on either the seven-day concussion list or the 15-day disabled list.


7/20/2014 | Lee returns focused on helping Phillies win

Cliff Lee finally rejoins the starting rotation Monday after landing on the disabled list in late May with a strained left elbow. Meanwhile, Ryan Vogelsong will oppose Lee having lost four consecutive starts, but the blame lies on the shoulders of the Giants' offense.


7/19/2014 | Hudson extends winning streak over Marlins

Tim Hudson extended his winning streak over the Marlins to six games, as he held the Fish to one run in 7 1/3 innings in the Giants' 5-3 victory at Marlins Park on Saturday.


7/19/2014 | BP incident could mean concussion for Belt

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will be tested for a concussion before Sunday's series finale against the Marlins. He was removed from Saturday's game in the bottom of the third inning due to dizziness.


7/19/2014 | Panik settling in, could stick at No. 2 spot

Before Friday's 9-1 rout of the Marlins, Giants rookie Joe Panik returned to the No. 2 spot in the lineup for the first time since July 7 and looked a lot more comfortable than he has in his short tenure in the big leagues.


7/19/2014 | Giants showing signs of life on offense

If the last few games are anything to go by, it looks like the Giants might finally be waking up from their June slumber. They scored 17 runs combined in the game before the All-Star break and Friday night and in the process returned to their old two-out, clutch-hitting ways.


7/18/2014 | MadBum, Giants open second half with rout of Fish

The Giants only needed two runs to beat the Marlins on Friday at Marlins Park. But they strung together three innings of clutch hitting and clobbered the Marlins on their way to a 9-1 victory to open the second half of the season.


7/18/2014 | All-Star spectators Alvarez, Hudson meet in Miami

There is some inherent disappointment in not getting into the All-Star Game after making the team, but Tim Hudson and Henderson Alvarez will get a chance to channel any of those feelings while pitching against each other. The two right-handers will take to the Marlins Park mound on Saturday for the second game of a three-game set between the Giants and Marlins.


7/18/2014 | Giants plane diverted for Righetti's vertigo

Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti experienced a spell of vertigo related to a virus while en route to Miami on the team's chartered flight Thursday. The plane was diverted to Las Vegas so the 55-year-old could be taken to a hospital. He has since been discharged.




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