San Francisco Giants

Melancon could need offseason surgery
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Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner acknowledged Friday that Mark Melancon might require offseason surgery to fix his arm fully. Nobody divulged much about the possible procedure, though Melancon indicated that, after years of stoicism, he needs to heal.

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Blach seeking to repeat dominance of Phils
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Giants lefty Ty Blach undoubtedly remembers his only career start against the Phillies. That’s because it happened to be his first shutout, coming on June 2 opposite his Saturday opponent, Jerad Eickhoff.

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Giants romp early, cruise behind Moore
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The Giants wasted no time in becoming the latest National League West team to see Phillies starter Zach Eflin well, notching three runs in the first and adding three more over the second and third innings in San Francisco’s 10-2 win over Philadelphia on Friday.

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Moore turns in cheer-worthy start vs. Phillies
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The AT&T Park audience began cheering Matt Moore before he left the pitcher’s mound Friday night. Moore earned the applause by yielding two hits in 7 1/3 innings to guide San Francisco to a 10-2 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Bump in playing time boosting Tomlinson
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Multiple times in recent months, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has said he’d like to get Kelby Tomlinson more playing time. That window of opportunity is now open with second baseman Joe Panik on the seven-day concussion disabled list. So far, Tomlinson has taken hold of his newfound playing time.

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Broken hand to end season of prospect Arroyo
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Giants infielder Christian Arroyo, the club’s top Minor League prospect, will be sidelined for the remainder of the regular season with a broken left hand, general manager Bobby Evans said Thursday.

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Belt set for 'big step' in concussion recovery
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First baseman Brandon Belt, who was diagnosed with a concussion earlier this month, will begin cardio activity Friday, manager Bruce Bochy said before the Giants opened a four-game set Thursday against the Phillies.

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Moore seeks to extend momentum vs. Phils
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Two pitchers with nearly identical season ERAs square off in the second game of a four-game set Friday at AT&T Park. Giants lefty Matt Moore will face Phillies righty Zach Eflin.

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Giants make 3-run 5th hold up to beat Phils
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The Giants’ outfield of Jarrett Parker, Denard Span and Hunter Pence combined to generate most of the club’s offense Thursday night in a 5-4 victory over the Phillies that opened a four-game series.

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Shark gets nod as Giants open set vs. Phillies
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Aaron Nola has quietly been one of baseball’s best pitchers this year. The young right-hander will hope to to turn around Philadelphia’s recent woes as the Phillies and Giants open a four-game set at AT&T Park on Thursday. San Francisco will counter with Jeff Samardzija.

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Giants halt Stanton's streak, but fall in finale
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The Giants kept Giancarlo Stanton in the ballpark on Wednesday afternoon, but they weren’t able to contain Tomas Telis, who drove in three runs and scored another in the Marlins’ 8-1 victory over the Giants at Marlins Park.

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Mad-Bum, Giants withstand Stanton, Marlins
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Add Madison Bumgarner to the list of pitchers to allow a home run to Giancarlo Stanton during his remarkable home run stretch. But after Stanton extended his long-ball streak to six straight games, it was Bumgarner’s run-scoring single and Carlos Moncrief’s pinch-hit, RBI base hit that helped rally the Giants to a 9-4 victory over […]

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