San Francisco Giants

Giants' 'pen falters after Cain goes 5 scoreless
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Down to their final strike Saturday, the Padres came through to break a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges roped a two-out RBI double over the head of Giants right fielder Hunter Pence to plate two runs and powering San Diego to a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Giants.

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Career well done: Cain outstanding in last start
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Matt Cain gave the Giants plenty of nothing on Saturday, which of course was what his fans wanted to see.

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Giants cruise to back stellar Stratton
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A day before the Giants were set to say goodbye to veteran Matt Cain, Chris Stratton once again showed he’s a worthy candidate to fill Cain’s spot in next year’s rotation. The rookie right-hander turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to power the Giants to an 8-0 triumph over the Padres on Friday.

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Cain set for emotional final start
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After 2,080 2/3 regular-season innings and 330 starts in a Giants uniform, right-hander Matt Cain will get the ball one final time for Saturday’s matinee vs. the Padres, the regular season’s penultimate game.

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Slater has surgery for core muscle injury
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Rookie Austin Slater, who put together impressive at-bats in limited playing time, recently underwent a core muscle surgery in Philadelphia, Giants manager Bruce Bochy revealed Friday.

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LIVE Color Feed: Padres vs. Giants
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Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.

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Hundley wins Giants' Willie Mac Award
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Nick Hundley’s zeal was rewarded Friday when he received the Willie Mac Award — the Giants’ highest individual honor, which is tantamount to being named the team’s most inspirational player.

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Ramos, Gonzalez turning heads at instructs
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Heliot Ramos’ professional career has only just begun. Yet the 19th overall pick in the 2017 Draft already has established that he has the highest ceiling among Giants prospects.

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Giants set to reveal Willie Mac Award winner
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On Friday night at AT&T Park, the Giants will announce the winner of the Willie Mac Award, given annually to the team’s most inspirational player.

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Stratton, Giants look to solve Padres in opener
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As members of the San Francisco Giants’ brain trust ponder how to improve their last-place club for 2018, they should rethink their approach to playing the San Diego Padres. San Diego has dominated the season series, winning 11 of 16 entering the teams’ season-ending, three-game set beginning Friday at AT&T Park. Rookie right-hander Chris Stratton […]

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Cain leaving behind legacy, and a team in flux
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Matt Cain’s pending retirement puts an exclamation point on the end of this Giants era. Cain’s 13-year career began in 2005. He teamed in the rotation with Tim Lincecum and Madison Bumgarner to win the World Series three times. He threw to MVP catcher Buster Posey.

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Shark solid in final start, but Giants falter late
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David Peralta’s walk scored Daniel Descalso with the game-winning run as the D-backs walked off the Giants, 4-3, on Wednesday afternoon in their regular-season home finale. Peralta’s walk capped a three-run Arizona rally off Giants closer Sam Dyson.

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