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.
Matt Cain gave the Giants plenty of nothing on Saturday, which of course was what his fans wanted to see.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.