San Francisco Giants

Moore hit hard in short night vs. D-backs
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J.D. Martinez continued his red-hot performance in the month of September with a 3-for-4, six-RBI performance Tuesday, carrying the D-backs to an 11-4 win over the Giants at Chase Field.

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Federowicz shows no rust coming off bench
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Tim Federowicz explained that catching helps his hitting. Unfortunately for him, he hasn’t done much of either activity recently. Yet it wasn’t completely surprising to see Federowicz belt a two-run homer in his first at-bat after entering the Giants’ 11-4 loss to the D-backs in the bottom of the fourth.

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Cain will get start in series vs. Padres
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Setting the stage for a hero’s farewell at AT&T Park, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday that right-hander Matt Cain will start one of the first two games in this weekend’s season-ending series against San Diego.

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Moore looks for more success vs. D-backs
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Even with home-field advantage in the National League Wild Card Game already firmly secured, Arizona manager Torey Lovullo doesn’t want to take his foot off the gas. Lovullo rolled out a lineup that was heavy with September callups and reserve players Monday, but he said it will be business as usual for the D-backs until […]

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Slater to get checked for sports hernia
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Giants outfielder Austin Slater, whose rookie season has been disrupted by a pair of injuries, will be examined Wednesday to evaluate whether he has sustained a sports hernia.

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Hundley stars as Giants cruise past D-backs
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Nick Hundley has hit D-backs pitchers well all season and continued to do so Monday as he sparked a five-run fourth inning and the Giants topped the D-backs, 9-2, at Chase Field.

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Giants no match for Kershaw in finale
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Yasmani Grandal’s sacrifice fly and two-run homer paced the Dodgers to a 3-1 win over the Giants on Sunday at Dodger Stadium. Ace Clayton Kershaw made his fifth start since coming off the disabled list, allowing Mac Williamson’s homer over eight innings while striking out six.

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Williamson impressive vs. Dodgers ace
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Mac Williamson went 3-for-3 off Clayton Kershaw and accounted for the Giants’ lone run with a monstrous eighth-inning homer Sunday in their 3-1 loss to the Dodgers.

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Giants plan home appearance for Cain
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Matt Cain will receive a proper farewell from the Giants in the form of a pitching appearance during next weekend’s season-ending home series against San Diego.

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Stratton set for Dodger Stadium debut
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Clayton Kershaw, who’s virtually certain to start the Dodgers’ postseason opener, will begin tuning up for October when he opposes the Giants and Chris Stratton in Sunday’s series finale.

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Bumgarner stellar in winning duel vs. Dodgers
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Performing like the staff ace that he is acknowledged to be, Madison Bumgarner subdued the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense for 7 2/3 innings Saturday night to help the San Francisco Giants prevail, 2-1.

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After rough start, Hernandez finishing strong
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The Giants will spend the offseason placing as much of this season as possible in the proverbial rear-view mirror. Few players will be in the driver’s seat for jobs next year. Gorkys Hernandez is among the few who could be steering himself back onto the Opening Day roster.

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