San Francisco Giants

Giants back Bumgarner to edge Cubs, take set
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The Giants continued to regain a semblance of respectability on Wednesday, as Jarrett Parker’s seventh-inning tiebreaking single lifted them to a 3-1 victory — and much more — over the Cubs.

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Williams spins gem for San Jose
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Austin Hays and Anthony Santander combined for three homers and nine RBIs as they led Double-A Bowie to a 14-2 win over Harrisburg on Wednesday.

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Giants won't skip Moore's next start
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated Tuesday that he’s weighing the possibility of removing left-hander Matt Moore from the club’s starting rotation for a turn.

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Posey shows off wheels, muscle vs. Cubs
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Buster Posey remained integral to the Giants’ offense all night in their 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. He launched a three-run homer in the first inning before singling, stealing second base and scoring in the eighth inning.

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Bumgarner aims to extend roll vs. Cubs
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The Giants and Cubs wrap up a three-game series Wednesday when two starters who have spent time on the disabled list this season face each other. San Francisco will send left-hander Madison Bumgarner to the bump while Chicago will start right-hander Kyle Hendricks.

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Giants to show personality in Players Weekend
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The opportunity to embrace creativity particularly excites the Giants as they consider the fun that awaits them during the inaugural Players Weekend, which is scheduled for Aug. 25-27. Created jointly by Major League Baseball and the Players Association, the event encourages players to don uniforms that feature alternate designs, instead of their everyday garb.

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Giants may give Moore a break from starting
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated Tuesday that he’s weighing the possibility of removing left-hander Matt Moore from the club’s starting rotation for a turn.

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Solid Blach subdues formidable Cubs
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Ty Blach delivered the kind of effort that should merit the San Francisco Giants left-hander some attention in the National League’s Rookie of the Year balloting, as he pitched seven resolute innings and slapped an RBI single Tuesday to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs, 6-3.

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Bonds' record HR honored on 10th anniversary
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The Giants recaptured some of Barry Bonds’ magic as the organization honored him Monday on the 10th anniversary of his milestone 756th homer that set the record for career long balls.

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Slugging Blach set to oppose Cubs' Quintana
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Jose Quintana, making his first trip to the West Coast and fifth start since the Cubs acquired him from the White Sox, squares off against Giants rookie Ty Blach, who blasted his first career homer while pitching eight innings his last time out.

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Moore brings familiarity with Cubs into opener
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The West Coast has been anything but kind to the Cubs this year. As the club gears up for its Easy Rider road trip, a concept created by strength coach Tim Buss, it’ll look to shrug off those woes, first in a series against the Giants starting Monday at AT&T Park. Chicago will start Jake […]

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Giants take series behind Shark, offense
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Jeff Samardzija spun another strong start while Jarrett Parker drilled his first home run of the season to pace the Giants past the D-backs, 6-3, on Sunday.

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