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Giants struggle with RISP in loss to Rox
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Lefty Kyle Freeland worked around eight Giants hits in six innings to give the National League West-leading Rockies their 26th win by a rookie starter in a 5-1 victory over the Giants at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon.

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Cain finds road redemption with strong outing
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Matt Cain ended his slump. The same could not be said for the Giants.

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Giants fall short after Rockies' surge
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The Rockies continued their recent dominance over the Giants by winning their seventh consecutive game against San Francisco, 10-8, on a hot night at Coors Field on Friday. Following a 10-9 victory Thursday, the Rockies outslugged the Giants again, this time getting home runs from Ian Desmond and Trevor Story.

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Cain seeks win vs. familiar foe in Rockies
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The Giants’ Matt Cain is scheduled to make his 39th career start against the Rockies on Saturday. That’s more than any pitcher in Major League history against Colorado. The Rockies will counter with Denver native Kyle Freeland, a left-hander who pitched seven shutout innings to beat the Giants on April 23.

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Giants relieved Posey, Nunez feeling better
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The Giants received welcome news Friday when catcher Buster Posey and third baseman Eduardo Nunez arrived at Coors Field feeling much improved after sustaining left leg injuries in Thursday’s 10-9 loss to Colorado.

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Samardzija powers Statcast-record homer
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Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija turned into a slugger Friday night, bashing a fifth-inning home run at Coors Field that traveled a projected 446 feet, the longest homer by a pitcher in the Statcast era.

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Tomlinson's family with him for 1st Father's Day
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Giants utility man Kelby Tomlinson doesn’t have to say how much his first Father’s Day means to him. The mere fact that he’s being joined here by his wife, Tiffany, and their son, Huck McCoy, speaks volumes about his desire to enjoy the significance and symbolism of this day.

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Bumgarner's simulated game set for Sunday
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The Giants settled on Sunday as the date for Madison Bumgarner’s simulated game, the next step in his recovery from injuries sustained in a dirt-bike accident near here on April 20.

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Sharp Samardzija looks to stop Rockies
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Besides totaling plenty of syllables, Friday’s pitching matchup featuring Colorado’s Antonio Senzatela and San Francisco’s Jeff Samardzija could feature some slick pitching. Even at Coors Field.

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Posey, Nunez hurt, but should be OK soon
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Giants third baseman Eduardo Nunez and catcher Buster Posey left Thursday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies with injuries.

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Giants storm back before losing in walk-off
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Bailing out a beleaguered bullpen, rookie Raimel Tapia propelled the Rockies to a walk-off, 10-9 win over the Giants on Thursday to regain sole possession of first place in the National League West.

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Moore hopes to get back on track vs. Rox
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Right-hander Jeff Hoffman has been nothing short of a revelation since joining the Rockies’ rotation in May. The 24-year-old seeks his fifth straight win in Thursday’s series opener against Matt Moore (2-7, 5.28 ERA) and the Giants at Coors Field.

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