San Francisco Giants

Pence, Hernandez limited by injuries
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The Giants’ outfield is hobbling with 13 games remaining. Right fielder Hunter Pence (lower back spasms) left Friday’s 3-2 loss to the D-backs and Gorkys Hernandez (left wrist sprain) was limited to defense only.

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Happy 80th: Giants to honor Cepeda's big day
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Among the five statues outside AT&T Park that honor the Giants’ San Francisco-era Hall of Famers, Orlando Cepeda’s likeness is the only one that isn’t captured in athletic activity. Cepeda’s 80th birthday reminds us why this is so.

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Sprained wrist keeps Hernandez sidelined
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Giants center fielder Gorkys Hernandez was out of Friday’s lineup and is unavailable (day to day) with a left wrist sprain. Manager Bruce Bochy said there’s a chance he may not play again this year.

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Giants claim Vielma off waivers from Twins
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Always looking to add depth and flexibility, the Giants claimed infielder Engelb Vielma off waivers from the Twins on Thursday.

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Inbox: Will Panda be Giants' starting 3B in '18?
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What will Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt’s roles be for the Giants in 2018? Chris Haft answers that question and more.

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Giants pay tribute to former skipper Robinson
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The Giants highlighted their annual African-American Heritage Night promotion Wednesday by honoring their first black manager, Hall of Fame slugger Frank Robinson, who was responsible for changing the clubhouse culture during his brief but eventful San Francisco tenure.

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Samardzija looks to contain D-backs
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D-backs lefty Robbie Ray will test his four-game winning streak Friday when Arizona opens a three-game set against the Giants at AT&T Park. Ray, who owns a 1.33 ERA over his last five starts, will go against Giants starter Jeff Samardzija.

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Giants have tough time solving Darvish
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Cody Bellinger homered and drove in three runs Wednesday as the Dodgers conducted their first dress rehearsal for October in a 4-1 triumph over the Giants.

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Tomlinson provides early lift for Giants
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No inning, it seemed, was truly complete Tuesday night at AT&T Park without Kelby Tomlinson significantly contributing to the Giants’ cause. Though the Dodgers triumphed, 5-3, to clinch a postseason spot, Tomlinson nearly delayed their celebration with his all-around proficiency.

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Giants receive award for work with youth
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hree organizations that speak to youth in a language they understand were recipients of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award on Wednesday morning, including the Giants Community Fund, The Moyer Foundation and PeacePlayers International.

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Giants open up 2018 vs. Dodgers in LA
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The familiar and unfamiliar stand side-by-side on the Giants’ tentative 2018 regular-season schedule, which was announced Tuesday and marks the 60th anniversary of the club’s inaugural season in San Francisco.

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Cueto's tough 4th allows Dodgers to end skid
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Clayton Kershaw stopped the nonsense Tuesday night, pitching and batting and even running the Dodgers into the postseason. A 5-3 win over the Giants at AT&T Park clinched an October berth for the Dodgers, ended a historic 11-game losing streak and cut the magic number for a fifth consecutive division title to eight.

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