San Francisco Giants

Ramos, Gonzalez turning heads at instructs
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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.

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Giants set to reveal Willie Mac Award winner
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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.

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Stratton, Giants look to solve Padres in opener
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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 […]

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Cain leaving behind legacy, and a team in flux
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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.

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Shark solid in final start, but Giants falter late
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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.

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Cain retiring after 13 seasons with Giants
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The jarring sight of Matt Cain wearing a Major League uniform other than one representing the San Francisco Giants will never materialize. Prompted by a variety of factors — the expiration of his contract, injury-eroded skills and a young family — Cain announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of the season, officially ending […]

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Samardzija shoots for 10th win in final start
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Braden Shipley has settled nicely into his role in the D-backs’ bullpen in the month of September, but on Wednesday he will make his first start in nearly three months. Shipley will take the mound in a spot start as Arizona closes out a three-game set with the Giants in the regular-season home finale at […]

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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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