San Francisco Giants

Two homers too much for Shark vs. Twins
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Jose Berrios struck out eight batters over 5 1/3 strong innings and was backed by homers from Kennys Vargas and Brian Dozier to lead the Twins to a 3-2 win over the Giants on Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park.

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Dyson plans to 'get back to basics' with Giants
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Sam Dyson, the right-hander whom San Francisco acquired Tuesday from the Texas Rangers for a player to be named, officially joined the Giants on Friday and threw off a bullpen mound for manager Bruce Bochy and pitching coach Dave Righetti.

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Shark brings solid command to clash with Twins
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Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija has been on a roll over his last seven starts, striking out 59 batters while issuing just one walk, and will look to keep it going in the second game of the three-game series against the Twins and right-hander Jose Berrios on Saturday afternoon.

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Reynolds extends hit streak for San Jose
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The next wave of Bronx Bombers flexed their muscle for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday, as top Yankees prospects Gleyber Torres and Clint Frazier combined for three home runs and six RBIs while both going 2-for-5 in a 10-1 win over Lehigh Valley.

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Giants stifled by Twins' Santana
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Ervin Santana proved to be as impressive at the plate as he was on the mound Friday night, supplementing his Majors-best third shutout of the season with a bases-loaded double to lead the Minnesota Twins past the San Francisco Giants, 4-0.

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Moore's home magic snuffed by Twins starter
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Matt Moore had every reason to feel confident Friday night as he prepared to confront the Minnesota Twins. Never mind that the Giants owned a 3-9 record in his starts. Moore had thrived this season at AT&T Park, compiling a 2-2 record with a 2.57 ERA in five home starts.

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Panik sitting out to rest sprained left thumb
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Giants second baseman Joe Panik could be sidelined for at least two days with a sprained left thumb. Panik’s injury was diagnosed Friday, one day after he hurt himself by diving to his right for a grounder up the middle at Milwaukee.

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Bochy sees long-term potential in Blach
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Giants starter Ty Blach took his first loss in more than a month on Wednesday, but his outing went beyond the box score for manager Bruce Bochy.

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Moore looks to extend home dominance
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Matt Moore will get the ball on Friday when the Giants return home to take on Ervin Santana and the Twins in a three-game set.

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Giants score 4 in 10th to stun the Brewers
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Mark Melancon yielded a lead but not the game in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Giants rewarded their closer’s amazing escape in a big way. Hunter Pence hit a go-ahead single as San Francisco scored four runs before making their first out of the 10th inning, overcoming Melancon’s blown save in a […]

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9th confirms: It's a game of inches
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Jesus Aguilar saw the umpires rule his double dead and couldn’t believe it. Jett Bandy watched Giants third baseman Eduardo Nunez make a game-saving catch and felt the same way. A few inches here or there in the ninth inning, and maybe Thursday’s outcome at Miller Park would have been different. But the Giants scored […]

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Giants plan on drafting best available talent
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Striving to cope with a subpar season, the Giants will receive a fresh influx of hope with next week’s MLB Draft.

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