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  • Durable Samardzija set to clash with Brewers
    Two right-handed pitchers will square off when the Giants and Brewers battle Tuesday at AT&T Park. The Giants will send Jeff Samardzija to the bump while the Brewers will start Jimmy Nelson.
  • Stratton leads Giants to first home shutout
    Chris Stratton employed a different strategy to achieve a similar result Monday night at AT&T Park, where he delivered six innings to propel the Giants to a 2-0 victory over the Brewers, San Francisco's first home shutout of the season.
  • Melancon steps up work vs. Brewers
    Possibly headed for offseason surgery after a strained right pronator twice forced him onto the disabled list, Mark Melancon contributed a scoreless eighth inning to the Giants' 2-0 victory Monday night over the Brewers. Melancon thus appeared in back-to-back games for the first time since his second DL stint ended Aug. 12.
  • Giants to show personality in Players Weekend
    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.
  • Cueto's rehab start pushed back by illness
    Johnny Cueto felt ill Monday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said, forcing the right-hander to skip his scheduled injury rehabilitation start for Triple-A Sacramento against Albuquerque.
  • Giants stung in 8th, fall to Phillies
    Pedro Florimon delivered the biggest hit of the Phillies' three-run seventh Sunday, squeaking a two-run single to right field off Giants reliever Hunter Strickland, giving the Phillies back-to-back wins to cap their West Coast road trip. Starter Ben Lively delivered six innings of two-run ball while Jorge Alfaro brought home the game-tying run to help the Phillies knock off the Giants, 5-2.
  • Bumgarner once again a threat at the plate
    Much as been made about Madison Bumgarner's mound presence, velocity and command. But he's shown recently he is regaining his form with a bat, too. His single Sunday, which gave the Giants the lead in an eventual 5-2 loss to the Phillies, gave him back-to-back games with an RBI.
  • Giants' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Giants have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for San Francisco's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Panik doing well in recovery from concussion
    Giants second baseman Joe Panik said Sunday he's experienced headaches -- but not vision issues -- during his current stint on the seven-day concussion disabled list.
  • Giants sunk by Phillies' huge 6th inning
    Ty Kelly put the punctuation mark on the Phillies' breakout night at the plate Saturday, lifting a grand slam in the sixth -- part of a seven-run inning -- to help Philadelphia break a six-game losing streak in a 12-9 win over the Giants.
  • Span motors to inside-the-park homer
    Giants center fielder Denard Span relied on a fortunate carom and his determined baserunning to record his first career inside-the-park home run Saturday night against the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • Giants romp early, cruise behind Moore
    The Giants wasted no time in becoming the latest National League West team to see Phillies starter Zach Eflin well, notching three runs in the first and adding three more over the second and third innings in San Francisco's 10-2 win over Philadelphia on Friday.
  • Moore turns in cheer-worthy start vs. Phillies
    The AT&T Park audience began cheering Matt Moore before he left the pitcher's mound Friday night. Moore earned the applause by yielding two hits in 7 1/3 innings to guide San Francisco to a 10-2 triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • Melancon could need offseason surgery
    Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner acknowledged Friday that Mark Melancon might require offseason surgery to fix his arm fully. Nobody divulged much about the possible procedure, though Melancon indicated that, after years of stoicism, he needs to heal.
  • Bonds shows old skills with basket catch
    Bonds shows old skills with basket catch
  • Giants make 3-run 5th hold up to beat Phils
    The Giants' outfield of Jarrett Parker, Denard Span and Hunter Pence combined to generate most of the club's offense in Thursday night's 5-4 victory over the Phillies that opened a four-game series.
  • Bump in playing time boosting Tomlinson
    Multiple times in recent months, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has said he'd like to get Kelby Tomlinson more playing time. That window of opportunity is now open with second baseman Joe Panik on the seven-day concussion disabled list. So far, Tomlinson has taken hold of his newfound playing time.
  • Pence nearly passes Span on basepaths
    Pence nearly passes Span on basepaths
  • Belt set for 'big step' in concussion recovery
    First baseman Brandon Belt, who was diagnosed with a concussion earlier this month, will begin cardio activity Friday, manager Bruce Bochy said before the Giants opened a four-game set Thursday against the Phillies.
  • Broken hand to end season of prospect Arroyo
    Giants infielder Christian Arroyo, the club's top Minor League prospect, will be sidelined for the remainder of the regular season with a broken left hand, general manager Bobby Evans said Thursday.
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