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8/26/2014 | AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season

The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.

8/26/2014 | Mistakes costly as Giants fall to Rockies

With a 3-2 loss to the Rockies inside AT&T Park on Monday night, the Giants dropped to 4-8 against Colorado this season. It was the home team that looked more like one of baseball's worst teams.

8/26/2014 | Bochy ejected for arguing balls and strikes

Giants manager Bruce Bochy voiced his displeasure with home-plate umpire Doug Eddings' strike zone throughout Monday night's game, and that came to a head in the bottom of the eighth inning.

8/26/2014 | Giants' challenge takes away Rockies' run

After the Rockies' DJ LeMahieu was called safe at home plate in the seventh inning Monday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy challenged the call, and upon review, it was overturned.

8/25/2014 | Giants need Lincecum to return to form

There's no question that the Giants need The Tim Lincecum to make their stretch run. But right now, Lincecum just isn't Lincecum.

8/25/2014 | Rockies look to continue thwarting Giants

The Rockies will look to carry over Monday's momentum when their ace, Jorge De La Rosa, takes the mound for Game 2 on Tuesday. He'll be countered by left-hander Madison Bumgarner, who has been just as sharp as De La Rosa this month.

8/25/2014 | Giants to skip Lincecum, start Petit instead

Yusmeiro Petit will take over for Tim Lincecum in the Giants' rotation Thursday, manager Bruce Bochy said before Monday night's game. Bochy said the rotation would be reassessed after Petit's start, so it's unknown when or if Lincecum will return to the rotation.

8/25/2014 | Scutaro won't return to Giants this season

It came as no surprise, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed Monday that injured second baseman Marco Scutaro's 2014 season is over.

8/25/2014 | Belt working out, but needs more time in recovery

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said first baseman Brandon Belt will need "a couple more weeks" before returning to the team. Belt hasn't resumed baseball activities, but is working out again, Bochy said.

8/25/2014 | Giants add Kontos to bolster 'pen, option Duvall

After a subpar performance by the bullpen in Sunday's 14-6 loss to the Nationals, the Giants on Monday added a back-end relief arm by recalling right-hander George Kontos. First baseman Adam Duvall was optioned to Triple-A Fresno to make room on the 25-man roster, the team announced.

8/24/2014 | Peavy, Hudson ejected from Giants' dugout

Concluding the Giants' visit to the nation's capital by exercising their freedom of speech, veteran right-handers Tim Hudson and Jake Peavy were ejected during the third inning of Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals.

8/24/2014 | Giants' relievers battered in loss to Nats

The Giants' typically reliable bullpen collapsed during Washington's six-run sixth inning Sunday, carrying the Nationals to a 14-6 triumph.

8/24/2014 | Leg tightness prompts rest for Pagan

Giants center fielder Angel Pagan was out of Sunday's starting lineup against the Washington Nationals with what manager Bruce Bochy described as leg tightness.

8/24/2014 | Struggling Lincecum may not make next start

Tim Lincecum's status for his next scheduled start remained uncertain Sunday, as Giants manager Bruce Bochy had yet to meet with the right-hander to discuss his slump.

8/24/2014 | Sandoval ends impressive errorless streak

Giants manager Bruce Bochy suggested that tightness in Pablo Sandoval's right forearm could have accounted for his overthrowing first base Saturday, which ended the third baseman's 73-game errorless streak.

8/24/2014 | Peavy looks to extend win streak as Rockies visit

Jake Peavy, who has won his last two starts, will take the mound Monday night against the Rockies as the Giants try to cling to a one-game lead for the National League's second Wild Card spot. Rockies left-hander Tyler Matzek will be riding a five-game losing streak into Monday's matchup.

8/23/2014 | Season's urgency moving up Lopez's usage

Javier Lopez was summoned from the Giants' bullpen to pitch before the seventh inning only once in his first 38 outings. By contrast, Lopez had appeared in the sixth inning or earlier seven times in his last 14 games entering Saturday.

8/23/2014 | Strasburg aiming to keep roll going vs. Giants

At no point this season has Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg gone three straight starts without surrendering more than one earned run in an outing. On Sunday, he'll have a chance to achieve that feat when he faces off against Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong at Nationals Park.

8/22/2014 | Prospect Blackburn fires seven shutout innings

Last Saturday, Giants prospect Clayton Blackburn made what might have been the best start of his career, striking out a career-high 11 batters in eight scoreless innings. He came close to replicating that performance on Friday.

8/22/2014 | Panik's huge night helps Giants halt Nats' surge

Joe Panik hit his first big league homer as part of a four-hit night to back a solid Tim Hudson as the Giants halted the Nats' win streak at 10 with a 10-3 victory on Friday at Nationals Park.

8/22/2014 | Bochy: No talks of position switch for Posey

If it's late in the season, it's time for manager Bruce Bochy to discuss Buster Posey's future as a catcher.

8/22/2014 | Peavy impressed with Lincecum's accomplishments

With a victory Saturday over the Nationals, Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum would become the fifth pitcher to win 100 games with the club since the franchise moved west in 1958.

8/22/2014 | Zimmermann trying to help Nats begin new streak

With the Nationals' 10-game win streak snapped on Friday, Jordan Zimmermann will try to help the club start a new one vs. Tim Lincecum and the Giants on Saturday at Nationals Park.

8/21/2014 | Posey, Panda back Bumgarner's great start

Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey and Pablo Sandoval were most responsible for the raucous 5-3 verdict over the Cubs on Thursday that gave the Giants two victories in the series' three games

8/21/2014 | Replay confirms Alcantara not hit by pitch

Cubs manager Rick Renteria challenged whether Arismendy Alcantara was hit by a pitch in the third inning of Thursday's second game vs. the Giants. Home-plate umpire Mike DiMuro had ruled that Alcantara was not hit, and the review confirmed the call.

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