5/29/2016 | Giants' offense picks up after Posey's pep talk
Exercising his influence as the Giants' resident leader and star performer, catcher Buster Posey called a brief hitters' meeting before Saturday's game against the Colorado Rockies. Posey said little about the meeting, but it was basically meant to adjust his teammates' attitude.
5/29/2016 | Refreshed Span goes yard, shows off arm
After resting Saturday to enable his bruised right hip to heal, Span returned to center field with a vengeance in Sunday's series finale against the Colorado Rockies. He clobbered a long home run among his three hits and threw out a runner at third base to hasten the Giants' 15th victory in their last 17 games, an 8-3 decision.
5/29/2016 | Cueto overcomes back issue to beat Rockies
Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto maintained his success against the Colorado Rockies despite enduring stiffness on the left side of his upper back.
5/29/2016 | Pence embodies under-the-radar Giants' spirit
Hunter Pence is what the Giants are all about. He is arguably the most unrecognized impact player in baseball. There is not much conversation about Pence or the Giants until they show up at the ballpark.
5/29/2016 | Giants double down to take series from Rockies
Buster Posey had three hits and scored twice as the Giants' offense ignited early to claim an 8-3 victory and a series win over the Rockies on Sunday.
5/29/2016 | Posey appreciates Duffy's upbeat attitude
Giants catcher Buster Posey used terms often applied to himself in praising teammate Matt Duffy, who has calmly dealt with a mysterious, season-long road batting slump.
5/29/2016 | Folty opposes Shark in Giants' final Turner Field visit
In a pitching matchup that belongs in a spelling bee instead of a ballgame, Atlanta's Mike Foltynewicz will oppose San Francisco's Jeff Samardzija as the Giants visit the Atlanta Braves' ballpark for the final time. The teams begin a four-game series Monday.
5/28/2016 | Posey's 6-RBI game a good sign for Giants
Giants catcher Buster Posey created more memories for himself Saturday at Coors Field, where he hoisted a pair of three-run homers to match a career-best total of six RBIs as the Giants bested the Colorado Rockies, 10-5.
5/28/2016 | Gearrin's first MLB hit a remarkable feat
If Cory Gearrin's thoughts somehow could have been amplified on Coors Field's public-address system as he batted Saturday, nobody would have guessed he was about to get a hit in his first Major League plate appearance.
5/28/2016 | Posey's 2-HR day helps Giants rally past Rockies
Buster Posey's second three-run homer of the game keyed a six-run eighth inning as the Giants won for the 14th time in their last 16 games, 10-5, over the Rockies at Coors Field on Saturday afternoon.
5/28/2016 | Cain goes on disabled list; Stratton called up
Hoping that Matt Cain's recent progress has not been derailed, the Giants placed the right-hander on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right hamstring and recalled right-hander Chris Stratton from Triple-A Sacramento to replenish the pitching staff.
5/28/2016 | Rockies looking to break through vs. Cueto
The Rockies will have their hands full Sunday against the Giants, facing a pitcher they've historically had trouble against in Johnny Cueto. The right-hander comes into Colorado with an 18 1/3-inning scoreless streak against the team.
5/27/2016 | Chatwood's dominant start topples Giants
Tyler Chatwood gave up one unearned run in seven innings as the Rockies handed the Giants their second loss in the last 15 games, 5-2, at Coors Field on Friday night.
5/27/2016 | Cain could miss time after straining hamstring
Giants right-hander Matt Cain left Friday night's game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning with a right hamstring strain.
5/27/2016 | Rockies hoping to solve Bumgarner
Colorado will get its second look of the season at Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Saturday in a matchup against Eddie Butler. The Rockies tagged Bumgarner early in his May 6 start, scoring four runs (two earned) in the second inning, although they ended up losing the game, 6-4, as the Colorado bats fell silent for the rest of the game.
5/27/2016 | Pence, Belt OK, but get another day of rest
Giants manager Bruce Bochy sounded upbeat Friday about the health of right fielder Hunter Pence and first baseman Brandon Belt, though neither was in the lineup for the series opener against the Colorado Rockies.
5/26/2016 | Duffy deals with ebbs and flows all the same
Giants third baseman Matt Duffy's emergence from his doldrums at the plate has reaffirmed his legitimacy as an everyday player.
5/26/2016 | Homers ruled the day among top prospects Wednesday
Wednesday's slate of Minor League action saw four Top 30 prospects connect on a pair of home runs on a day where the ball seemed to be flying out of the yard across all levels.
5/25/2016 | Righting the ship: Peavy, Kontos rebound
The Giants' 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Padres on Wednesday included redemptive performances from a pair of right-handers needing a boost.
5/25/2016 | Magic? Giants keep making wins appear
If this kind of thing was happening to a team other than the San Francisco Giants, we'd say it was magical. Actually, we'd say this is what a team does in a championship year. Things just fall a certain way.
5/25/2016 | Red-hot Giants call on Cain against Rockies
The surging Giants, winners of 13 of their last 14 games, will kick off a 10-day road trip on Friday with the first of a three-game series against the Rockies, who wrap up a three-game series against Boston on Thursday.
5/25/2016 | Giants win 5th straight on walk-off 1B in 10th
The San Francisco Giants, baseball's hottest team with 13 wins in their past 14 games, maintained their dominance of the San Diego Padres as Brandon Crawford drilled a two-out, walk-off single to give the National League West leaders a 4-3 victory Wednesday and a sweep of the three-game series. The Giants have won all nine games between the two clubs this season, marking their first nine-game winning streak against the Padres in franchise history.
5/25/2016 | Belt avoids major ankle injury on slide at 2nd
Brandon Belt exited the Giants' 4-3 win against the Padres on Wednesday after appearing to injure his left ankle while sliding into second base with the game tied at 3 in the eighth inning.
5/25/2016 | Osich thrives with another great escape
True, the scoring rallies are essential, as was the case Tuesday night for the Giants as they sped away from the San Diego Padres in their 8-2 triumph.
5/25/2016 | Group of Phillies among top prospect performers
Rhys Hoskins has hit his share of home runs this season, but none have been bigger than the walk-off grand slam he hit Tuesday to lead Double-A Reading past Erie, 11-9. Hoskins was among the top prospect performers on Tuesday.
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