7/5/2015 | Vogelsong, Bochy tossed in loss to Nats
The intensity of yet another tight ballgame, combined with the irritation caused by a long losing streak, created a toxic combination for the Giants as manager Bruce Bochy and right-hander Ryan Vogelsong were thrown out of Sunday night's series finale against the Washington Nationals within seconds of each other.
7/5/2015 | Posey wins fan vote as NL's All-Star catcher
Buster Posey joined a select group of Giants by being named the National League's starting catcher for the July 14 All-Star Game at Cincinnati. Posey, who received 9,909,608 votes to 7,524,572 for St. Louis' Yadier Molina in final balloting totals announced Sunday, earned his second All-Star start and thus became the seventh Giant since 1970 to gain election on multiple occasions.
7/5/2015 | Heston gets rematch vs. no-hitter foe Mets
If the Mets can trace their current offensive funk back to any one day in particular, it may as well be June 9 -- the day that Giants rookie Chris Heston no-hit them at Citi Field. Now comes the rematch, a chance for revenge. Heston will face Jon Niese and the Mets in Monday's series opener at AT&T Park.
7/4/2015 | Mental errors plague Giants in July 4 loss
Examples of the recent futility of Bruce Bochy's Giants were as omnipresent as American flags during San Francisco's 9-3 loss to the Nationals on Saturday at Nationals Park.
7/4/2015 | Vogelsong, Zimmermann lock horns in finale
The Giants and Nationals close out their three-game set on Sunday night at Nationals Park. Ryan Vogelsong will start for San Francisco, while Jordan Zimmermann will take the ball for Washington.
7/3/2015 | Peavy 'terrific' in return from disabled list
Jake Peavy absorbed the decision in the Giants' 2-1 loss to the Washington Nationals as he returned from the disabled list Friday, but performed well enough to indicate he can bolster the starting rotation during the season's second half
7/3/2015 | Strasburg faces test in containing Giants
Since Stephen Strasburg returned from a left neck muscle strain, he has gone 2-0 with two earned runs allowed, 15 strikeouts and two walks over 12 innings. His next test comes Saturday against a San Francisco offense that leads the National League in team batting average and is in the top five in runs scored.
7/3/2015 | Giants add Lollis, Osich, put Hudson on DL
The Giants made a flurry of roster moves Friday to fill their ever-changing needs, which primarily stem from injuries.
7/2/2015 | Peavy comes off DL to face Gio, Nats in DC
Two of the top National League teams are set to slug it out in a three-game series this weekend in Washington as the Nationals host the Giants over the Fourth of July.
7/2/2015 | Cain ready to build on positives of debut
Matt Cain conveyed his usual mound presence Thursday afternoon: square-shouldered, square-jawed and commanding. He and the Giants are convinced that the pitches to match his demeanor soon will come more frequently and effectively.
7/2/2015 | Fernandez sparks Marlins' rally over Giants
Jose Fernandez made a triumphant return to the mound, displaying his electric assortment of stuff during six effective innings and contributing a home run to help the Miami Marlins outlast the San Francisco Giants, 5-4, on Thursday afternoon.
7/2/2015 | Casilla to get time to rest tired arm
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday that he intends to "back off" using right-hander Santiago Casilla for two or three days in the belief that the closer has a tired arm.
7/2/2015 | #TBT: Baseball's greatest pitching duel
Juan Marichal's iconic pitching battle against Warren Spahn still stands as one of the best in Major League history.
7/2/2015 | Giants sign infielder Fox as int'l free agent
The Giants are on the verge of adding another athletic infielder to their Minor League system, coming to terms with shortstop Lucius Fox of the Bahamas on a bonus of $6 million, according to industry sources.
7/1/2015 | Casilla 'way off' in rare blown save
Given Santiago Casilla's 20 saves in 24 chances this year, there's usually a plausible explanation for his occasional shortcomings. Thus, the reason given for his ninth-inning lapse Wednesday, which featured Justin Bour's game-winning home run that gave the Marlins a 6-5 triumph over the Giants, was easy to accept: He's human.
7/1/2015 | Bour, Marlins atone for errors, walk off on Giants
A mistake-filled night by the Marlins ended in dramatic walk-off fashion on Wednesday, when Justin Bour belted a three-run homer in the ninth inning that lifted Miami to a 6-5 victory over the Giants at Marlins Park.
7/1/2015 | Posey takes foul off mask, passes concussion test
Giants catcher Buster Posey said that he could play as soon as Thursday after absorbing the shock of a foul tip and being forced to leave Wednesday night's 6-5 loss to the Marlins in the fifth inning.
7/1/2015 | Fernandez, Cain make 2015 debuts in Miami
It has been nearly 14 months since Miami's Jose Fernandez last pitched in the Majors, while San Francisco's Matt Cain has been out for almost 12 months. The former All-Stars finally return to the mound from their respective injuries Thursday afternoon at Marlins Park, when the Giants and Marlins conclude their three-game series.
7/1/2015 | Giants pitchers' return won't cause issue after all
Somewhat remarkably, the composition of the Giants' five-man starting rotation, which recently loomed as a compelling issue, solved itself.
7/1/2015 | Cain glad to reach end of 'long road'
No matter how Matt Cain performs Thursday, he'll be pitching again, which is what matters most. Cain, the Giants' three-time All-Star right-hander, will make his first regular-season appearance since July 9, 2014, when he starts the series finale against the Marlins.