7/29/2016 | Nats back Max, turn triple play to hold off SF
Max Scherzer controlled a reeling Giants offense for seven innings before the Washington bullpen got out of a bases-loaded jam via a wild triple play in the eighth as the Nationals beat San Francisco, 4-1, at AT&T Park on Friday night.
7/29/2016 | Giants tab Peavy, welcome back Pence vs. Nats
The home run has victimized Giants pitcher Jake Peavy since the All-Star break. The right-hander has allowed just seven hits in his last two starts, but five of those have been shot over the fence.
7/29/2016 | Reynolds ready for more fun back in big leagues
Matt Reynolds, the Giants' new left-hander, learned instantly that independent baseball is nothing like the Major Leagues.
7/29/2016 | Pence 'feels great,' to rejoin Giants Saturday
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said earlier this week that San Francisco had no plans of rushing Hunter Pence back before the team's homestand concluded.
7/29/2016 | Giants still trying to get out of offensive rut
Giants manager Bruce Bochy has placed three players in the three-hole of the batting order since his team returned home in an attempt to jump-start the offense.
7/29/2016 | Nats survive Giants' ninth-inning rally
Thanks to a three-run second inning against Johnny Cueto, the Nationals took a three-run lead into the ninth, but the Giants didn't go quietly and chased closer Jonathan Papelbon before Washington was able to lock down a 4-2 series-opening win on Thursday night at AT&T Park.
7/29/2016 | Max faces Shark in battle of division leaders
With Max Scherzer squaring off with Jeff Samardzija, the Nationals and Giants will continue their four-game series on Friday night in this potential postseason preview at AT&T Park.
7/28/2016 | Giants land All-Star Nunez in deal with Twins
The San Francisco Giants acquired infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for Minor League pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia.
7/28/2016 | Panik makes long-awaited return to Giants
Giants second baseman Joe Panik was finally activated off the disabled list on Thursday and will assume his role in the infield with the Giants for the first time since June 27.
7/28/2016 | Bickford debuts on Top 100 Prospects list
Giants pitching prospect Phil Bickford has enjoyed a breakout year with both Class A Augusta and Class A Advanced San Jose. The right-hander has a 2.71 ERA in 17 combined starts to go along with 105 strikeouts. As a result, he is now ranked 67th on MLB Pipeline's Midseason 100 Top Prospects list.
7/27/2016 | Bumgarner takes another hard-luck loss
Taking a cue from his most recent start at AT&T Park -- a one-hit complete game against the D-backs --- Madison Bumgarner pitched eight dominant innings in the rubber game of the Giants' series with the Reds on Wednesday. But with the Giants' offensive struggles persisting, one mistake proved consequential, as Cincinnati used a Jay Bruce solo home run in the seventh inning to defeat the Giants, 2-1.
7/27/2016 | Bruce's homer spoils Bumgarner's strong start
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has been excellent this season, but he can't do it all on his own. Despite his eight innings with two runs allowed, it was still enough to be overcome by the Reds, who left town with a 2-1 victory and two of three games in the series. San Francisco has lost nine of 11 games since the All-Star break.
7/27/2016 | Giants won't rush Pence back from rehab
According to the stat sheet, it would seem Hunter Pence is right at the doorstep of a return to the San Francisco Giants. But manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday that the right fielder's output at the plate will have no effect on when the club chooses to activate him.
7/27/2016 | First-place Giants, Nats clash at AT&T Park
The Nationals and Giants begin a four-game series Thursday at AT&T Park in a matchup of two first-place teams that have struggled a bit since the All-Star break.
7/27/2016 | Giants hold off Reds after Cain's homer
In one month, the Giants have seen their formidable National League West lead shrink to a less comfortable cushion. Losing eight of nine games entering Tuesday certainly didn't help and made a 9-7 victory over the Reds all the more necessary. Their lead over the second-place Dodgers, which was seven games on June 24, remained at 2 1/2 games.
7/27/2016 | Giants claim second-longest sellout streak
With a paid attendance of 41,896 Tuesday night, the Giants surpassed the Cleveland Indians for the second-longest sellout streak in Major League Baseball history. Dating back to Oct. 1, 2010, the club has sold out 456 consecutive regular-season games at AT&T Park.
7/27/2016 | Dominant in daylight, Bumgarner to face Reds
Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hit complete game in his last start before the All-Star break. But he's yet to earn a win since that performance, as the Giants continue to search for their footing in the second half of the season.
7/26/2016 | Cain provides own backing with 3-run homer
In his first appearance at AT&T Park since June 13, Matt Cain came to the plate in the second inning with runners on first and third and one out, and slugged a three-run homer to give the Giants a 4-0 lead vs. the Reds.
7/26/2016 | Belt benefits from lineup drop, return to basics
Giants first baseman Brandon Belt got back to seeing the ball first while batting sixth in the lineup Monday night, and it resulted in his first multi-hit performance since the break. Belt finished the game 3-for-4 with a two-run home run.
7/26/2016 | Pipeline preview: Mejia looks to extend streak again
Here's a look at top prospects to watch in Wednesday in Minor League action:
7/26/2016 | Big flies a big flaw for Giants pitching
For a team that doesn't rely on power offensively, the home run ball has increasingly mocked the Giants during the month of July. The latest example came Monday at normally pitcher-friendly AT&T Park, as the Cincinnati Reds used three two-run homers off Jake Peavy to defeat San Francisco, 7-5, and hand the club its eighth loss since the All-Star break.
7/25/2016 | Reds outslug Giants to win homer-filled game
With its spacious dimensions, AT&T Park will never be mistaken for Cincinnati's cozier and homer-abundant Great American Ball Park. But it certainly felt like its Midwest counterpart Monday as the teams combined for five home runs. It was Jay Bruce's two homers, however, that propelled the Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Giants.
7/25/2016 | Cain looking to get season on track vs. Reds
In his return from the disabled list last Wednesday, Matt Cain allowed five runs, including three home runs, in 2 1/3 innings against the Red Sox. He'll hope to minimize that type of damage in his next start against Cody Reed and the Cincinnati Reds at AT&T Park on Tuesday night.
7/25/2016 | Giants could get Panik, Pence back soon
The Giants began a seven-game homestand Monday that both Hunter Pence (hamstring) and Joe Panik (concussion) could rejoin the team for.
7/25/2016 | Trio of Diazes lead Prospect Team of the Week
The latest edition of MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week (July 18-24) is led by a trio of Diazes in Isan Diaz, Yandy Diaz and Lewin Diaz, each of whom had big weeks for their respective clubs.
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