PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Evan Longoria had a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday.
Brandon Crawford led off the Giants eighth with a single against Luis Frias (1-1) and advanced to second on Cooper Hummel’s passed ball.
PHOENIX (AP) — J.D. Davis had the go-ahead RBI double in the ninth, Shelby Miller pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief in his season debut and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered and John Brebbia pitched an inning in his second start of the series, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Rodón struck out eight in five dominant innings before leaving with a blister and the San Francisco Giants slowed down the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Wednesday to win the series.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Bart and David Villar each homered, doubled and drove in two runs, helping the San Francisco Giants top the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Saturday to end a five-game losing streak.
It's been a down year for San Francisco, well out of contention in the NL West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With nothing but pride to play for, there are opportunities aplenty for some youngsters on the San Francisco Giants.
They're taking full advantage with a month to go in the season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Rodón is hardly counting as his strikeouts pile up, even as the comparisons to Tim Lincecum keep coming.
Rodón reached the 200-strikeout mark for the first time in his career, then watched as Wilmer Flores hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to send the San Francisco Giants over the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gilberto Celestino walked with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Saturday night.
It was the second straight win for Minnesota, which had previously lost six in a row.
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers drove in Wynton Bernard with his fourth hit of the game, and the Colorado Rockies beat the scuffling San Francisco Giants 4-3 in 10 innings on Saturday night.
Ryan McMahon had three hits and Lucas Gilbreath (2-0) pitched the 10th inning for the win.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb struck out nine in eight sparkling innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Saturday night.
Webb (11-5) allowed five hits and walked two in his second straight win.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered twice, Thairo Estrada also connected and the San Francisco Giants won their seventh consecutive interleague road game, 6-4 over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willson Contreras received hugs and handshakes from teammates after striking out in the ninth inning Sunday night in what was likely his last game with the Chicago Cubs.
The three-time All-Star catcher is set to become a free agent at the end of the season and expects to be traded to a contender before Tuesday's 6 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom homered again, Marcus Stroman pitched six scoreless innings for his first win in more than two months and the Chicago Cubs beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the fourth inning, Jonathan Davis helped wear out San Francisco starter Carlos Rodón with an impressive 13-pitch at-bat that ended with a walk. Davis delivered again on a game-winning single six innings later.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a game-ending RBI single, and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday.
Wilmer Flores tied the game in the eighth with a pinch-hit homer.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After Lance Lynn delivered one of his best starts yet this season, Leury García and the rest of his Chicago teammates wanted to make good on it.
García broke up a scoreless game on an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth, and the White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall was targeted by his Atlanta teammates for the obligatory postgame dousing with a cooler full of sports drink following his game-winning hit.
ATLANTA (AP) — Orlando Arcia could sense a big moment coming. All he had to do was look at the support he was getting from the Braves' dugout to know he was about to deliver a walkoff hit.
“I took those first two fastballs for balls," he said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Rodón walked off the mound and into the San Francisco Giants dugout after eight nearly spotless innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night prepared for a conversation about whether he'd get a chance at walking back onto the field for the ninth.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched five-hit ball over seven scoreless innings to win for the first time in a month, and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to five with a 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres won in manager Bob Melvin’s return, holding off the San Francisco Giants 8-7 on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Tommy La Stella homered on the second pitch of the game and doubled twice as the San Francisco Giants extended their dominance against Colorado with a 10-7 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a tiebreaking home run into McCovey Cove in the sixth inning, and the San Francisco Giants only struck out once while beating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dylan Carlson hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
Designated hitter Juan Yepez doubled with one out off Camilo Doval (0-1) in the ninth.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Rodón and Joey Bart helped spoil Cleveland's first home game as the Guardians.
Rodón allowed one run in seven innings and Bart hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-1 victory Friday at Progressive Field.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched four-hit ball over eight innings and Luke Williams doubled home the only runs he needed as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Wednesday.
Webb (1-0), who emerged as the Giants’ ace last season, allowed one run.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Coming off a franchise-record 107 wins and a division crown, the San Francisco Giants will open the season with a bullpen stocked with experienced, proven relievers but without a designated closer.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb struck out 10 pitching masterfully in his postseason debut, Buster Posey hit a two-run homer that held up, and the 107-win San Francisco Giants blanked the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Friday night in the opener of their NL Division Series.
San Francisco Giants (99-53, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (76-75, third in the NL West)
San Diego; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Logan Webb (10-3, 2.79 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 141 strikeouts) Padres: Yu Darvish (8-10, 4.13 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 186 strikeouts)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Kazmir got the San Francisco Giants into a jam and rookie reliever Camilo Doval got them right out of it.
Doval got three huge outs on eight pitches at a pivotal juncture for the Giants, who beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday night to take a two-game lead in the NL West.
Atlanta Braves (76-69, first in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (96-52, first in the NL West)
San Francisco; Saturday, 9:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Charlie Morton (13-5, 3.76 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 192 strikeouts) Giants: Alex Wood (10-4, 4.08 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 135 strikeouts)
San Francisco Giants (91-50, first in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (65-77, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Kevin Gausman (13-5, 2.58 ERA, .99 WHIP, 192 strikeouts) Cubs: Zach Davies (6-10, 5.16 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 108 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant drew a pair of standing ovations in his return to Wrigley Field, Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt homered in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Friday for their fifth straight victory.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani allowed one hit over five scoreless innings and Steven Duggar hit his first home run in nearly two years to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Thursday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Slater hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 Friday night.
Slater led off the inning with an opposite-field drive to right against right-hander Keone Kela (2-2)...