SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants couldn't celebrate a division title yet — not with the rival Dodgers still going win for win in the NL West race.
San Francisco clinched at least a tie pursuing its first West title since 2012 by matching the franchise record with its 106th win, beating the San Diego Padres 3-0 Friday night before turning attention to Los Angeles' home game against Milwaukee.
San Francisco Giants (101-54, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (71-83, fourth in the NL West)
Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Kevin Gausman (14-6, 2.92 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 211 strikeouts) Rockies: Antonio Senzatela (4-9, 4.14 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 103 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants reached one milestone and are close to another in their resurgent season. The real goal is another World Series title.
Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls by San Francisco, and the NL West-leading Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 Friday night to become the season’s first 100-win team.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants became the first major league team to clinch a playoff spot this season, hitting four home runs to beat the San Diego Padres 9-1 on Monday night for their season-high eighth consecutive victory.
San Francisco Giants (89-50, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (63-76, fourth in the NL West)
Denver; Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Anthony DeSclafani (11-6, 3.24 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 132 strikeouts) Rockies: Jon Gray (7-10, 4.20 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 125 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — Logan Webb pitched effectively for seven innings, Mike Yastrzemski homered and Steve Duggar had two triples among his three hits as the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 12-3 Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If the Dodgers and Giants just provided a glimpse of a possible playoff series, an October matchup between these rivals could be one for the ages.
“I can imagine that would be the most intense postseason series I’ve ever been a part of,” San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Logan Webb's ability to cover for a teammate's error in a key sixth-inning jam has San Francisco in position for yet another series win.
Webb threw seven strong innings to win his seventh consecutive decision, Tommy La Stella and Mike Yastrzemski each homered and drove in two runs, and the Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Saturday night to even the series between NL division leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Bryant launched an early two-run homer, pinch-hitter Darin Ruf broke an eighth-inning tie with an RBI single and the San Francisco Giants beat the plummeting New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco manager Gabe Kapler went to the right player at the right time once again.
Pinch-hitter LaMonte Wade Jr. connected for a two-run homer in the ninth inning, helping the Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Harrison hit a two-run single, Starling Marte added an RBI double, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night.
James Kaprielian pitched three-hit ball over five innings to remain unbeaten in three starts since coming off the injured list to help the A’s hold off their Bay Area rivals before a crowd of 40,133 – the largest at the Coliseum in nearly two years.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tommy La Stella had three hits and two RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Sunday.
Alex Wood pitched into the seventh inning to win his fifth straight decision.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants hit five home runs, including four off Astros ace Zack Greinke, and beat Houston 8-6 Saturday in an interleague matchup of division leaders.
Darin Ruf, Donovan Solano, Wilmer Flores and LaMonte Wade Jr.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After benefiting from yet another late-game meltdown by their division rivals, Buster Posey and the Giants are starting to see a common theme.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even without three of their biggest bats, Will Smith and the Los Angeles Dodgers found a way to rally for a big victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Smith connected for a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Dodgers rallied from five runs down to defeat the Giants 8-6 on Tuesday night in the second game of a pivotal series between NL West rivals.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a pair of home runs, Logan Webb pitched four strong innings as a spot starter, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.
Webb was a last-minute starter for the Giants after Kevin Gausman was placed on the Family Medical Emergency List.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood pitched seven strong innings of three-hit ball, and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in San Francisco having just dropped three of four to the Rockies at Coors Field in frustrating fashion.
Holding off the Giants in two close games now has the Cardinals believing they're right back on track as the All-Star break nears.
PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco manager Gabe Kapler opted to have Austin Slater to pinch hit for Alex Dickerson to lead off the fifth inning.
Slater ended up grounding out, but he made up for it with a big blast at a crucial moment.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wilmer Flores had four hits, including two of San Francisco’s four home runs, and the Giants routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Sunday.
Brandon Crawford hit his 16th homer and Mike Yastrzemski combined with Flores for consecutive homers in the first off Zach Eflin (2-6).
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rhys Hoskins broke out a 2 for 40 slump with a pair of home runs and a career-best six RBIs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Giants 13-6 on Saturday.
Ronald Torreyes also homered and drove in three runs as the Phillies won at San Francisco for the second time in nine games since 2018.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks set a major league record with their 23rd straight road loss, making dubious history in getting trounced by the San Francisco Giants 10-3 Thursday.
The dejected D-backs trudged off the field after breaking a tie with the 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics for road futility.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ahead the whole way, the Arizona Diamondbacks watched in almost disbelief when Mike Yastrzemski connected.
And just like that, the Diamondbacks had inched even closer to a most dubious mark.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donovan Solano and Evan Longoria homered, Logan Webb pitched five sharp innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-6 on Saturday.
The Giants have won consecutive games at Dodger Stadium, scoring a combined 19 runs, after losing the first four in the season series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy is feeling it in the month of May, especially against the rival San Francisco Giants.
Muncy hit a go-ahead solo shot leading off the sixth — one of five home runs in the game — and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Giants 4-3 on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Wood pitched six innings while keeping his perfect record intact and Mike Yastrzemski hit a game-sealing home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Sunday.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Seattle Mariners 10-1 for their fifth straight win Wednesday night under skies turned orange by raging wildfires in Northern California...