Posts Tagged San Francisco

Descalso’s 2-run homer lifts Rockies past Giants, 5-3.

San Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell singles off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher David Hale in the fifth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit gave manager Bruce Bochy the start he wanted. It lasted one pitch too many and helped finish the San Francisco Giants’ winning streak.

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Giants extend winning streak to 8 with 10-8 win over Rockies

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher David Hale works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — It wasn’t a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco’s eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as “sneaky power.”

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Kershaw loses to Bumgarner, Giants again blank Dodgers

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner hits a solo home run in the bottom of the third inning off Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw during a baseball game, Thursday, May 21, 2015 in San Francisco. (Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored three runs in Clayton Kershaw’s three starts against the San Francisco Giants this season. They’ve scored 31 in his other six starts.

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Bumgarner homers off Kershaw, Giants again blank Dodgers

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner hits a solo home run in the bottom of the third inning off Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw during a baseball game, Thursday, May 21, 2015 in San Francisco. (Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner acknowledged that hitting a home run off Clayton Kershaw was a little out of the ordinary. Outpitching the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, though, has become almost commonplace.

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Posey homer backs Lincecum’s 3rd straight win for Giants

San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits.

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