Posts Tagged San Francisco

Struggling Giants lose sixth straight game, swept by Rockies

San Francisco Giants third baseman Matt Duffy makes a diving stop on a ground ball from Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki during the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in San Francisco. Tulowitzki got a single on the play.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy rested a few regulars who might have needed a break, whether it be mental or physical.

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Rockies Weiss goes to Adam Ottavino in closer role for now

Colorado Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino, right, shakes hands with catcher Nick Hundley after recording the last out of the game against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in San Francisco. Colorado won 4-1.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Adam Ottavino has earned the closer job for the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies.

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Rockies make several defensive gems to beat Giants 4-1

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, crashes against the rain tarp next to left fielder Corey Dickerson while Arenado made a catch on a foul ball by San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are sputtering and missing chances in the middle of all their World Series celebrations, and that’s an uncomfortable combination at this early stage for the reigning champions.

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Rockies make several defensive gems to beat Giants 4-1

Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez singles during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado made a sensational falling catch over the tarp in foul territory, Corey Dickerson had an RBI single among his three hits and the Rockies established their best road start in franchise history with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

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Cashner has better stuff, still loses to D-Backs 8-4

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp is out at third as Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb applies the tag during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 13, 2015, in San Diego. Kemp was trying to go from first to third on a single by Justin Upton. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner might have gotten out of the second inning if not for second baseman Yangervis Solarte’s throwing error.

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