• In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, photograph, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks takes part in drills before an NFL football scrimmage at the Denver Broncos' headquarters Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Tomsula: LB Brooks won’t return to 49ers practice this week

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the team after he was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery Wednesday.

  • St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is examined by a trainer after throwing to first base in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Vogelsong outdone by Lynn as Giants blanked by Cardinals 6-0

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have been so good against St. Louis in recent years and through their winning postseason runs, and against Lance Lynn, too.

  • St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn is examined by a trainer after throwing to first base in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Lynn hurts ankle but beats Giants for 1st time, Cards win

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Somehow, Lance Lynn stayed on his feet long enough to finally beat the San Francisco Giants.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Mike Leake works against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Cardinals rally, lose in ninth on Tomlinson winning single

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Wacha is never surprised that the St. Louis Cardinals find a way to come back even if behind big early.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Mike Leake works against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson has been called upon out of necessity for the injury-plagued Giants, and he keeps delivering. Veteran Marlon Byrd has been called upon for big moments like this down the stretch, and is doing his part since coming to San Francisco this month in a trade from the Cincinnati Reds.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain throws against the Chicago Cubs during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Giants put RHP Cain on 15-day DL with elbow nerve irritation

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Matt Cain was put on the 15-day disabled list Friday with irritation in his pitching elbow and received a cortisone injection to help it calm down.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain throws against the Chicago Cubs during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Giants put RHP Cain on 15-day DL with elbow nerve irritation

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Matt Cain has gone on the 15-day disabled list with irritation in his pitching elbow and received a cortisone injection to help it calm down.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Cubs’ six-game winning streak halted by Jake Peavy, Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Maddon is all for having his young Chicago Cubs team tested in late August. What perfect preparation for the stretch run of September.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Peavy shuts down Cubs as Giants earn 1st win in series, 4-2

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy considers himself a No. 1 starter regardless of when he pitches in San Francisco’s rotation. All he cares about is delivering every fifth day, especially as September approaches with the World Series champion Giants in another tight playoff chase.

  • In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted former 49ers defensive lineman McDonald on one count of rape of an intoxicated person. The announcement came Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, with the indictment stemming from an incident last Dec. 15 at McDonald's home. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Grand jury indicts former 49er Ray McDonald on rape charge

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Santa Clara County grand jury indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of an intoxicated person.