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2016 Schedule
58-41, 1st in NL West
Stats & Info

Giants in midst of pitching meltdown

Pitching was San Francisco's strength during the first half of season, but that hasn't been the case since the All-Star break. As a result, the Giants' are an MLB-worst 1-8 since then.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Aroldis Chapman vs Cubs potential Oct opponents: Washington - 12 APP since 2012, 1 run, 26 K, 15.1 IP SF - 5 APP last 2 years, 10 K, 6.2 IP, 2 R & BS last Sept LA - 9 APP in career, 0 runs, 17 K, 5 hits, 9 IP

Did a Giants fan help the Reds get a home run? (0:44)
Bruce's second home run puts Reds up for good (0:30)

Lineup: Giants (58-40) vs. Reds (38-60)

  • 1. Denard Span, CF (L)
  • 2. Angel Pagan, LF (S)
  • 3. Jarrett Parker, RF (L)
  • 4. Buster Posey, C (R)
  • 5. Brandon Crawford, SS (L)
  • 6. Brandon Belt, 1B (L)
  • 7. Conor Gillaspie, 3B (L)
  • 8. Ramiro Pena, 2B (S)
  • 9. Jake Peavy, P (R)
  • Daily notes

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What does the future hold for Posey?

Buster Posey is all about durability, and he appears to be built to last for the long run. ZiPS has his projected career WAR higher than that of one of the Hall of Famers inducted on Sunday. #MLBRank: Forecasting the future

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Giants lose grip on No. 1 ranking

Hate to burst your bubble Giants fans, but San Francisco's run atop our Power Rankings was short-lived. The team is down two spots in this week's edition following a six-game losing streak. Who's the new No. 1? Week 16 Power Rankings

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Giants and Jeffress are natural fit

Jim Bowden has noticed how much interest the Brewers have received regarding their relievers. It would make sense to take advantage of the market, Bowden writes, with San Francisco atop the list for right-hander Jeremy Jeffress. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)


B'day greetings for Barry Bonds

The former Pirates and Giants slugger and current Marlins hitting coach turns 52 on Sunday. Help him blow out the candles by watching these blows from his big league career.

Yankees take rubber match from Giants (1:19)
Teixeira hits 200th homer with Yankees (0:20)
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Reports: Yanks close to making Chapman trade

Aroldis Chapman's days as closer for the Yankees are apparently numbered, with the team reportedly telling other squads it is close to trading its left-handed closer.

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Giants finally rebound on the mound

Led by Johnny Cueto, who pitched six strong innings, the Giants sent seven pitchers to the mound Saturday to earn their first victory of the second half.

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Giants, Rangers breaking down

The San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers lead the NL West and AL West divisions, respectively, but they've played like cellar-dwellers so far in the second half.

Lineup: Giants (57-39) at Yankees (49-47)

  • 1. Denard Span, CF (L)
  • 2. Angel Pagan, LF (S)
  • 3. Brandon Belt, 1B (L)
  • 4. Buster Posey, C (R)
  • 5. Brandon Crawford, SS (L)
  • 6. Jarrett Parker, DH (L)
  • 7. Conor Gillaspie, 3B (L)
  • 8. Mac Williamson, RF (R)
  • 9. Ramiro Pena, 2B (S)
  • SP: Johnny Cueto, RHP
  • Daily notes


Giants flip starters Cueto, Samardzija

Johnny Cueto was set to start for San Francisco against the New York Yankees on Saturday and Jeff Samardzija in the series finale, which Giants manager Bruce Bochy said was his plan all long.

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An off night for Brandon Crawford

Crawford was charged with a career-high three errors, all on wild throws, against the Yankees on Friday. The last former Gold Glove winner to commit at least three errors in a single game was J.J. Hardy in 2014, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Even MadBum couldn't stop losing streak

With ace Madison Bumgarner on the mound, the Giants lost their sixth straight game on Friday. They join the 1991 Dodgers as the only teams in MLB history to lose their first six games after the All-Star Game after being in first place at the break, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

Kurkjian: Giants will try to get Chapman (0:48)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.26111th
On Base Percentage.3324th
Slugging Percentage.40322nd
Earned Run Average3.706th
Quality Starts56Tied-4th

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