A look at Troy Tulowitzki's departure and how the Cole Hamels blockbuster went down.
With the trade deadline now in the rearview mirror, ZiPS projects how the standings will look at the end of the season.
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
Garcia hits walk-off homer in 12th
The Braves rallied from deficits of six runs and two runs to force extras and took the series opener against the visiting Giants on Adonis Garcia's first career walk-off homer -- a 2-run shot in the 12th. All three of Garcia's homers this season have given the Braves the lead. Box score
Braves battle back, force extras
A.J. Pierzynski crushed a homer to right field with two outs to erase a two-run deficit and pull the Braves even with the visiting Giants at 7-7. Follow live
Braves show life in Atlanta
After four Giants homers put the Braves in a 6-0 hole, Jace Peterson smoked a three-run shot to cut the deficit in half, and Nick Markakis added an RBI single. It's 6-4, Giants. Follow live
Giants smash fourth homer
The Giants have four homers in four innings and hold a 6-0 lead over the Braves after Brandon Crawford's second jack of the game -- a two-run shot to left field. Follow live
Buster Posey doubles lead for Giants
The catcher hit a 2-run shot to center -- his 16th of the season -- to make it 4-0 vs. the Braves in the third inning. The Giants are currently tied for the second NL wild card spot. Follow live
Belt, Crawford hit back-to-back homers
Both long balls were opposite-field, and both were solo shots with two outs to give the Giants a 2-0 lead against the Braves in the second. Brandon Belt now has 13 homers this season, and Brandon Crawford upped his total to 17. Follow live
In pursuit of the wild card
With Chicago tied with San Francisco for the second NL wild card, the next seven games are huge for the Cubs; they play three in Pittsburgh starting at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN, then they go back home for a four-game series vs. the Giants.
Giants face tough stretch in August
The Giants will play 26 consecutive games against winning teams from Thursday through early September. That stretch concludes with three games at Dodger Stadium. Schoenfield: 10 big storylines
Giants put Joe Panik on 15-day DL
San Francisco loses Panik, the NL second base leader in OPS (.816), due to lower back inflammation. In response, the Giants recalled INF Kelby Tomlinson from Triple-A.
Leake fills spot in Giants' rotation
RHP Mike Leake provides San Francisco with another solid starter, one who comes with a history of pitching well at AT&T Park. MLB Power Rankings
The trade deadline has passed, now it's time to consider the final two months of the season. Here are 10 big storylines to watch.
Make or break week for the Cubs?
For the next 7 days, the Cubs will face the two teams they are chasing in the NL wild card race. The Cubs are 4 games back of the Pirates for the 1st spot and tied with the Giants for the 2nd spot.
Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Martin Perez allowed only two hits to earn his first win in his comeback from Tommy John surgery as the Texas Rangers edged the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on S
Rangers win in dramatic fashion
Texas turned a double play on speedy Giants OF Hunter Pence with the bases loaded to end the Rangers' 2-1 win. Martin Perez dazzled over 8.1 innings. Box score
Perez through 8 near-perfect innings
Rangers SP Martin Perez has allowed 1 hit and zero walks to the defending World Series champion Giants today. Considering his pitch count (75), he should have plenty left to finish the shutout. Follow live
One deal is all SF, Evans need
San Francisco GM Bobby Evans nailed the Mike Leake deal. The Giants rotation was in dire need of a mid-rotation starter, and they barely dipped into their farm system to get one. GM deadline grades (Insider)
Saturday's Top Five: Giants chase Hamels
The Giants spoiled Cole Hamels' Rangers debut with a win in 11 innings. San Francisco trailed 7-4 before chasing Hamels out with two outs in the eighth inning. Kahrl: Saturday's Top Five
Cole Hamels followed his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision Saturday. The Rangers lost 9-7 to the Giants in 11 innings.
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