Phillies: Last chance for Cole Hamels
Teams have until Wednesday to send Philadelphia their "best" offers, according to ESPN's Jayson Stark. The Phillies are still undecided on if they will trade the lefty, sources told Stark. Phils spoke to 8 teams
The Philadelphia Phillies have told several teams that are in on Cole Hamels that they'd like to get their "best" offers by Wednesday, sources told ESPN.com.
The trade deadline is nearing, and speculation is heating up about Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez, among other things. Find out what our writers are hearing today.
Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth strai
Giants beat Brewers 4-2 to stay hot
Giants 3B Matt Duffy went 3-for-4 with a run scored, and SS Brandon Crawford went deep for his 15th HR of the season to win their sixth in a row and 12th of the last 13. Box score
The Giants activated left fielder Nori Aoki from the disabled list Monday in time for him to return against the Brewers, who scratched right fielder Ryan Braun because of lower back tightness.
San Francisco thinking big
The Giants are in steady talks with the Phillies for Cole Hamels, and they've looked at David Price, but it's more likely they'll trade for depth. Updated deadline preview (Insider)
Giants looking for top starters
Other teams tell Jayson Stark San Francisco is looking to make a “significant upgrade” to its pitching staff, such as trading for Cole Hamels or David Price. MLB deadline daily
Giants jump this week
Jake Peavy's return has boosted the Giants, vaulting them six spots in the rankings. But what move, if any, will San Francisco make at the trade deadline? MLB Power Rankings
The trade deadline is nearing, and speculation is heating up that the Orioles are seeking a left fielder with power, among other things. Find out what our writers are hearing today.
Tim Hudson earned a win against the only team he had never beaten in a 17-year big league career, pitching the San Francisco Giants past his former Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday for a sweep in
Giants sweep A's at home
Giants 3B Matt Duffy went 2-for-4 -- including a 2-run home run in the first -- with 3 RBIs in the 4-3 win. San Francisco improved to 8-1 since the All-Star break. Box score
Duffy doing work
After hitting a 2-run homer in the first inning, Giants 3B Matt Duffy singled home another run in the second. The 3 RBIs are 2 shy of his career high, set in May against the Astros. San Francisco leads Oakland, 4-1. Follow live
The Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers have emerged over the weekend as the likely favorites to trade for Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels, multiple sources told ESPN.com.
Report: Hamels trade gaining steam
Cole Hamels' no-hitter Saturday has improved trade offers for the Phillies ace, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, who listed the Cubs, Dodgers, Rangers, Yankees and Giants as teams with the most recent interest.
Saturday's Top Five: MadBum does it all
Not only did Madison Bumgarner earn a win with seven innings on the mound, but he hit his ninth career home run in the Giants' 2-1 victory. The performance landed him among Saturday's top performers. Kahrl: Saturday's Top Five
Madison Bumgarner hit a home run and pitched seven innings for his third consecutive win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Saturday.
MadBum shows off his other skill
To you, Madison Bumgarner might be the pitcher who single-handled won the Giants a World Series in 2014. He's also a power hitter. He's now the first Giants pitcher with 3 HRs in back-to-back seasons since Johnny Antonelli in 1956 and 1957.
Bumgarner's bomb gets Giants on board
For Madison Bumgarner, a pitcher, it was his 3rd HR of the season and the 9th of his career. It also put the Giants ahead 1-0 in the third. Follow live
Hunter Pence had four hits and drove in two runs, Brandon Belt had three RBI and the San Francisco Giants won their third straight, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-3 in an interleague game Friday
Final: Giants 9, Athletics 3
Every San Francisco starter other than Joe Panik registered a hit, and the Giants chased Oakland SP Jesse Chavez off the mound after just 3.0 IP in a walkover. Box score
On Base Percentage.3303rd
Earned Run Average3.6712th
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