Giants not much improved

While the Giants didn't give up much to get Mike Leake, they didn't get that much of a boost either. ESPN Insider Dan Szymborski ranks San Francisco no. 20 on his list. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

Rangers double up Giants (0:43)

Final: Rangers 6, Giants 3

The Rangers scored all of their runs in the first two innings, including two-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus off Madison Bumgarner (7 IP, 9 H, 6 ER, 8 K), before cruising to victory. Box score

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Bumgarner taunt clears Giants, Rangers benches

Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night.

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Acquired Leake to make Giants debut Sunday

Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in the Gaints' rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his team debut in the series finale Sunday at the Rangers.


Rangers lighting up Bumgarner early

Madison Bumgarner has given up 6 runs in just 2 innings, including 2-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus. Texas leads the Giants 6-2 entering the 3rd. Follow live

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Change of scenery good for Leake

Mike Leake gets to go from a bandbox home park in Cincinnati to pitcher-friendly San Francisco after being traded. Both he and his fantasy owners should be happy for that. Deadline fantasy winners, losers (Insider)

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Leake under-the-radar win for SF

The Giants missed out on flashy aces, but Mike Leake should add a consistently solid arm to the rotation. They didn't have to dip deeply into their farm system, either. Trade deadline winners and losers

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22hDavid Schoenfield

Trade deadline winners and losers

After a week that saw a good deal of movement, we sort out who made the most of the deadline and who didn't do enough.

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1dDan Szymborski

Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.


Former White Sox pitcher Pierce dies at 88

Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the majors with the Chicago White Sox, died Friday. He was 88.

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Giants acquire RHP Leake in trade with Reds

The San Francisco Giants have acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds for minor league prospects Adam Duvall and Keury Mella.

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Mike Leake heading from Reds to Giants

Cincinnati will receive two minor league pitchers in return. Since 2013, Leake ranks 18th in MLB in ERA among pitchers with at least 500 IP, recording a mark of 3.54 over that span.

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2dJim Bowden

What would it take to get David Price?

Jim Bowden connects Tigers starting pitcher David Price to four trade suitors, laying out the prospects he thinks Detroit would ask for in return.

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How can San Francisco land Hamels?

The Giants would have to go all-in for Cole Hamels. A package that includes their best pitching prospect Tyler Beede and Buster Posey's backup Andrew Susac could do the trick. Five potential trades for Hamels (Insider)


Five-run inning lifts Giants past Brewers

Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Wednesday.


Giants blank Brewers in series finale

The Giants erupted for five runs on six hits in the seventh of a scoreless game to take two out of three against the visiting Brewers. Box score

Giants take 4-0 lead in seventh

The Giants broke a scoreless tie in the seventh on a Hunter Pence double, Brandon Crawford sac fly and Ehire Adrianza single to bounce Brewers reliever Will Smith after just 1/3 inning. Jonathan Broxton is on the hill with the bases loaded and one out. Follow live


Pitchers' duel in San Francisco

Giants RHP Jake Peavy has allowed just two hits and no runs through 5 IP, but Brewers RHP Mike Fiers has done the same as the game is headed to the 6th inning. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2723rd
On Base Percentage.3283rd
Slugging Percentage.4088th
Earned Run Average3.6712th
Quality Starts5314th


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