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2016 Schedule
59-42, 1st in NL West
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Jay Bruce smacks go-ahead home run (0:18)

Lineup: Giants (59-41) vs. Reds (39-61)

  • 1. Gregor Blanco, CF (L)
  • 2. Angel Pagan, LF (S)
  • 3. Mac Williamson, RF (R)
  • 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. Madison Bumgarner, LHP (R)
  • Daily notes

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Giants serving up HRs at alarming rate

In the 10 games since the All-Star break, San Francisco pitchers have allowed an MLB-high 23 home runs. That's the most allowed by a Giants team in a 10-game span since August 1998, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

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Reddick best available outfielder (0:42)
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Cain struggling on the mound, but crushes at the plate (0:29)
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History does not favor the Giants

The Giants have lost eight of nine games to start the second half, a trend that historically has not boded well for a team's playoff chances.

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Small chance Giants trade Phil Bickford

Bickford is the one Giants prospect who has made a big leap this season, with strong numbers in A-ball. The Giants aren't afraid to supplement their big league roster this time of year, but Bickford looks like the future replacement for Matt Cain or Jake Peavy. Schoenfield: Untouchable players for all 30 teams

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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

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Did a Giants fan help the Reds get a home run? (0:44)
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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.

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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.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs46113th
Batting Average.26210th
On Base Percentage.3343rd
Slugging Percentage.40521st
Earned Run Average3.736th
Quality Starts56Tied-3rd
WHIP1.225th
BAA.2477th

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