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    Sandoval’s Homer Helps Giants Beat Marlins 9-1

    By Mario Sevilla

    MIAMI (AP) — Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night. All-Star Madison Bumgarner (11-7) allowed one run in six innings. The Marlins lost Full Article

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    Giants Pitching Coach Righetti Out with Vertigo

    By Mario Sevilla

    MIAMI (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti is expected to miss their weekend series in Miami after experiencing a case of vertigo that prompted the team's plane to make an unscheduled landing in Las Vegas so he could Full Article

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    Jeter, Trout Lead AL Over NL 5-3 in All-Star Game

    By Mario Sevilla

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Helping send Derek Jeter out a winner in his last All-Star game appearance, Mike Trout drove in two runs with a triple and a double to lead the American League past the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night. Full Article

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    English Lessons Paying Off for San Francisco Giants

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — During a friendly dugout chat before a game, Hector Sanchez joked about the hazards of catching for hard-throwing San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum because of the number of balls that must be stopped in the dirt. "Another Full Article

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    A’s Take Three of Four in Split Bay Bridge Series with Thursday Win Over Giants

    By Brian Shields

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Thursday. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer Full Article

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    Athletics Draw First Blood in Bay Bridge Series

    By Brian Shields

    OAKLAND AP) - Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the Oakland Athletics past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win. Full Article

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    Josh Donaldson Only Bay Area Player in Starting Lineups for All-Star Game

    By Brian Shields

    NEW YORK (KRON) -- Josh Donaldson, who has helped lead the Oakland Atheletics to the best record in major league baseball, will start at 3rd base for the American League All-Stars. Starting pitcher Scott Kazmir and closer Sean Doolittle also Full Article

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    Matt Cain Loses Fourth Consecutive Decision as Giants Struggle in San Diego

    By Brian Shields

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eric Stults pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in nearly two months and Alexi Amarista homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Full Article

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    Giants’ Pagan To See Back Specialist

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants center fielder Angel Pagan is scheduled to be examined by a specialist in Los Angeles after having a setback in his recovery from a back injury. Pagan was eligible to come off the disabled list before Full Article

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    Sergio Romo Removed As Giants Closer

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Hudson delivered a strong pitching performance and it still resulted in another loss for the reeling San Francisco Giants. Homer Bailey made a strong bid for yet another no-hitter, shutting down San Francisco until Buster Posey's Full Article

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    Tim Lincecum Pitches No-Hitter

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum tossed his second career no-hitter against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park. He also becomes second pitcher in the history of MLB to no-hit the Full Article

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    The Losing Streak Grows Giants Lose 5th Straight

    By Aaron Pero

    CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox rookie Jose Abreu just keeps slugging, regardless of the pedigree of the pitcher he's facing. Abreu hit his 20th homer and Adam Dunn added a three-run shot as Chicago beat San Francisco 7-6 on Wednesday, handing Full Article

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    Hudson Pitches Giants Past Nats

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Hudson threw seven strong innings and left with a major league-best 1.81 ERA as the San Francisco Giants avoided a four-game sweep, beating the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Thursday. Michael Morse got three hits and Full Article

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    Cain Struggles Coming Off DL Giants Lose

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Cain's promising return from a stint on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring was short-lived. His second start back was even shorter. Cain walked the first three batters he faced during a three-run first Full Article

  • Madison Bumgarner

    Bumgarner Wins 6th Straight, Giants Beat Reds 6-1

    By Mario Sevilla

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Giants bid goodbye to Cincinnati with high-fives. They haven't done that very often. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner got his career-high sixth straight win, and San Francisco beat the Reds 6-1 on Thursday afternoon, taking a series in Cincinnati Full Article

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    Giants Blank The Cards 8-0

    By Aaron Pero

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tim Hudson still refuses to take credit for his quick start to the season. "There comes a lot of luck with it," he said. "I'm just throwing the ball and missing (bat) barrels." The San Francisco right-hander Full Article