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    Giants Legend Willie McCovey Hospitalized

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Hall of Famer Willie McCovey remains hospitalized recovering following complications from an infection, he is monitoring every development with the playoff-bound San Francisco Giants. The 76-year-old McCovey, who was hospitalized about two weeks ago in the Full Article

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    BREAKING NEWS: Giants Clinch Wild Card Spot with Milwaukee Loss

    By Brian Shields

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The San Francisco Giants are going to the post-season. The Cincinnati Red defeat of the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday afternoon means San Francisco clinches at least a spot in the one-game Wild Card match-up against the Pittsburgh Full Article

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    Benches Clear Early In Giants Dodgers Game

    By Aaron Pero

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Both benches and bullpens have emptied in a testy first inning at Dodger Stadium after San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner hit Los Angeles star Yasiel Puig in the left foot with a pitch. Plate umpire Adrian Full Article

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    San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan to Have Season-Ending Back Surgery

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan will sit out the team's postseason push to have season-ending back surgery, according to coach Bruce Bochy. The announcement was made a few hours before the team plays game two Full Article

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    Giants Move Triple-A Team To Sacramento

    By Aaron Pero

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are moving their Triple-A minor league club to the state capitol, entering into a two-year contract with Sacramento. San Francisco moves from Fresno starting next season, replacing the Athletics in Sacramento after Oakland Full Article

  • Peavy, Posey Help Giants Gain Ground In NL West

    By Mario Sevilla

    PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Full Article

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    Giants Lose Big 17-0, Two Back Of Dodgers

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants' longest home winning streak in more than a decade ended with a resounding thud, and starting pitcher Tim Hudson was at a loss to explain the mess. That was appropriate since Hudson couldn't figure out Full Article

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    Stanton Hit In Face By Pitch, Leaves In Ambulance

    By Mario Sevilla

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night. The Marlins said the major league RBI Full Article

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    Peavy Strikes Out 8, Pitches Giants Past D-Backs

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn't walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Thursday for their ninth straight home victory. Hunter Full Article

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    Selig: Domestic Violence Policy Has Been Discussed

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that the league and players' union have previously discussed the idea of a blanket policy regarding domestic violence during collective bargaining, yet so far baseball has opted to handle Full Article

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    Giants Blast Brewers Sweep 3 Games

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins. Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer among his three RBIs, Full Article

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    Bumgarner Flirts with Perfection in Giants Win

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. The two-time All-Star retired the first 21 batters before Justin Morneau doubled down Full Article

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    Struggling Lincecum Moved Into Giants Bullpen

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Tim Lincecum has been moved to the San Francisco Giants' bullpen as he tries to work through his latest struggles. Yusmeiro Petit will replace him in the rotation, manager Bruce Bochy said Monday. Bochy met with Full Article

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    Giants Win Protest, Rain-Shortened Game to Resume

    By Mario Sevilla

    CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first successful protest since Full Article

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    Giants Bats Come Alive Again Vs Phillies

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the San Francisco Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Sunday. Andrew Susac had two hits Full Article

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    Pence, Morse Swing Big Bats In Giants Win

    By Aaron Pero

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregor Blanco hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Michael Morse had two doubles and a triple as San Full Article