The National League West race has already been plenty surprising, but it also feels … incomplete. The Dodgers and Giants are both without their aces. The D-backs are down their best everyday player. The standings seem a bit topsy-turvy right now, but it’s also easy to remind yourself that these teams are sure to change over the coming months. And that’s not just a matter of injuries. Every team in…
The Giants are finding out firsthand how good the Astros’ pitching is. A two-game Interleague set against the reigning World Series champions was more than enough for the National League club, who on Wednesday afternoon dropped the finale, 4-1, at Minute Maid Park.
Rehabbing outfielders Mac Williamson and Hunter Pence continue to swing hot bats at Triple-A Sacramento, and Williamson’s return to the Giants could be as soon as this weekend’s series against the Cubs in Chicago.
The Giants have the tough task of playing their two-game set against the Astros while going up against the American League’s top two pitchers in ERA. On Tuesday, San Francisco starter Andrew Suarez couldn’t match Gerrit Cole. The Giants collected seven hits off Houston pitching — including a two-run home run from Brandon Crawford off his brother-in-law, Cole — but they couldn’t keep pace with Tony Kemp and the Astros…
After seeing the Giants endure a couple of contentious days with umpiring crews, Joe Torre chatted with Brandon Belt to help the first baseman adjust his attitude.
Andrew McCutchen doubled twice to reach 1,500 hits for his career, Brandon Belt homered and the San Francisco Giants beat Cincinnati, 10-7, on Monday night to end the Reds’ six-game winning streak.
Giants second baseman Alen Hanson was placed on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left hamstring strain, and the club called up outfielder Austin Slater on Monday.
Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Sunday.
Nick Hundley’s three-run home run capped a five-run inning that helped the Giants beat the Pirates, 5-0, at PNC Park on Sunday and head home with a much needed ego boost after ending a six-game losing streak.