Slater a prospect to watch in NL West

May 24, 2018

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…

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Shark, SF no match for sharp JV, Astros

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.

May 23, 2018
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Suarez, Giants can’t keep up with Cole, Astros

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…

May 23, 2018
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