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Rockies get to Yusmeiro Petit in sixth as Giants lose doubleheader nightcap

Rockies get to Yusmeiro Petit in sixth as Giants lose doubleheader nightcap

Here’s a Game 2 story that won’t appear in the paper. I’ll update with some quotes and call it a night after a longgggg day here. Thanks to the Rockies and Giants for not throwing a no-hitter or engaging in… Continue Reading → The post Rockies get to Yusmeiro Petit in sixth as Giants lose doubleheader nightcap appeared first on Giants Extra.
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

Giants stay patient and potent, outlast Rockies in Game 1 of doubleheader

DENVER – A weather-delayed first pitch of two hours, 15 minutes is not so difficult to endure. It’s less tolerable when you’re idled at the start of a split-admission doubleheader. But the Giants stayed patient, and potent. Brandon Crawford hit… Continue Reading → The post Giants stay patient...
Denver Post 54 mins ago

Daniel Descalso, David Hale lead Rockies to 5-3 win over Giants

More than a few Rockies fans would have trouble picking Daniel Descalso and David Hale out of lineup.
Denver Post 5 hours ago

Rockies lose to Giants in first game of doubleheader; Lyles hurts toe

A torrential rainstorm produced no rainbows for the Rockies on Saturday at Coors Field, only another loss in the first game of a split doubleheader.

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Mid-doubleheader Giants notes: Brandon Crawford ... the best shortstop in baseball?

Here are some mid-game notes, since there won't be any time to post extra stuff after Game 2... DENVER – Giants manager Bruce Bochy is changing out most of his lineup for Game 2 of Saturday’s doubleheader at Coors Field.… Continue Reading → The post Mid-doubleheader Giants notes: Brandon Crawford ... the best shortstop in baseball? appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants notes: It's pouring at Coors Field, strong rehab start for Jake Peavy, numbers reveal the issue behind Jeremy Affeldt's struggles

DENVER – This is the current scene at Coors Field: tarp on the infield, rain pelting down, a sparse number of fans clumped under the overhang, arriving early for Saturday’s split-admission doubleheader because … I don’t know … fresh air?… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: It's pouring at Coors Field, strong rehab start for Jake Peavy, numbers reveal the issue behind Jeremy Affeldt's struggles appeared first on Giants Extra.

Rotation strings more zeroes, Belt hits tape measure shot and Giants endure long ninth in victory over Rockies

Running game story... DENVER – The Giants are piecing together another historically stingy run of pitching. The way their rotation is executing on the mound, even at Coors Field, it might only require one wall scraper to win. Brandon Belt’s… Continue Reading → The post Rotation strings more zeroes, Belt hits tape measure shot and Giants endure long ninth in victory over Rockies appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News May 23, 2015

Giants in rain delay, leading Rockies 11-5 in 9th inning

Behind Brandon Belt and Ryan Vogelsong, the San Francisco Giants had a 11-5 lead in bottom of the ninth inning over the Colorado Rockies before the game was halted by a rain delay

Giants notes: Hunter Strickland has "glowing" reports, Matt Cain to face batters, Giants match Miracle Mets, etc.

DENVER – A well-placed source informs me that the Giants are calling up right-hander Hunter Strickland to be the bonus 26th man for Saturday’s doubleheader at Coors Field. OK, so the source is Strickland. And the information is something less… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Hunter Strickland has "glowing" reports, Matt Cain to face batters, Giants match Miracle Mets, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News May 22, 2015

Second man who beat Giants fan Bryan Stow in LA gets federal time

A second man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection to a brutal beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside of Dodger Stadium in 2011.
San Jose Mercury News May 21, 2015

Giants-Rockies matchups

Pitching matchups for four-game series at Coors Field

San Francisco Giants shut out Dodgers for the entire three-game sweep

On the bright side, no one has to be concerned about the Dodgers' getting too full of themselves. They may act like worldbeaters against the rest of baseball, but against the Giants they are mere fodder.
San Jose Mercury News May 21, 2015

Bumgarner homers off Kershaw as Giants blank Dodgers again

Madison Bumgarner drills third-inning homer off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw to help San Francisco Giants complete a three-game sweep without allowing L.A. to score a single run.

Bumgarner goes deep as Giants sweep

Here’s a quick game recap to get the conversation rolling. I’m heading down to the interview room and will update with quotes and details. -- @mercbrownie ... If you need me: dbrown@mercurynews.com SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner outdueled – and… Continue Reading → The post Bumgarner goes deep as Giants sweep appeared first on Giants Extra.

Lineup and early notes for Bumgarner vs. Kershaw, Round 3

Hey, everyone. It’s Dan Brown filling in for mighty Andrew Baggarly. If you need me, I’m on Twitter @mercbrownie and via e-mail at dbrown@mercurynews.com Away we go … Bumgarner vs. Kershaw These are always fun. Madison Bumgarner (4-2, 3.20) faces Clayton Kershaw… Continue Reading → The post Lineup and early notes for Bumgarner vs. Kershaw, Round 3 appeared first on Giants Extra.

Extra Baggs: Amid Karl the Fog, Lincecum passes Carl Hubbell; Buster Posey deals with taunting Dodgers; a get-right inning for Jeremy Affeldt, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants lost two-fifths of their rotation at the beginning of the season. The Giants lead the major leagues with seven shutouts. The Dodgers arrived in San Francisco having been shut out just once this season. The… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Amid Karl the Fog, Lincecum passes Carl Hubbell; Buster Posey deals with taunting Dodgers; a get-right inning for Jeremy Affeldt, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News May 21, 2015

Giants shut out Dodgers again

The Giants shut out the Dodgers for the second consecutive game

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    Rockies get to Yusmeiro Petit in sixth as Giants lose doubleheader nightcap

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