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San Francisco Chronicle 7 hours ago
Giants’ Matt Cain struggles again; Tim Lincecum anyone?
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Giants’ Matt Cain struggles again; Tim Lincecum anyone?

A night after Jake Peavy surrendered seven runs, Matt Cain gave up eight in Thursday night’s embarrassing 17-7 beat down by the Rockies, who morphed into a slow-pitch softball team in the fifth inning when scoring 13 runs. Cain coughed up 10 hits including home runs to Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story, and his ERA shot to 7.84, a tad better than Peavy’s 9.00. The back end of the rotation is a mess, and no savior is knocking on the door in the minors. The Giants have said they could be interested in Lincecum as a reliever, but the constant shellackings Peavy and Cain are taking - the...
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago

Rockies drub Giants in the fifth inning

It was the biggest inning against the Giants since the Montreal Expos had 13 in an inning in 1997.In all, the Giants trailed 17-7 in the seventh inning.
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 12 hours ago

Giants notes: Outfielder Hunter Pence not starting vs. Rockies with tight back, expected to start Friday

SAN FRANCISCO _ Right fielder Hunter Pence was out of the lineup against the Colorado Rockies Thursday night , but manager Bruce Bochy said it was nothing to be concerned about. ``He's got a tight back,'' Bochy said. ``He coudl… Continue Reading → The post...
Denver Post 7 hours ago

Rockies demolish Giants with big boost from record 13-run fifth inning

Before the seventh inning, as sea gulls started circling this ballpark by the Bay, a young man on the big screen's "Kiss Cam" dropped to a knee and proposed to a young woman. She said yes.

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San Francisco Chronicle 4 hours ago

Happy birthday, Willie Mays! Celebrating the Giants great in historic photos

Today we're wishing a very happy birthday to Willie Mays, the most legendary Giant in the franchise's storied history.
San Francisco Chronicle 6 hours ago

Willie Mays to be honored with cable car named for him

Friday, a cable car will be dedicated to the Hall of Famer and Giants legend, who’s tickled that his name will be attached to a San Francisco icon. “Like San Francisco cable cars, the legend of Willie Mays is iconic,” said Ed Reiskin, director of transportation for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. While it may not move as fast as Mr. Mays, cable car 24 will forever pay tribute to the Say Hey Kid as it climbs San Francisco’s majestic hills. Mays will attend the event and is expected to take a ride on the cable car. An SFMTA board member who’s Mays’ friend and...

Giants give up 13 runs in the 5th inning, lose 17-7 to Rockies as Matt Cain's slide continues

SAN FRANCISCO _  After giving up 12 runs in an inning to start their last road trip in New York, it's hard to believe the Giants could do any worse Thursday night when returning to the friendly confines of their… Continue Reading → The post Giants give up 13 runs in the 5th inning, lose 17-7 to Rockies as Matt Cain's slide continues appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago

Giants Joe Panik ready to return

Giants Joe Panik ready to return Hunter Pence was out of Thursday’s lineup with a tight back, and manager Bruce Bochy said the right fielder is expected to play Friday. “I’m really close,” said Panik, who missed six games with a pulled right groin and passed his final tests Thursday, showing he push off his right leg to field grounders to his left. Left fielder Angel Pagan isn’t expected to play in the series because of a strained hamstring, but Bochy isn’t ruling out a Sunday appearance. Kontos will face hitters Friday for the first time since his injury and is scheduled to...
San Jose Mercury News May 4, 2016

Tim Lincecum talks about hip issues, his hope for a fresh start

Giants' two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum talks about the struggles of 2015.
Columbus Dispatch May 4, 2016

Reds 7, Giants 4 | Three-homer inning

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};CINCINNATI — Two days off did not slow down Zack Cozart. Cozart's third home run of the season capped a three-homer, five-run second inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Jake Peavy for the first time in a 7-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.

Extra Baggs: Brandon Belt has a clear head and a confident approach, and the results are unmistakable

CINCINNATI – Brandon Belt left Cincinnati on Wednesday with a clear head and a confident approach at the plate. When he boarded a flight out of Cincinnati last season, he had one of the two. In a series here last… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Brandon Belt has a clear head and a confident approach, and the results are unmistakable appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News May 4, 2016

Bochy's key to a Lincecum return: Being 'forthright and honest'

Former Giants ace and icon Tim Lincecum could return to San Francisco in a long reliever role.
San Jose Mercury News May 4, 2016

Giants gain interest in Tim Lincecum return; lose finale to Reds

Giants pitchers continue struggles, and Bruce Bochy says team now more interested in re-signing Tim Lincecum

Giants' faith in Jake Peavy tested again after Reds blast him for four home runs

CINCINNATI – A majority of major league clubs will send representatives to Scottsdale Stadium on Friday to evaluate Tim Lincecum. The Giants will be among them. And their interest has advanced far beyond casual courtesy. Giants manager Bruce Bochy made… Continue Reading → The post Giants' faith in Jake Peavy tested again after Reds blast him for four home runs appeared first on Giants Extra.
Red Reporter May 4, 2016

Reds top Giants 7-3 in dinger-happy matinee

Cincinnati salvaged one game in the series. That's something! The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Eugenio Suarez hit a bit of a lull recently after his scorching hot start to the 2016 season, but the Cincinnati Reds 3B burst out of that in a big way on Wednesday.  Suarez blasted a 2 run dinger, poked a 2-out single to score another, and laid claim to an impressive 3 for 4, 3 ribbie afternoon against Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants. Suarez now owns a .269/.321/.471 line through 112 PAs, rate stats that I think each of us would be thrilled to see sustain for the...

Peavy allows four homers in Giants loss as Lincecum talk intensifies

Peavy allows four homers in Giants loss as Lincecum talk intensifies CINCINNATI - Tim Lincecum will host his long-awaited throwing showcase in Arizona on Friday, a month into a season that has not been kind to the back end of the Giants' rotation. Nobody in the organization publicly or privately will connect these developments, but manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged Wednesday that in light of Chris Heston's struggles as a long reliever and demotion to the minors, the Giants' interest in Lincecum is stronger now than when the season began. Peavy then accentuated the point when he allowed...

Giants notes: Bruce Bochy empties bench vs. Reds, hopes to have Joe Panik and Angel Pagan back soon

CINCINNATI – With a couple regulars resting and a couple more still unavailable because of injuries, the Giants lineup looks a tad different for Wednesday’s road trip finale at Great American Ball Park. Buster Posey and Matt Duffy are getting… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Bruce Bochy empties bench vs. Reds, hopes to have Joe Panik and Angel Pagan back soon appeared first on Giants Extra.

Giants’ Bochy: Interest in Lincecum stronger now

CINCINNATI —Manager Bruce Bochy said it was “fair to say” the Giants’ interest in Tim Lincecum is higher than it was at spring training because Chris Heston, who was supposed to be the team’s long reliever, struggled in the role and is now working as a starter at Triple-A Sacramento. General manager Bobby Evans reitrated Monday that the Giants would sign Lincecum only as a reliever, which has been their stance ever since they added Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija to a rotation that already in included Peavy, Cain and Madison Bumgarner Lincecum will host a long-awaited showcase...

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