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3 hrs ago | SFGate

SF Giants end losing streak with Posey homer, Peavy gem

Jake Peavy had a rather comical run to first base, if you can use the word "run," when he grounded out to end the seventh inning. Any slower, and he might have moved in reverse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Jake Peavy, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Buster Posey, Ender Inciarte

7 hrs ago | Pacifica Tribune

All-star honors still flowing

The Pacifica American Little League all-stars continue to impress people. It's amazing that these 12 young men have brought so much recognition to our community.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Washington Times

Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2

The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night. Trumbo had five RBIs, and Wade Miley bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by pitching seven innings of one-run ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Mark Trumbo, Arizona Diamondbacks, Wade Miley

SFGate

Pagan out as Giants face D'backs - LIVE

San Francisco 0, Arizona 4 San Francisco Top 6th - - Pablo Sandoval struck out looking to end the inning. - Hunter Pence singled to short.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey, Joe Panik, Ender Inciarte, Wade Miley

Sun Sep 14, 2014

BleacherReport

How Huge Giants-Dodgers Clash Has Changed the NL Playoff Picture

For the first time in a decade, the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers are locked in a heavyweight bout, with the National League West on the line. By taking two of three from the Giants at AT&T Park, the Dodgers increased their division lead to three games and remained just half a game behind the Washington Nationals for the best record in the NL.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Travis Ishikawa

Switched

Giants Unravel, Dodgers Even The Series

It was a rough night if your name is Tim. The Dodgers returned the favor after begin shutout last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants do defensive shifts better than all MLB teams

Aug 12, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford prepares for the ball against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports I have watched with fascination the many different types of defensive shifts the San Francisco Giants have been employing this season, and I have often asked the obvious question: Do the shifts accomplish squat? Now Steve Moyer, who works for a company called Inside Edge, which provides data for MLB, has written a report in which he has analyzed the data from the defensive shifts of all major league teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KTMF

Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

12, 2014, in San Francisco. . Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez reacts after striking out during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers

The Republic

Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Travis Ishikawa splashed a three-run homer into McCovey Cove, and Brandon Crawford hit a two-run drive in the fifth to help Bumgarner win his fifth straight start.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Travis Ishikawa

Contra Costa Times

Giants pound Dodgers, cut deficit to one game in N.L. West

The first real "Beat L.A." chant reverberated through AT&T Park at 7:35 p.m. on Friday night, when Buster Posey lined an RBI double into the left field corner. That was just the start of the party.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Los Angeles Dodgers

SFGate

Peavy solid again in sweep

SEPTEMBER 11: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants take the ball from starting pitcher Jake Peavy #22 taking Peavy out of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the top of the six inning at AT&T Park on September 11, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty Images San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Buster Posey, Clayton Kershaw

The Arizona Republic

Diamondbacks' Peralta pointing to Monday return

Diamondbacks' David Peralta pointing to Monday return Peralta was hoping he could return to the lineup Friday for the series opener vs. Padres Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tEPawr David Peralta was initially hoping he could return to the lineup for tonight's series opener against the San Diego Padres, but the Diamondbacks outfielder said Thursday that might have been a little too optimistic. In the past few days, he has slowly begun to ramp up his activities and now thinks Monday is probably a more realistic return date.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Hudson, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Mark Trumbo, San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Marcos Breton: Giants could have another magical even-numbered year

As the Giants finished off the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday to set up another September to remember, it was a reminder that these guys don’t fit the mold despite all their success. The Giants do little for the new wave of stat geeks controlling the narrative of the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Jake Peavy, Travis Ishikawa

SFGate

SF Giants win 6-2, two games back a "...

Jake Peavy has wonderful numbers against the Dodgers, but he'll be a no-show in this weekend's series because he pitched in Thursday's matinee. "THIS is a big game today," reminded manager Bruce Bochy, explaining why he didn't juggle his rotation to set up Peavy for the Dodgers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Yusmeiro Petit

SFGate

Giants leading against D'backs LIVE

Arizona 0, San Francisco 3 San Francisco Bottom 5th - - Gregor Blanco flied out to left to end the inning. - Hunter Pence walked.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Cody Ross, Joe Panik, Travis Ishikawa

Wed Sep 10, 2014

ESPN

Giants hold D-backs to 2 hits for shutout win

Four pitchers combined on a two-hitter and Gregor Blanco had an RBI double as part of a four-run seventh inning that sent the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Hunter Pence drew a leadoff walk from Arizona reliever Oliver Perez to jump-start the Giants offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Josh Collmenter, Mark Trumbo, Jean Machi

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Panik nails down Giants second-base job, earns Rookie of Year talk

The Giants held an early field work session for their September call-ups before Wednesday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and had the team’s second-base situation been a little more stable earlier this summer, Joe Panik might have been among them. Fortunately for the Giants, it was anything but.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Joe Panik, Buster Posey, Angel Pagan, National League

The Campbell Reporter

Giants beat Diamondbacks

The cold, thick air made it just about impossible to get a ball over the fence Wednesday night at AT&T Park, so the Giants turned to the ground game. Hunter Pence raced home on Gregor Blanco's seventh-inning double, kick-starting a long, varied rally that put the Arizona Diamondbacks away in a 5-0 Giants win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Josh Collmenter, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants

McCovey Chronicles

Giants leading the world in successful infield shifts

The infield shift isn't a new thing. The infield shift is something of a new thing for the Giants , though.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball

Wed Sep 03, 2014

SFGate

Rockies bombing Vogey, Giants LIVE

San Francisco 2, Colorado 9 Colorado Bottom 7th - - Charlie Blackmon popped out to short to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Matt McBride, Christian Friedrich, Joe Panik, Gary Brown

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