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Slater’s walk-off double gives Giants Opening Day victory

Slater’s walk-off double gives Giants Opening Day victory

SAN FRANCISCO – It was Opening Day across the league but something special happened at Oracle Park. The Miami Marlins tied the game top of the ninth and that sent the ballgame into extra innings. Austin Slater’s walk-off double lifted San Francisco over Miami for the 6-5 win on Opening Day. “We didn’t play our…

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Giants Clinched Playoff Berth San Francisco – Looking back to the era of Bruce Bochy, no one thought the San Francisco Giants would return to the postseason anytime soon. After adjusting to a new manager, Gabe Kapler with only a few remaining players from that championship era (Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt). A…

Giants spark late rally in win over the D-backs

Giants spark late rally in win over the D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO – Johnny Cueto got rocked early but back-to-back home runs by both Austin Slater and Jason Vosler sparked the Giants 5-4 comeback win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  San Francisco took the series and now head to Los Angeles for a four-game series against the Dodgers. The Giants lineup struggled early to find any…

Giants end skid, cruise past D-backs

Giants end skid, cruise past D-backs

Arizona – A day off was exactly what the San Francisco Giants needed.  Right-hander Kevin Gausman struck out nine as the San Francisco Giants bounced back from a tumultuous weekend.  A day of rest was the remedy to the Giants 8-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. “All of our veteran players need to get days…

Logan Webb K’s 10 as Giants sweep Texas

Logan Webb K’s 10 as Giants sweep Texas

San Francisco – San Francisco Giants pitcher Logan Webb set a new career-high in strikeouts after notching 10 in the Giants 4-2 two-game series-sweep over the Texas Rangers. With the 10 strikeout performance, Webb became the youngest Giant to toss double-digit strikeouts since Madison Bumgarner in September 2013. Even more, San Francisco improved to 14-4…

Johnny Cueto gets rocked as Giants drop Mother’s Day finale

Johnny Cueto gets rocked as Giants drop Mother’s Day finale

SAN FRANCISCO – For the first time in less than a month, Johnny Cueto took the mound.  Fans were excited to see the veteran for the finale in hopes for a sweep on the series.  But the San Diego Padres had other plans on this beautiful Mother’s Day afternoon. Cueto sailed smoothly in the first…

Gausman K’s 11, Giants lose to Marlins in late rally

Gausman K’s 11, Giants lose to Marlins in late rally

San Francisco – The Miami Marlins first baseman Jesus Aguilar lined a rocket to left-center off San Francisco Giants reliever Gregory Santos to spark Miami’s late rally in their 5-2 win over the Giants tonight at Oracle Park despite a stellar effort by San Francisco’s starter Kevin Gausman. The loss for the Giants marks just…