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Giants move Triple-A operation to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are moving their Triple-A minor league club to the state capital, entering into a two-year contract with Sacramento. San Francisco moves from Fresno starting next season, replacing […]


San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday […]


Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Kershaw earns 19th win, Dodgers beat Giants 4-2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly entered the eighth inning planning to take out Clayton Kershaw after the first batter. The left-hander retired Joe Panik on one pitch, and as Mattingly […]


San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan, right, steals second base as Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Justin Turner drops the throw from the plate during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one […]


San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Peavy strikes out 8, pitches Giants past D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy brings an all-out intensity to the San Francisco Giants that manager Bruce Bochy considers perfect for the September push. The veteran pitcher only wishes he could face the Los […]


San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo celebrates the Giants' 5-0 defeat of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants hold Diamondbacks to 2 hits in 5-0 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants have their swagger back. They’re also piling up the wins at AT&T Park again, just as they did early in the season when they owned baseball’s best record for […]


San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey swings for an RBI sacrifice fly off Arizona Diamondbacks' Zeke Spruill in the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Petit keeps Giants rolling in 5-1 win over D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit is making the Giants’ decision to start him instead of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum down the stretch look wise. Petit is also making a habit of […]


San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval hits a home run against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Peavy waits out delay, Giants beat Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run — even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes — and the San Francisco Giants routed […]


Colorado Rockies' Brandon Barnes, front, tosses a handful of sunflower seeds at Michael McKenry who returns to the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning of their 9-2 victory in a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Denver, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rockies homer 4 times, beat Giants 9-2

DENVER (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong was hurt by the home run ball at Coors Field — again. Vogelsong gave up a career-high four home runs, including two by Corey Dickerson, and the San Francisco Giants […]


San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey connects for an infield single against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning of the Giants' 4-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Posey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Buster Posey is rounding into form, looking more and more like the 2012 version of the player who won the NL MVP. Couldn’t have picked a better time, too, with the postseason […]