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5/26/2015 | Homers help Bumgarner beat Brewers

Hunter Pence, Matt Duffy and Brandon Belt homered to back Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, who fought through a long sixth inning to preserve his fifth win in six starts, 6-3 over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.

5/26/2015 | Fiers prepared for quick start vs. Giants

Mike Fiers will be filling in for the injured Wily Peralta on Wednesday when the Brewers try to prevent a Giants sweep in the series finale at Miller Park. Fiers will be squaring off with Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong, who has experienced success both recently and against the Brewers.

5/26/2015 | McGehee accepts assignment to Triple-A

Bent on contributing to the Giants this season, third baseman Casey McGehee accepted his assignment to Triple-A Sacramento and was expected to be in the River Cats' lineup Tuesday night against Nashville and former San Francisco left-hander Barry Zito.

5/26/2015 | Giants-Dodgers: The race we deserve

If we're going to have a Giants-Dodgers summer, we must be doing something right. Isn't this the living, breathing definition of a great rivalry? Isn't baseball better when they're both competitive? Who ya got?

5/25/2015 | Gritty Giants overcome Lincecum's rare blip

Tim Lincecum's career revival took a bit of a detour on Monday, but the Giants are going so well that Lincecum was not only taken off the hook, he became the winning pitcher.

5/25/2015 | Aoki enjoys Miller Park reunion with four hits

Miller Park served as Giants outfielder Nori Aoki's first home in the Major Leagues. On Monday, he returned for the first time as a visitor -- and returned with a bang. Aoki matched a career high with four hits -- one of them a home run -- scored two runs, drove in another two and reached base in all five of his plate appearances.

5/25/2015 | Giants' big 6th negates Brewers' 3 homers

The Brewers hit a trio of home runs off Tim Lincecum, but Lincecum's Giants responded with a barrage of base hits for a seven-run sixth inning and an 8-4 win at Miller Park on Monday.

5/25/2015 | Brewers look to solve Giants ace Bumgarner

The Giants will send one of the best pitchers on the planet to the mound Tuesday, when Madison Bumgarner seeks to add to his career of success against Milwaukee. He'll oppose right-hander Matt Garza, who has surrendered 14 earned runs over 9 2/3 innings in his last two starts.

5/25/2015 | Ishikawa designated for assignment

The Giants have designated 2014 postseason hero Travis Ishikawa for assignment after being reinstated off the 15-day disabled list. He opened the season with a back injury and had not played with the big league club in 2015.

5/25/2015 | Crawford adding power to Giants' lineup

Brandon Crawford, who's either first or tied for first among Major League shortstops in home runs, slugging percentage and RBIs, is on pace for career highs in those three power categories. Pitchers have taken notice, as he's seen on average more secondary pitches than in his previous four seasons.

5/24/2015 | Giants relieved to escape rainy, wild Denver

The Giants' series against the Colorado Rockies became a success when their charter flight took off Sunday night for Milwaukee, the team's next stop. Miller Park, the Milwaukee Brewers' playpen, has a retractable roof. That assures the Giants of avoiding the seven hours and seven minutes of rain delays that tested their patience here.

5/24/2015 | Lohse, Lincecum rolling into series opener

The Brewers kick off a six-game homestand Monday afternoon in a Memorial Day matchup against the Giants. Veteran righty Kyle Lohse gets the ball for the home team in the opener of a three-game series, while a rejuvenated Tim Lincecum goes for the visitors. Both starters are looking to complete a perfect month of May.

5/24/2015 | Lincecum freakishly good again after reboot

Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum is successful again because he's learned to accept that he no longer has overpowering stuff and focus on being a more polished pitcher.

5/24/2015 | Giants designate McGehee for assignment

Intent on upgrading themselves at third base and expanding the pitching staff to 13 men, the Giants designated Casey McGehee for assignment Sunday, due largely to the third baseman's season-long batting slump.

5/24/2015 | Blanco nabbed at third to snuff rally

The Giants' 5-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday couldn't be pinned directly on Gregor Blanco's decision not to slide into third base on a ninth-inning double play or Casey McGehee's fifth-inning run that was nullified by a replay review. But after remaining ultra-competitive for two solid weeks, the Giants were reminded that it didn't take much to slip back into the land of the losing.

5/24/2015 | Crawford emerges as impact bat

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford always felt he belonged in the big leagues. Now, at the age of 28, in his fourth full big league season, he knows it. And it shows.

5/23/2015 | Bettis to oppose veteran Hudson to cap series

Giants right-hander Tim Hudson will look for his second win in as many starts when San Francisco closes out a four-game series with the Rockies on Sunday afternoon at Coors Field. Righty Chad Bettis will take the hill for the Rockies.

5/23/2015 | Rockies use power to snap Giants' streak

Daniel Descalso's two-run homer in Saturday night's sixth inning enabled the Colorado Rockies to inch ahead and helped them claim a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants, ending the defending World Series champions' eight-game winning streak.

5/23/2015 | Strickland pitches in as 26th man for twin bill

Hunter Strickland departed from Sacramento for Denver on Friday afternoon, an hour or two before he and a handful of Sacramento Rivercats were scheduled to receive their 2014 World Series rings.

5/23/2015 | Giants outlast Rockies for eighth straight win

A remarkable display of two-out hitting carried the San Francisco Giants to their eighth consecutive victory, a 10-8 decision Saturday over the Colorado Rockies in the first half of a day-night doubleheader.

5/23/2015 | Vogelsong defies history at Coors Field

Ryan Vogelsong continued his ascent Friday, blanking the Colorado Rockies on two singles for six innings as the Giants roared to an 11-8 triumph. This particular outing held extra significance for Vogelsong. He further legitimized his recent excellence by thriving at a ballpark that has been exceedingly hostile to him.

5/23/2015 | Vet, rookie shore up Giants' rotation

Madison Bumgarner and Tim Lincecum are the headliners in the Giants rotation. It is the Ryan Vogelsongs and Chris Hestons, however, who are the difference makers.

5/22/2015 | Umpire exits game after line drive hits hand

Umpire Paul Nauert left Friday night's Rockies-Giants game after being hit on the right hand by a Brandon Belt seventh-inning line drive.

5/22/2015 | Belt smashes upper-deck homer at Coors Field

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt observed the 20th anniversary season of Coors Field by clobbering a sixth-inning home run into the upper deck off Colorado Rockies right-hander Kyle Kendrick. It was the 34th homer to reach that level.

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