The Giants are building momentum as they close in on the NL West title. Pablo Sandoval held up the team's magic number for all to see.More: MLB scoreboard Standings Giants 7, Rockies 1 Dodgers split
Sergio Romo is nearing his career high in innings pitched. He's currently closing games for the Giants, creating pressure to wrap up the division so he can rest up for playoffs.
Tim Lincecum has vowed that he has no issue with Buster Posey catching him. Posey has said there is no problem on his end, either. What gives?
The Giants understand they need more than a serviceable Tim Lincecum if they want to go deep in the playoffs. They might just need the pitcher who struck out 14 in Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS.
Matt Cain learned so many important lessons from his grandfather, Guy Miller, and gripping a curveball was just one of them.
The Giants are on pace to become just the fifth team in the last 78 years to reach the postseason despite hitting the fewest home runs in the major leagues. How are they doing it? A lot of 270-foot sprints.
Is it something in his mechanics? Is he tipping his pitches? Does he need to throw fewer fastballs? Ryan Vogelsong is looking for the answer.Vogelsong: 'I feel strong, just not getting results' Instant Replay
The Giants had the chance to sweep the D'backs in Arizona, but Ryan Vogelsong's struggles continued as he allowed six runs and didn't make it out of the fourth inning in the Giants' 10-2 loss in the desert.
Gregor Blanco was unavailable Sunday because of left shoulder soreness that he began to feel in the eighth inning Saturday night. He was examined by Dr. Ken Akizuki but no tests have been ordered as of yet.
Multiple veterans said that Hector Sanchez's ninth-inning hose to second base was the best they've ever seen. Maybe it will be easier for Bruce Bochy to rest his cleanup hitter.
It was a special night for Angel Pagan, who surpassed Willie Mays in the record books and used a salient piece of advice from the "Say Hey Kid" to make Giants fans say, "Wow."
The Giants looked skittish when they opened up the season being swept in Arizona. Nearly six months later, things have changed, and one trait stands out as clear indication.
Buster Posey hit his 22nd home run of the season and Barry Zito pitched strong into the seventh inning as the Giants claimed their second straight victory in Arizona.
As a playoff berth becomes more of a reality, Giants manager Bruce Bochy wants to get Buster Posey some rest. But the way Posey is swinging it, it's a tough tightrope to walk.
Pablo Sandoval responded with three hits, and while he threw a ball into right field while bungling a potential double play in the second inning, he came right back to make the play of the game in the sixth.
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