Buster Posey didnt just lead all NL vote getters. His 7,621,370 votes were the most ever for an NL All-Star.
It was not the cleanest start in the world, but Barry Zito was effective Saturday, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy took it, especially since Zito was dealing with pain.
Brad Penny is happy to be back with the Giants, and as he showed in his first outing, happy to be pitching in AT&T Park again.
Reds starter Mat Latos pitched a complete-game two-hitter with seven strikeouts as the Giants fall to the Reds for the second straight game.
With the official All-Star selection show taking place on Sunday, the Giants are making a last-minute push to get Ryan Vogelsong on the NL roster.
Aubrey Huff agreed to give up his All-Star break and will begin his minor league rehab assignment with Single-A San Jose on Wednesday.
Tim Lincecum turned a corner his last two outings, each of which were caught by Hector Sanchez. Andrew Baggarly won't be alone in waiting for Bruce Bochy to craft his lineup for Lincecum's next start.
After 10 consecutive starts without a win, Tim Lincecum took the ball Wednesday with renewed determination. The result? Something that's never been achieved in Giants-Dodgers history.
Tim Lincecum struck out eight over seven shutout innings to help the Giants sweep the Dodgers with three straight shutouts, creating a tie atop the standings in the National League West.
After giving it up to the A's on Sunday, Santiago Casilla bounces back on Tuesday night vs. LA; Vin Scully recalls Koufax's perfection in 1965.
Ryan Vogelsong is a Giant through and through. So when he hears thousands of people screaming "Beat LA," he knows what it means, and he's defining how to react.
The Giants scored two runs off N.L. Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and didn't need any more as Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants recorded their second consecutive shutout against the division leaders.
After a dominant performance in Game 1, the Giants' offense gets Buster Posey back to face Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is scheduled to present Matt Cain with a key to the city before the first pitch Tuesday night at AT&T Park.
Barry Zito returned to his winning ways while holding down a Dodgers lineup that didnt exactly resemble a first-place murderers row. They managed just three hits against him, and Zito pitched around three walks.
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