Madison Bumgarner climbs the bump tonight at AT&T Park to kick off a four-game set with Chicago's North Siders. Andrew Baggarly looks ahead.More: 7 p.m. on NBC Bay Area Giants video
Power-hitting outfielder Roger Kieschnick finally reported to AT&T Park on Thursday, but not in the manner of his choosing.
It was obvious that the Giants were determined not to let Giancarlo Stanton beat them on Sunday.
After another worldly performance Sunday, Melky Cabrera's teammates used several one-word adjectives to describe the Giants' left fielder.More: Baggs' Instant Replay: Giants 3, Marlins 2 EXTRA BAGGS
Melky Cabrera hit his fourth home run as part of his third four-hit game of the season to back a strong start from Matt Cain as the Giants beat the Marlins 3-2 to salvage a split in the four-game series in Miami.
The Giants have tried to get Brandon Belt to be more upright and open up his stance, thereby freeing up his hips and allowing him to turn on inside pitches. The 24-year-old first baseman is starting to open up to the idea.
Freddy Sanchez had a second epidural in his lower back administered last week, Bruce Bochy said. But Bochy is excited by Pablo Sandoval's steady progress as his slugger may take batting practice next week.
Bruce Bochy has posted his lineup for the series finale in Miami and veteran Aubrey Huff gets the nod at first base against Marlins all-time wins leader Ricky Nolasco, who has a 1.56 career era vs. the Giants.
Emmanuel Burriss slid into second base safely Saturday and avoided going down in the Giants' history books with an infamous honor.
The Giants showed weakness in Saturday's loss. They are 16 games into a stretch of 20 without a day off, and its beginning to show.
Gregor Blanco had three hits, but the Giants couldn't score the big runs as Madison Bumgarner was out-dueled by Mark Buehrle in the Marlins' Game 3 win over the Giants.
If history is any indication, Melky Cabrera will hit the ball hard Saturday. Giants Insider Andrew Baggarly provides instant analysis on the lineup.
It's no secret that Giants ace Tim Lincecum has been struggling lately, posting a 6.41 ERA after 10 starts. He's as surprised as anyone, and took time to have a candid conversation with Insider Andrew Baggarly.
Bruce Bochy was not a happy manager after the Giants' 7-6 loss to the Marlins. But whether it was Tim Lincecum's continued struggles, the errors, Aubrey Huff's lack of hustle or Brandon Crawford's aggressive running, Insider Andrew Baggarly had to ask.
It was another outing that ended the way Tim Lincecum didn't want it to. There's no doubt something is wrong, but Insider Andrew Baggarly noticed a difference in the aftermath of this loss.