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Down on the Farm: Williamson breaks out, hits go-ahead grand slam
Mac Williamson was set to compete for the Giants' Opening Day job in left field. An injury slowed him down, but he showed off his power Tuesday in Triple-A.
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Crawford strains right groin in eighth inning of Giants' 2-1 loss to Dodgers
The Giants will be without Brandon Crawford for the next two days. Now they're hoping a strained right groin won't keep him out longer.
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Instant Replay: Kershaw quiets Giants again, Dodgers win 2-1
The Giants pushed across a run against Clayton Kershaw in the third, but he shut the door after that as the Dodgers pulled out a 2-1 win Tuesday.
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Arroyo: 'Got pitch I was looking for' on first ML hit
Rookie Christian Arroyo discusses his first major league hit which came off of Clayton Kershaw.
Crawford describes groin injury: 'Just felt tight'
Brandon Crawford addresses his groin injury after a 2-1 loss to the Dodgers.
Bochy announces Crawford's injury after loss to Dodgers
Bruce Bochy details the severity of Brandon Crawford's injury suffered late in a loss to the Dodgers.
Kruk & Kuip: Ty Blach reminiscent of Dave Dravecky
Mike Krukow and Duane Kuiper break down Ty Blach's start against the Dodgers.
Kim Arroyo shares emotions of Christian's call-up, first hit
Christian Arroyo's mom Kim, sister Olivia and brother Adrian talk to Amy G about the top prospect getting called up to by the Giants.
Drive of the Game: Blach's first ML hit off Kershaw in 2016
The Jeep Drive of the Game is Ty Blach's two-hit game against Clayton Kershaw on Oct. 1, 2016.
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Giants minor leaguer, Walnut Creek native pitches perfect game
Giants minor leaguer Domenic Mazza, a native of Walnut Creek, pitched a perfect game for the Augusta GreenJackets on Tuesday night.
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Giants minor leaguer Domenic Mazza pitches perfect game
2015 22nd round draft pick Domenic Mazza made history Tuesday night be pitching a perfect game for the Augusta Greenjackets.
Giants notes: Latest on injuries to Cain, Span and Bumgarner
Insider Alex Pavlovic provides the latest news on three injured Giants regulars.
1-on-1 with Clark: Analyzing what Arroyo brings to Giants
Will Clark sits down with Amy G to discuss his thoughts on the recently-promoted Christian Arroyo and what he brings to the Giants.
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Dodgers call up top prospect day after Giants promote Arroyo
A day after the Giants called up Christian Arroyo, the Dodgers have promoted their No. 1 prospect Cody Bellinger to the majors.
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Giants lineup: Arroyo moves up, Belt out against Kershaw
A day after going 0-for-4 in his major league debut, Christian Arroyo gets to face Clayton Kershaw Tuesday and he's batting second.
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Giants notes: Marrero hopes to be back; Posey faces Romo
This spring, Buster Posey was asked about facing Sergio Romo. On Monday night, the two squared off. What was that like...?
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Giants Morning Minute: Cain delivers in win over Dodgers
Duane Kuiper and Jon Miller discuss the series-opening win over the visiting Dodgers and look ahead to the Clayton Kershaw-Ty Blach matchup.
On night Giants turn to youth, Matt Cain turns back the clock
In need of some positive energy, the Giants turned to a veteran and a newcomer for a game they needed to have...
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Posey on Cain's efficiency, talks Arroyo's debut with Giants
Buster Posey talks to reporters about Matt Cain's start and compares his debut to that of Christian Arroyo, who saw his first playing time with the big club...
Cain talks decision to come out of Monday's game vs Dodgers
Matt Cain updates reporters on some tightness in his hamstring and the decision process to come of Monday's game against the Dodgers...
Bochy gives update on Cain's exit from start vs Dodgers
Giants manager Bruce Bochy talks to reporters about Matt Cain, San Francisco's bullpen and the impact of Buster Posey's defense...
Arroyo describes Day 1 as a San Francisco Giant
Christian Arroyo talks to Amy G postgame about his Monday and how it began with an 8 a.m. wake-up call and ended with a win over the Dodgers...
Instant Replay: Giants end four-game skid with win over rival Dodgers
Main Cain helped the Giants snap a four-game losing streak and slide past the Dodgers in the 2017 renewal of the rivalry...
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Cain exits game vs Dodgers with trainer before start of seventh inning
Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain left Monday's game vs the Dodgers with the team's trainer prior to the start of the seventh inning...
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In return to SF, Romo gets standing ovation from Giants fans
Between innings on Monday, Giants fans acknowledged Sergio Romo with a standing ovation.
Drive of the Game: Posey homers off Ryu in 2014 at-bat
Where were you when Buster Posey took Ryu deep back in 2014?
The Happy Hour: Giants call up Arroyo to salvage lineup
On the latest episode of The Happy Hour, Kelli and Ray discuss the Giants calling up top prospect Christian Arroyo and what it means for the team.
Christian Arroyo Era kicks off early after third baseman's red-hot start
After shedding a few tears with his Triple-A manager, who did Christian Arroyo call about his promotion to the big leagues? His mother, of course...
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Bumgarner: 'It’s definitely not the most responsible decision I’ve made'
For the first time since a dirt bike accident landed him on the DL, Madison Bumgarner spoke about that day in Denver...
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Bumgarner breaks silence after dirt bike accident
For the first time since a dirt bike accident landed him on the disabled list, Madison Bumgarner talk to the media about what happened.
1-on-1 with Sergio Romo: Opening up about joining Dodgers
After nine years with the Giants, Sergio Romo is back in San Francisco as a member of the Dodgers. He sat down with Amy G for a 1-on-1 interview prior to Monday's series opener.
Melancon signs deal
Giants among teams to see reduction in luxury tax under new CBA
Under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Giants will see a reduction in their luxury tax payment next season.
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Giants lineup: Arroyo playing third in debut, Pence leading off vs Dodgers
In his much-anticipated debut, Christian Arroyo will bat sixth and play third base against the Dodgers on Monday night.
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Source: Giants calling up top prospect Christian Arroyo
The Christian Arroyo Era is beginning as the Giants have called up their top prospect, a source told NBCSportsBayArea.com Monday.
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Giants Morning Minute: Offense needs to change things up
Kruk and Kuip react to the Giants getting swept in Colorado, with the focus on the struggling offense.
After Giants' first Coors Field sweep in 15 years, Bochy preaches urgency
While the 6-13 Giants have 143 games to figure things out, Bruce Bochy wants them to have a sense of urgency rather than be complacent.
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Bochy after getting swept: 'We're not very good right now'
Bruce Bochy breaks down Sunday's 8-0 loss to the Rockies in Colorado.
Drive of the Game: Panik hits first homer of the season
Joe Panik blasted a deep drive Saturday at Coors Field in front of his family.
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Instant Replay: Giants' struggles continue in sweep from Rockies
Jeff Samardzija allowed seven runs as the Rockies crushed the Giants' starting rotation in a four-game sweep on the road for San Francisco.
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Sergio Romo high fives Dodgers teammate
On eve of return to SF, Romo shares reception he expects from Giants fans
After spending nine years with the Giants, Sergio Romo makes his first trip back to San Francisco as a member of the Dodgers this week.
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Pavlovic videobombed by donkey, addresses Belt in left field
After getting videobombed by a donkey, Insider Alex Pavlovic explains why the Giants are playing Brandon Belt in left field.
Giants notes: Belt gets start in left field; Span 'day-to-day'
With the Giants hurting for outfielders, Brandon Belt makes his return to left field. In other news, Denard Span had an X-ray on his shoulder.
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Chris Heston pitching for the Mariners in spring training
In series of roster moves, Mariners call up former Giants pitcher
Chris Heston is back in the major leagues as the former Giants pitcher was recalled by the Mariners on Sunday.
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Giants lineup: Belt in left, Posey at first in finale against Rockies
The banged-up Giants are shifting things around as Brandon Belt will patrol left field and Buster Posey will play first base Sunday.
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Giants Morning Minute: Looking to Samardzija for 'stop job'
After another loss in Colorado, the Giants hand the ball to Jeff Samardzija, who has a good track record pitching in Coors Field.
Moore after Giants' 12-3 loss: 'Lot of season to play'
Matt Moore breaks down his outing after only lasting four innings Saturday in Colorado.
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After another loss, Bochy challenges staff to 'tighten it up here'
The Giants planned to lean on their starting rotation and they have come up way short so far. After another loss, Bruce Bochy lit into his staff.
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Bochy updates Span's status after leaving Giants game early
Denard Span was forced to exit Saturday's game early. Will he miss time for the Giants?
Kruk & Kuip: Giants in need of big win to end series
The Giants have now lost three straight games. Sunday is huge for the road team in Colorado.
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Instant Replay: Rockies crush Moore, Giants lose Span in third straight loss
Matt Moore only lated four innings Saturday at Coors Field and gave up six runs while the injury bug continued to bite the Giants badly...
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Span removed from game vs Rockies with apparent right shoulder injury
The injuries keep coming for the Giants as centerfielder Denard Span left Saturday's game after crashing into the wall while making a catch.
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Drive of the Game: Belt clubs 456-foot homer in Colorado
In the series-opener in Colorado on Friday, Brandon Belt hit a ball in the forest in center field.
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Giants notes: Pence misses a day; update on Bumgarner's injury
The Giants are banged up and off to a rough start this season. But, Hunter Pence missing time should just amount to Saturday...
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Giants lineup: Day after slipping in outfield, Pence out vs Rockies
Hunter Pence slipped and landed awkwardly on his left leg Friday night. On Saturday, he's not in the lineup against the Rockies.
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Ball lost in lights, failure to execute late haunt Giants in loss to Rockies
The Giants allowed all six of the Rockies' runs in one inning Friday night. The rough inning hurt, but their lack of execution was worse.
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Kruk & Kuip: Frustration continues in rough day for Giants
Kruk & Kuip break down the Giants' 6-5 loss to the Rockies in Colorado on Friday.
Giants Morning Minute: Fighting through adversity in April
The Giants are dealing with a lot right now, but they can repair the problems if they do the little things right.
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Instant Replay: Giants' offense comes alive, but Cueto allows six to Rockies
The Giants' bats came ready to hit in Colorado, but Johnny Cueto stumbled in a rainy loss to the Rockies Friday night at Coors Field...
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Drive of the Game: Flashback to Pence's 457-foot blast
Hunter Pence hit a home run all the way over the bleachers at Coors Field in 2013.
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Giants OF Upton Jr. undergoes surgery on torn thumb ligament
Veteran outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. will be out for at least two weeks after undergoing surgery Friday morning...
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Giants notes: Bochy returns, 'ready to roll' after minor heart procedure
Bruce Bochy's first game back with the Giants is full of bad Madison Bumgarner news. But, as far as Bochy's health goes, he's all positive.
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Pavlovic provides Giants' mindset after Bumgarner's injury
The Giants are used to battling adversity. But, how are they feeling after losing their ace in Madison Bumgarner?
1-on-1 with Evans: What Bumgarner injury means for Giants
Giants GM Bobby Evans speaks with Jim Kozimor on the injury of Madison Bumgarner and how the rotation will change now.
Bochy reacts to Bumgarner injury; conversation with ace
Giants manager Bruce Bochy opens up on Madison Bumgarner injuring himself on a dirt bike.
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Giants' team bus backs into car on the way to Coors Field
To make matters even worse for the Giants on Thursday, the team even ran into trouble on the team bus headed to Coors Field...
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Giants lineup: Span back in center, leading off vs Rockies
After missing the Giants' last game, Denard Span is back at the top of the order and roaming center field against the Rockies on Friday.
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Bumgarner on DL after bike accident a gut punch to Giants
Jim Kozimor and Ray Ratto have your initial reaction to the Giants placing ace Madison Bumgarner on the disabled list following a dirt bike accident..
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Bumgarner on the DL is the biggest of gut punches for Giants
Madison Bumgarner -- the heart, soul, spleen and pancreas of the Giants -- leaves a gaping hole in San Francisco's rotation...
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Giants place Madison Bumgarner on disabled list after dirt bike accident
With bruised ribs and a shoulder sprain from a dirt bike accident, Madison Bumgarner is on the disabled list and will be reevaluated next week...
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Down on the Farm: Arroyo's hit streak ends, still leads Triple-A in batting average
After starting his Triple-A career with a hit in 12 straight games, Giants top prospect Christian Arroyo was finally stopped Thursday night.
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What they’re saying: Happy birthday Brandon Belt
Giants first baseman Brandon Belt turned 29 years old on Thursday and the happy birthday messages came pouring in on Twitter. 
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The Giants Insider Podcast: Eno Sarris
Eno Sarris of FanGraphs joins Alex Pavlovic on the latest episode of The Giants Insider Podcast to talk new ways of tracking how hard pitchers throw, the Giants' outlook and more. Enjoy!
Bumgarner: You have to pitch more careful with less runs
Madison Bumgarner is getting no run support this season. How does that affect his pitching?
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Giants continue April trend, fail to give Bumgarner any run support
The Giants are failing their team ace. In Madison Bumgarner's four starts, the offense has scored five runs and he's responsible for two of those.
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Giants Morning Minute: No help for Bumgarner in Kansas City
Jon Miller and Jeremy Affeldt recap the Giants' 2-0 loss in Kansas City, and highlight a specific play that hurt Madison Bumgarner.
Wotus: Bumgarner did his job, Giants' offense did not
Ron Wotus breaks down the Giants' 2-0 loss to the Royals on Wednesday.
Miller & Affeldt: With average stuff Bum gives Giants chance
Madison Bumgarner wasn't at his best vs. the Royals, but he still deserved at least some run support from the Giants.
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Instant Replay: Royals finally score off Bumgarner, Giants shut out
It took Madison Bumgarner being beat to the bag at first base with him falling to the ground for the Royals to finally take him down.
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Drive of the Game: Morse gives Giants the lead in Game 7
Michael Morse plays hero back in 2014 against the Royals in Game 7 of the World Series.
Giants notes: Morse starts rehab, when's he ready for bigs?
Michael Morse is back on the field. But, how close is to joining the Giants?
Whit Merrifield and Madison Bumgarner
In return to KC, Bumgarner will face hitter he first met 17 years ago
17 years after facing each other in a North Carolina high school All-Star game, Madison Bumgarner and Whit Merrifield meet again Wednesday.
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Giants lineup: Span out, Hill leading off in finale vs Royals
With lefty Jason Vargas on the mound, Denard Span is getting the night off in Kansas City. Gorkys Hernandez is in center and Aaron Hill is leading off.
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Down on the Farm: Morse plays left, goes hitless in first rehab game
While the Giants continue to use a number of left fielders this season, another option may be on the way in 35-year-old Michael Morse.
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Report: Angel Pagan taking the 2017 season off
Angel Pagan played for Puerto Rico in the WBC and looked healthy and like his old self. He reportedly had interest from several teams...
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Cain shares thoughts on second straight solid start
Matt Cain details how he and Nick Hundley worked together to beat the Royals.
Giants Morning Minute: Cain strongest he's been in years
Jon Miller and Jeremy Affeldt recap the Giants' 2-1 win in 11 innings, and look ahead to Madison Bumgarner's start in Kansas City.
Was 2-1 victory over Royals a must-win? Wotus addresses
Ros Wotus evaluates Matt Cain's seven-inning effort against the Royals.
Panik after GW hit vs Royals: 'Trying to ride the momentum'
Joe Panik addresses his continued success playing in Kansas City.
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Instant Replay: Panik delivers big hit, Giants beat Royals in 11
Nick Hundley doubled in the 11th and Joe Panik knocked him in as the Giants beat the Royals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night.
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Drive of the Game: Pence's HR in Game 1 of 2014 World Series
Hunter Pence got things going in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series with a home run off James Shields.
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Giants notes: Bumgarner draws a crowd in KC; Latest on Posey, Bochy
While the Royals aren't expecting a big crowd at Kauffman Stadium Tuesday, a former nemesis of theirs drew a large gathering of media.
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Pirates All-Star OF Starling Marte hit with 80-game PED ban
The Pirates got terrible news on Tuesday when MLB announced that centerfielder Starling Marte has been suspended for testing positive for PEDs.
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The case of Bruce Bochy's health: Will he know when it's time?
We're not urging Bruce Bochy toward retirement. We're just recognizing a pattern and hoping he makes the right decision...
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Giants lineup: Posey returns from concussion DL for opener vs Royals
Buster Posey got beaned eight days ago and missed the last six games. On Tuesday in Kansas City, he will be the designated hitter...
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy undergoes minor heart procedure
Another heart-related issue for Bruce Bochy will prevent him from managing the Orange and Black in Kansas City...
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MLB Power Rankings: Rough start drops Giants outside of Top 10
Buster Posey was hit in the head in the home opener and has been on the disabled list since. The Giants are struggling early...
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Bumgarner enters Game 7 vs Royals: 'Like John Wayne was coming out'
As the Giants prepared to return to the site of one of the great postseason performances, they looked back on the moment the bullpen gate opened...
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Samardzija: 'Frustrating' to put Giants in early hole
Jeff Samardzija addresses how he bounces back after giving up early runs.
Bochy: Samardzija gave Giants chance to win
After giving up three runs in the first inning, Jeff Samardzija settled in Sunday.
Giants Morning Minute: Feeling bad for Jeff Samardzija
Kruk & Kuip break down the frustrating loss in the series finale against the Rockies.
Kruk & Kuip: Zero luck for Samardzija to start the season
Kruk and Kuip break down the Giants' 4-3 loss to the Rockies on Sunday.
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Samardzija gives up four early runs, Giants drop finale to Rockies
Jeff Samardzija gave up four early runs and the Giants were never able to fully recover as the Rockies held on for a 4-3 win Sunday.
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Drive of the Game: Marrero finally hits 1st major league HR
In his 12 season in professional baseball, Chris Marrero finally broke through with his first major league home run on Friday.