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SAN FRANCISCO – Giants manager Bruce Bochy, in praising right-hander Jake Peavy, called him “like a Hunter Pence on the mound.”


PHILADELPHIA -- Brandon Belt was cleared to fly home with the Giants after their series finale here in South Philly on Thursday.


PHILADELPHIA -- Everyone on the Giants roster is weary after playing nearly six hours in a 14-inning victory that ended 7 minutes before 1 a.m. Wednesday EDT.


PHILADELPHIA – The Giants are intensifying their search for a starting pitcher, but they are finding the cost of most top arms to be prohibitive in one respect or another.


PHILADELPHIA – If “Lightning in a Bottle” appeared on a cocktail menu, Bruce Bochy and Brian Sabean would order a round before stopping to find out what’s in it.