Javier Lopez


DENVER – Giants left-hander Javier Lopez has hit the waiver wire, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, and it’s a near certainty that a contending club will claim him.


SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants had seven walk-off wins in April and May.

Then they had one June 22.

They haven’t had one since.


SAN FRANCISCO -- Left-handed slugger John Bowker was a fan favorite in San Francisco, but his greatest gift to the Giants came at the 2010 trade deadline when he netted another lefty from Pittsbur


Programming note: Giants-Phillies coverage gets underway today at 3:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.


PHILADELPHIA – Giants manager Bruce Bochy plans to give Roger Kieschnick his first big league start on Wednesday.

The biggest question: Will it be in left field or right field?