Crawford’s 4 RBIs lead 17-hit effort to top Rox

Brandon Crawford continued his torrid May, going 3-for-5 with four RBIs on Saturday to lead the Giants to a 9-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. Crawford led a balanced attack featuring 17 hits, joining Andrew McCutchen, Brandon Belt and three other Giants in recording multi-hit efforts. Chris Stratton tossed five innings, allowing three earned runs, and even chipped in with his first career RBI.… Read More
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Bumgarner says he’s ’95 percent or more’ healthy

Madison Bumgarner can feel himself coming closer to being ready for game competition. Bumgarner threw 40 pitches off a mound in a bullpen session Saturday without hindrance from his fractured left hand, which the Giants' ace called "95 percent or more" healed despite slight swelling. "Hitting, throwing, any baseball stuff feels normal," he added.… Read More
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Bochy’s faith in Panda pays off in winning rally

The Giants trailed, 3-1, when manager Bruce Bochy sent Pablo Sandoval to pinch-hit for starter Ty Blach with the bases loaded and one out. If Sandoval couldn't produce, Bochy would have to negotiate the final five innings without his starting pitcher and, possibly, with a two-run deficit. But Sandoval made the move look good by smacking a two-run double past third base for the biggest hit in a four-run, fourth-inning uprising against Cincinnati starter Tyler Mahle. And the bullpen did the rest, as Pierce Johnson, Will Smith, Sam Dyson, Tony Watson and Hunter Strickland contributed a scoreless inning apiece to propel the Giants past the Reds, 5-3.… Read More
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Timetable for Bumgarner’s rehab adjusted

The schedule of activities that conceivably will lead Madison Bumgarner back to the Major Leagues changed again Tuesday, when Giants manager Bruce Bochy said that the ace left-hander might need as many as three Minor League injury rehabilitation starts before he's ready to return to the Majors.… Read More
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McCutchen looking forward to Pittsburgh series

Andrew McCutchen said that he didn't know how he'll feel on Friday when he approaches the batter's box for his first PNC Park plate appearance as a member of a Major League ballclub other than the Pittsburgh Pirates, a team and city he represented with distinction from 2009-2017.… Read More
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