• Minor league GM gets prostate exam - 07/25/2014 07:29 AM PDT
    (Ben Margo)
    Kawakami: Giants' problems too big to be solved by Peavy

    The San Francisco Giants needed Jake Peavy to be perfect on Sunday, because the Giants themselves are so, so far from that these days, as evidenced during the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game sweep. 
    Dodgers beat Peavy, Giants to complete sweep
    Sloppy defense costs the San Francisco Giants and new starter Jake Peavy as the Los Angeles Dodgers complete a three-game sweep with a 4-3 victory. 

    San Francisco Giants-Pittsburgh Pirates pitching matchups
    GIANTS VS. PITTSBURGHMonday: Giants' Madison Bumgarner (12-7, 3.19 ERA) vs. Pirates' Vance Worley (3-1, 3. 

    Kershaw, Dodgers blank Giants
    San Francisco Giants drop into second place in N.L. West after 5-0 loss to Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles Dodgers 

    Giants trade for Jake Peavy
    With Matt Cain's outlook worsening, San Francisco Giants acquire veteran right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox, sending pitching prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree to Boston.  

    Baseball Hall of Fame stiffens eligibility for players to be elected
    Hall of Fame slices the number of years players can be on ballot from 15 to 10 years; McGwire only has two more appearances on writers' ballot, Bonds and Clemens have eight more. 

    Dodgers' barrage of triples
    Notes and facts about the Los Angeles Dodgers' five triples in Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants 

    Puig, Dodgers blast Giants in series opener
    The Los Angeles Dodgers hit five triples, three by Yasiel Puig, to rout the San Francisco Giants in the opener of the N.L. West showdown series 

    Giants-Dodgers: An N.L. West tug of war
    A look at how the Giants and Dodgers have stacked up in the N.L. West over the course of the season. 

    Giants call up Uggla to start at second Friday night against Dodgers
    San Francisco Giants, desperate for help at second, signed Dan Uggla earlier this week and will bat him seventh when Tim Lincecum opposes Zack Greinke at AT&T Park 

    Giants-Dodgers preview
    San Francisco Giants pitching matchups for Dodgers series  

    Giants lose to Phillies, downplay Dodgers series
    San Francisco Giants wrap up solid trip with 2-1 loss to Philadelphia Phillies, then take low-key approach toward three-game series with Los Angeles Dodgers.

    San Francisco Giants outlast Philadelphia Phillies, win 3-1
    The Giants' Hunter Pence doubles home three in the ninth, breaking up a 0-0 ballgame.

    Giants outlast Phillies in 14 innings
    Thw Giants' Brandon Crawford drove in the go-ahead runs in the 14th inning shortly after the five-hour mark, and Tim Lincecum picked up the save at Citizens Bank Park in the 9-6 win. 

    Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow suffering from degenerative muscle disease
    Mike Krukow's condition is not life-threatening, but the San Francisco Giants' radio/TV voice said the disease, diagnosed eight years ago, will force him to possibly use a scooter as he gets older. 

    Giants beat Phillies 7-4
    Adam Duvall and George Kontos, just recalled from Triple-A Fresno, help the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4.

    Giants sign Dan Uggla
    The San Francisco Giants sign Dan Uggla to a minor league contract.

    Giants' Matt Cain goes on DL
    San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain goes on the disabled list for the third time in three months.

    San Francisco Giants-Philadelphia Phillies pitching matchups
    GIANTS AT PHILADELPHIAMonday: Giants' Ryan Vogelsong (5-7, 3.86) vs. Phillies' Cliff Lee (4-4, 3.18), 4:05 p. 

    Giants lose to Marlins, send Brandon Belt to disabled list
    With Brandon Belt back on the disabled list because of a concussion, the San Francisco Giants and Tim Lincecum fall 3-2 to the Miami Marlins 

    Giants victory comes with worry
    Brandon Belt tested for concussion after helping San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins  

    Giants' resurgent lineup blasts Marlins 9-1
    San Francisco Giants get homers from Brandon Crawford and Pablo Sandoval and dominant pitching from Madison Bumgarner in 9-1 rout of Miami Marlins 

    Giants' injury report not positive for Cain, Scutaro and Pagan
    Marco Scutaro has a new injury, Angel Pagan not progressing as quickly as hoped and Matt Cain is scheduled to pitch Tuesday for now. 

    Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti better after being hospitalized in Las Vegas
    Pitching coach Dave Righetti of the San Francisco Giants began feeling ill on team flight to Miami; flight was diverted to Las Vegas, where Righetti was feeling fine on Friday, though he will not be with Giants this weekend against Marlins. 

    San Francisco Giants-Miami Marlins pitching matchups
    GIANTS AT MIAMIFriday: Giants' Madison Bumgarner (10-7, 3.47) vs. Marlins' Nathan Eovaldi (5-4, 3.61), 4:10 p. 

    San Francisco Giants' second half priorities
    Giants need to get Cain in working order, find depth and strengthen the bullpen to enhance their chances in National League playoffs. 

    Giants, Dodgers on collision course in second half
    N.L. West race all about the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers, and both teams know it even if they don't like talking about it. 

    Giants' Tim Hudson provides leadership
    San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Hudson brings stability to staff.

    San Francisco: Pair plead not guilty in drunken brawl outside of AT&T Park
    Two men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in an apparent drunken brawl outside San Francisco's AT&T Park last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon.  

    All-Star Jeff Samardzija ready to focus on helping Oakland A's
    After being voted onto the National League All-Star team as a Chicago Cub, then being traded to the Oakland A's, pitcher Jeff Samardzija is ready to focus on helping the A's reach the postseason and possibly the World Series 

    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.