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Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
July 6th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
The San Francisco Giants won their second straight game Sunday and Tim Lincecum recorded his third straight win as the team defeated the San Diego Padres 5-3 to take two of three this weekend. ***PHOTO1*** Lincecum had a 23-inning scoreless streak entering the bottom of the seventh before Brooks Conrad snapped it with...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
July 5th, 2014 at 10:09 AM
The San Francisco Giants are a bad baseball team right now and lost again Friday, getting shutout for the third time in their last five games, losing 2-0 to the San Diego Padres on the Fourth of July. The Giants are 22-36-1 all-time on Independence Day. ***PHOTO1*** It was the eighth time...

San Francisco Giants-San Diego Padres Weekend Series Preview
July 4th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
***PHOTO1***  The San Francisco Giants will spend the Fourth of July weekend in San Diego against the Padres for a three-game series and quick five-game road trip. The 47-38 Giants enter the series in second place, 0.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the 38-47 Padres sit in third place in...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Tim Lincecum put together another strong outing Tuesday night to stop the San Francisco Giants four-game losing streak and begin the month of July on a good note as they blanketed the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0. ***PHOTO1*** Lincecum threw eight shutout innings and ran his scoreless streak to 17 innings to improve his...

San Francisco Giants-St. Louis Cardinals Series Preview
July 1st, 2014 at 10:20 AM
The San Francisco Giants open up the month of July with a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals and hope their bad ending to June won't carry over.  ***PHOTO1*** A pair of second place teams square off as the 46-36 Giants and 44-39 Cardinals look to find their groove. The Giants...

San Francisco Giants June Month in Review
June 30th, 2014 at 3:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants are happy to see the month of June disappear after going 4-15 in their last 19 games to end the month. The team went 10-16 in June, while going 5-12 at home and 5-4 on the road. The Giants won only three series during the month, won one...

Orange and Black Monday Inside Scoop
June 30th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1***  The San Francisco Giants are endearing a really rough stretch right now and have definitely hit rock bottom after getting swept by the Cincinnati Reds during a four-game series. The Giants were shutout for the second time this homestand and sixth overall this season, losing 4-0 to the Reds on...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
June 25th, 2014 at 10:29 PM
Tim Lincecum tossed his second career no-hitter Wednesday afternoon against the San Diego Padres as the San Francisco Giants avoided the three-game sweep by winning 4-0. The Freak recorded his second no-no against the Padres and needed 113 pitches to do so. ***PHOTO1*** The Freak no-hit the Padres last July and becomes...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
June 24th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
The San Francisco Giants were shutout for the fifth time this season and third at home, losing 6-0 to the San Diego Padres Monday night. Matt Cain took the loss in the game, allowing seven hits and six runs in 7.1 innings. His record now stands at 1-6 with a...

San Francisco Giants-San Diego Padres Series Preview
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:16 PM
The San Francisco Giants are back home and open up a 10-game homestand that begins with a three-game series against the San Diego Padres. ***PHOTO1*** The 45-30 Giants remain four games up in the National League West, while the 32-44 Padres sit in fourth place and 13.5 games behind the Giants. The Giants...

Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
June 22nd, 2014 at 5:32 PM
After dropping the first three games on this five-game road trip, the San Francisco Giants rebounded by winning the last two, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday afternoon. They finish the road trip with a 2-3 record and now head home for a 10-game homestand. ***PHOTO1*** Madison Bumgarner stuffed the Diamondbacks by...

San Francisco Giants-Arizona Diamondbacks Weekend Preview
June 20th, 2014 at 2:37 PM
The struggling San Francisco Giants look to snap their five-game losing streak tonight in Arizona against the Diamondbacks in the opener of a three-game series. ***PHOTO1*** The 43-29 Giants still remain in first place in the National League West, while the 31-45 Diamondbacks sit in last place in the division and 14 games...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
June 18th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants are struggling at the moment and saw their losing streak increase to five games on Wednesday afternoon, losing 7-6 to the Chicago White Sox and getting swept during the two-game series. Tim Hudson had his worst start of the season, going 4.2 innings and allowing 12 hits...

San Francisco Giants-Chicago White Sox Series Preview
June 17th, 2014 at 10:06 AM
The San Francisco Giants begin a quick five-game road trip tonight in Chicago against the White Sox in the opener of a short two-game series. ***PHOTO1*** The 43-27 Giants remain in first place in the National League West with a six-game lead, while the 33-37 White Sox sit in fourth place in...

San Francisco Giants Sign Cuban Outfielder
June 16th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants signed Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell to a major league contract, General Manager Brian Sabean announced today. Carbonell's contract is a four-year deal worth $3.5 million and and the 23-year-old can earn another $3.5 million in bonuses. The outfielder played four years in the Cuban Serie Nacional for Camaguey, batting...

Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
June 15th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
For the third straight day, the San Francisco Giants blew a late lead and were swept by the Colorado Rockies this weekend, losing 5-4 on this Father's Day. The Giants were swept for the first time this season and finish the homestand with a 4-6 record. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into the series, the...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
June 14th, 2014 at 10:44 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants did something for the first time all season Friday night by blowing a lead after eight innings, losing 7-4 to the Colorado Rockies in the series opener. Entering Friday's game, the Giants were 35-0 when leading after eight innings. Sergio Romo blew his third save of the...

Orange and Black Thursday Inside Scoop
June 12th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
The San Francisco Giants avoided a four-game sweep Thursday afternoon at the hands of the Washington Nationals, defeating them 7-1 to salvage the series finale. The Giants have never been swept in a four game series at AT&T Park and have not been swept at all this year. ***PHOTO1*** Tim Hudson stopped...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
June 10th, 2014 at 11:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Nationals have sent the San Francisco Giants a message by taking the first two games of this four-game series by winning 2-1 Tuesday night. Madison Bumgarner saw his career-best six-game winning streak snapped and suffered his first loss since April 28th. Bumgarner pitched seven innings on the night and it...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
June 7th, 2014 at 9:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants became the first team in the Majors to reach 40 wins after defeating the New York Mets 4-2 Friday night as Matt Cain made his return to the mound. Cain earned a no-decision in the win, allowing three hits and two runs in seven innings. The...