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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...

San Francisco Giants-Washington Nationals Series Preview
June 9th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
After completing a weekend sweep against the New York Mets, the scorching San Francisco Giants welcome the Washington Nationals to town for a four-game series. ***PHOTO1*** The 42-21 Giants own the best record in baseball, having won five in a row and 31 of their last 42 games, while the 32-29 Nationals...