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Giants need Matt Moore to start producing

SAN DIEGO — The next chapter in Matt Moore’s career with the Giants will begin Monday with the opening of a 10-game homestand. Moore will be pitching on eight days’ rest after lasting just 31/3 innings his last start, giving up a career-high-matching 12 hits. The Giants, who acquired the lefty knowing he had a team-friendly contract through 2019, are hoping for a second-half turnaround and momentum heading into next season. “That’d be huge for him and us,” manager Bruce Bochy said. The biggest thing with Matty is to simplify things, concentrate on throwing quality starts and not get caught up with the mechanics too much. Moore has given up 125 hits and issued 41 walks in 981/3 innings for a 1.69 WHIP this season. Asked whether Moore has been tipping his pitches, Bochy said, I don’t think so. There’s always a chance, but we’ve looked at that. Left-hander Madison Bumgarner came out OK from Saturday’s start, his first since his April 20 dirt-bike accident. “We got him to where we wanted him,” Bochy said. When he was on the DL, he said, ‘When I come back, you’re not going to hold me back, are you?’ I’m sure he feels some responsibility to come back in a strong fashion where he’s going to help the ballclub. John Shea is The San Francisco Chronicle’s national baseball writer. The Giants won’t face All-Star Corey Kluber because the Indians don’t want him to hit; he has had back issues.

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