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Giants lose; Christian Arroyo gets 1st MLB hit off Clayton Kershaw

The baseball that Christian Arroyo sent into left field for his first big-league hit surely will be placed in a display box, with a brass plate noting the date, inning, where the ball went and the pitcher who threw [Read entire story]

Giants’ Eduardo Nuñez confesses to not hustling

Eduardo Nuñez, now a super-utility player with Christian Arroyo’s arrival, said Tuesday that he was wrong for not running out some groundballs, one of which might have cost the Giants a chance to beat the [Read entire story]

Giants confirm Bumgarner does not need surgery

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his separated left shoulder and will begin rehab work in four to five days, manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday. Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner [Read entire story]

Giants’ Nuñez: ‘No excuses’ for not running out grounders

Eduardo Nuñez, now a super-utility player with Christian Arroyo's arrival, said Tuesday that he was wrong for not running out some groundballs, one of which might have cost the Giants a chance to beat the [Read entire story]

Giants seek repeat performance from Blach against Kershaw

The Giants' last two victories have been 2-1 games, and you figure if they want to win this one they will have to do it by a similar score. Go back to last year, when Blach shut the Dodgers out for three innings of [Read entire story]

Giants unsure if Span will need to go on DL

Giants unsure if Span will need to go on DL DENVER — Center fielder Denard Span was happy Sunday that he could move his arm around and take his own shirt off. Span said he sprained the sternoclavicular joint near his [Read entire story]

Giants swept at Coors to finish ‘Bumgarner trip’ 1-4

DENVER — Manager Bruce Bochy sat in the visiting manager’s office at Coors Field after Sunday’s 8-0 loss, which completed a horrible trip to Denver on and off the field, and said, “We’re not very [Read entire story]

Giants to have Belt (and part of Lincecum) in left field

Less than three weeks into the season, the Giants are in scramble mode because of injuries and to try to get some offense out of this lineup. Besides moving Belt to left, Buster Posey is at first base and third [Read entire story]

Giants (worst in NL) lose another player, ballgame

DENVER - Describing the first 18 games of the Giants' season as a tire fire would be unfair to tire fires. The Giants started an outfield that collectively was batting .150 and ended with third baseman Eduardo Nuñez in [Read entire story]

Giants, with Pence already out, lose Span to injury

DENVER — The Giants’ almost unbelievable run of injuries claimed center fielder Denard Span in Saturday night’s game against the Rockies at Coors Field. Span left the game after slamming his right shoulder into [Read entire story]

Giants do not foresee surgery for Bumgarner

DENVER - Manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday he has not heard any indication from the medical staff that Madison Bumgarner will need surgery to repair the sprained AC join in his left shoulder. [...] Bochy cautioned the [Read entire story]

Giants unlikely to punish Bumgarner by voiding contract

DENVER - I am amazed by how quickly fans and some in the press jumped to the contract issue upon learning that Madison Bumgarner got hurt in a dirt-bike crash. [...] the guy is still lying in his hotel room probably [Read entire story]

Giants’ bad day ends in Cueto’s first defeat

DENVER — If a ballclub must continue an unrivaled month of misery by losing a cornerstone player to a dirt-bike injury, it might as well end the day by dropping a ballgame thanks largely to an inside-the-park home run [Read entire story]

Giants’ Bumgarner hurt in dirt bike accident

DENVER — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is on the disabled list after sustaining injuries to his ribs and pitching shoulder in a dirt bike accident Thursday, the team just announced. Bumgarner was hurt in Denver, on [Read entire story]

Matt Cain and the Giants: What’s left in the tank?

DENVER — Here is a simple premise: A 33-year-old healthy pitcher who can throw a 90-mph fastball and mix in at least two secondary pitches can succeed as a major-league starter if he also has good command. Which leads [Read entire story]

Giants lose with limp bats, Madison Bumgarner mental gaffe

KANSAS CITY — Brian Sabean, the former general manager and now executive vice president, has a saying he has had to trot out too often when the Giants fall into a huge hitting slump and fans start clamoring for new [Read entire story]

Giants not planning to promote top prospect Arroyo soon

KANSAS CITY - Royals manager Ned Yost, asked Tuesday why Whit Merrifield was promoted from Triple-A Omaha, said, "He's hitting .412." Christian Arroyo, the Giants' top prospect, is hitting .442 at Triple-A, with three [Read entire story]

Might Giants bring Matt Cain back in 2018? Plus lineups

Might Giants bring Matt Cain back in 2018? KANSAS CITY — Here is a simple premise: A 33-year-old healthy pitcher who can throw a 90-mph fastball and mix in at least two secondary pitches can succeed as a major-league [Read entire story]

Giants activate Posey, designate Federowicz

KANSAS CITY - The Giants opted to keep a second left-hander in the bullpen rather than a third catcher. When they activated Buster Posey from the disabled list before Tuesday night's game they designated catcher Tim [Read entire story]

Giants lose to end a terrible week on and off the field

The tragedies completely dulled the importance of the seven games on their schedule, but they were played and must be duly recorded. On a fittingly cold, wet and miserable Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park, the Giants [Read entire story]