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Giants lose 12th in 13 games — worst stretch in 25 years

Moore’s ERA rose to a National League-worst 6.04 after he was hammered for five runs over 42/3 innings an 8-2 loss that completed a three-game Mets sweep at AT&T Park. In authoring the Giants’ 12th loss in 13 games, [Read entire story]

Giants rookie Slater leaves with injury

Rookie left fielder Austin Slater, one of the Giants’ few bright lights, was headed for an MRI exam after he left Sunday’s game with tightness in his right hip flexor. The other rookie in the lineup, third baseman [Read entire story]

Giants’ Sunday: Updates on Strickland, Nuñez, Bumgarner

Giants’ Sunday: Updates on Strickland, Nuñez, Bumgarner Not much action Sunday morning at the Not-OK Corral, where the Giants will try to win for the second time in two weeks and avoid a series sweep. Matt Moore, [Read entire story]

Giants bullpen coughs up team’s 50th loss

Giants bullpen coughs up team’s 50th loss Christian Arroyo, Austin Slater, Kyle Crick and now Ryder Jones have been brought to San Francisco far earlier than anyone would have predicted on Opening Day, when the 2017 [Read entire story]

Giants promote big hitting prospect Ryder Jones

The Giants cleared a spot for Jones by cutting the veteran Aaron Hill, who not only underperformed in his role as a backup, batting .132, but hardly fits a team that could lose 100 games. Jones, a 6-foot-3 left-handed [Read entire story]

Giants’ plunge continues with homecoming rout

The Mets are a mess of medical mishaps and just lost four games in Los Angeles while allowing 15 home runs. If there were any question which has taken the bigger tumble, the answer arrived swiftly and emphatically [Read entire story]

Giants’ Michael Morse still feeling concussion effects

Michael Morse was angry at everyone inside the Giants’ clubhouse in the hours after he and Jeff Samardzija banged heads during the Hunter Strickland-Bryce Harper brawl in May. Morse said Friday that he had little [Read entire story]

A’s fall to Astros in Oakland for ninth straight time

After the Astros continued their ownership of the A’s with a 5-1 victory at the Coliseum on Wednesday night, Vogt called Houston “the team we’re chasing,” as if anyone could catch baseball’s Secretariat in [Read entire story]

A’s get good news on rookie Chapman

Manager Bob Melvin provided encouraging news on rookie third baseman Matt Chapman, who made a bang in his major-league debut series against the Yankees over the weekend. The knee infection that forced him to miss the [Read entire story]

Giants crushed again ahead of 4 games at Coors

The Giants soon could learn the answers to these metaphorical questions because they play their next four games in Denver against a team light-years ahead of them. The Giants could approach a 20-game deficit in the [Read entire story]

Next step for Giants’ Bumgarner: facing hitters

Madison Bumgarner is ready to face hitters. Bumgarner threw all of his pitches in a side session off the mound Wednesday, and if he comes through it OK he will toss a simulated game at Coors Field on Friday. The locale [Read entire story]

Giants shut down again, reach 40 losses

Tuesday was the night that all the fans who had Warriors tunnel vision plopped onto the sofa, cracked open a beverage, flipped to the Giants’ game and said, “Let’s see how the boys are doing this year.” The [Read entire story]

Giants go young with top three picks

Any scouting director will say that each Major League Baseball draft is unto itself, that the talent available steers a team in one direction rather than a team looking for certain needs. The Giants went heavy on toolsy [Read entire story]

Giants draft Puerto Rican high school outfielder

Looking more long-term, the Giants selected 17-year-old high school center fielder Heliot Ramos from the Leadership Christian Academy in Puerto Rico, whose power potential and speed made him the top player on the Giants' [Read entire story]

Giants’ pitching probables, Tuesday-Thursday

On deck Tuesday vs. Royals 7:15 p.m. NBCSBA Vargas (8-3) vs. Blach (4-3) [Read entire story]

Giants ride Posey, Slater to potent win

Buster Posey, who did not have a multi-RBI game all season until Wednesday, drove in four with a groundout, a single and a two-run double against Matt Belisle in a four-run seventh that sent the Giants to a [Read entire story]

Royals-Giants probable pitchers, Tuesday and Wednesday

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Giants survive wild 9th, win in 10th

Mark Melancon blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning before he got an out, his third blown save in 14 chances, but with Nuñez’s defensive help “saved” a 5-5 tie by retiring the next three hitters and sending the [Read entire story]

Pants-less man runs toward Giants’ Brandon Crawford on field

MILWAUKEE — Miller Park security officials were spending part of Thursday afternoon getting to the bottom of why a man wearing no pants ran onto the field toward Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. The man, clad in a [Read entire story]

Giants waste Posey homer in rare Blach defeat

Had Madison Bumgarner not spilled his dirt bike, would Ty Blach have gotten the chance to show he belongs in this rotation? Blach finally faltered Wednesday night after four straight wins, allowing five runs over six [Read entire story]