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Giants win at Wrigley behind Ty Blach, Joe Panik

CHICAGO — To a man, the Giants could have shouted, “Different year, different situation” often enough to snap their vocal cords. Joe Panik did not bother trying after the Giants doused another late Chicago fire [Read entire story]

Giants, Cubs set to renew rivalry if weather permits

CHICAGO - As I was having lunch near Wrigley Field on Monday afternoon, a bus drove by on Clark Street. The number on the bus was 22. Will they play? The Cubs tend to look at some interesting forecasts that others do [Read entire story]

Giants’ Brandon Belt, Buster Posey won’t discuss on-field tiff

ST. LOUIS — Catcher Buster Posey and first baseman Brandon Belt declined Sunday to explain an incident between them in the final moments of Saturday night’s 3-1 victory over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. With the [Read entire story]

Giants fail to complete St. Louis sweep — on to Wrigley

Randal Grichuk, whose three-run double in the second inning fairly decided Sunday’s 8-3 Giants loss, was 16 when the Cardinals blasted Cain for nine runs in his first start at Busch Stadium in 2008. Albert Pujols, who [Read entire story]

Giants seek rare sweep of Cardinals after Posey-Belt staredown

ST. LOUIS - Matt Cain faces Adam Wainwright on Sunday as the Giants try to sweep the Cardinals for the first time at the new Busch Stadium, and the first time at any stadium since 2001 at AT&T Park. Buster Posey and [Read entire story]

Giants win 13-inning thriller on big Arroyo hit

Nobody scored until Christian Arroyo hit a two-run, bases-loaded double in the 13th inning on the 12th pitch of his at-bat against lefty Kevin Siegrist. Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley added a sacrifice fly, and the Giants [Read entire story]

Now healthy, Bryan Morris contributing in Giants’ bullpen

[...] healthy, Bryan Morris contributing in Giants’ bullpen ST. LOUIS — Reliever Bryan Morris had a worse spring than he could have imagined after the Giants invited him to try to make the club on a minor-league [Read entire story]

Giants notes: On the pitchers behind Friday’s comeback win

ST. LOUIS — Some Giants pitching notes from Friday night's 6-5 comeback victory over the Cardinals: Before the trip, manager Bruce Bochy told reporters the starting pitchers need to be better on the road if the Giants [Read entire story]

Giants roster likely to change soon as players come off DL

ST. LOUIS — The Giants opened their seven-game trip with eight relief pitchers and a four-man bench that includes one guy who only catches (Nick Hundley), another who will play only first base (Michael Morse) and two [Read entire story]

Giants stun Cardinals in ninth, win opener of trip

ST. LOUIS — The Giants were frozen in the postgame-celebration position waiting for the umpires to confirm by video that Mark Melancon indeed got Dexter Fowler to hit into a double play to end a 6-5 victory over the [Read entire story]

Giants won’t have Ishikawa to face Wacha, so, Plan B

ST. LOUIS - When you look at the photo that goes with this story, it's not hard to understand why Busch Stadium is one of the best in the majors. The Giants have Matt Moore on the mound in his first career start at [Read entire story]

Giants win streak ends at hands of Kershaw

Kershaw held the Giants to three singles in seven shutout innings and struck out five. Matt Moore gets the first crack and changing that when he pitches the opener of a three-game series in St. Louis on Friday [Read entire story]

Giants set date for Bonds Wall of Fame ceremony

Nearly 10 years after he played his final major-league game, the Giants finally set a date to enshrine Barry Bonds on their Wall of Fame. The club announced Wednesday that Bonds will get a plaque on the brick wall on [Read entire story]

Giants win third straight with rare onslaught of runs

"After a while, when you play like we did, you start to take things personally," Brandon Belt said after the Giants swamped the Reds 8-3 Sunday to get that three-game win streak. The Giants scored a series worth of runs [Read entire story]

Giants might place Hunter Pence on DL

At some point, truth becomes more important than derring-do. Manager Bruce Bochy explained that Sunday as he hinted that Pence might be headed to the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. Hunter is one of [Read entire story]

Giants’ 17-inning game: the day after

Both guys laughed about it before Saturday's game, particularly Samardzija, who did not know he winged the future of the franchise until he was shown the video. All I remember was I was going into the pile and an arm [Read entire story]

Giants end a big Saturday with 2nd win of the day

The book of baseball oddities never runs out of pages, which makes it such an intriguing read and so hard to put down. To wit, the Giants had not won consecutive games for more than a month until they accomplished it [Read entire story]

Giants fail to build on New York win, fall to Reds again

Bruce Bochy replayed Thursday night’s 3-2 loss in his mind and called it “hard to figure” after Denard Span came off the disabled list and had four hits from the leadoff spot, including a homer and double, and Ty [Read entire story]

Denard Span, Brandon Crawford return to Giants

Center fielder Denard Span was supposed to play three rehab games for Class A San Jose, but hey, after he broke up a Rancho Cucamonga no-hitter with a sixth-inning hit Wednesday night, what else did he have to [Read entire story]

Giants expected to activate Span and Crawford on Thursday

The Giants already said they planned to activate shortstop Brandon Crawford (groin strain) from the 10-day disabled list after playing in two rehab games for Double-A Richmond, Va. [...] it sounds like center fielder [Read entire story]