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Giants pitcher Ty Blach’s Father’s Day gift to his dad

“That was pretty special, especially because it’s Father’s Day,” Blach, a Denver native, said of his first Coors Field start. With a bunch of family and friends in attendance, Blach took a 2-1 lead into the [Read entire story]

Giants lose again to Rockies, Mark Melancon blows save chance

Melancon threw a first-pitch fastball to Nolan Arenado, who hit his second career walk-off home run and completed his first career cycle to send the Giants out of town with a 7-5 loss. Melancon accepted a $62 million [Read entire story]

Posey, Giants recall special Atlanta moment, await new Braves park

DENVER - The start of the Giants’ postseason dominance began in 2010 at Turner Field, a facility built for the 1996 Olympics that the Braves made home for only 20 years before moving into their new digs this season, [Read entire story]

Giants may soon be calling on Ryder Jones

The Giants’ prospect homered in three consecutive games with Triple-A Sacramento and continues to catch the attention of the team’s decision makers. “He’s a guy I’m watching,” manager Bruce Bochy [Read entire story]

Cain is lone bright spot as Giants’ skid hits 5

[...] remains on target to set a franchise record for losses. The latest boo-boo was Saturday’s 5-1 loss to the Rockies, featuring more mishaps on the bases, in the field, out of the bullpen and especially at the [Read entire story]

Giants becoming historically bad, lose to Rockies 10-8

Make that four straight losses, 13 in 17 games and a season-high 17 games below .500. Manager Bruce Bochy, running out of patience, was ejected in an ugly seventh inning during a heated argument with plate umpire Gary [Read entire story]

Buster Posey making quick recovery

DENVER — The Giants received favorable news Friday on Buster Posey, who hurt his left ankle on Thursday night’s home-run swing and exited after jogging around the bases. The catcher could return to the lineup at [Read entire story]

Giants get good news from sickbay on Posey, Nuñez

DENVER - The Giants received favorable news on Buster Posey, who hurt his left ankle on Thursday night’s home-run swing and exited after jogging around the bases. The catcher is available to pinch hit Friday night and [Read entire story]

Giants lose 10-9, Posey and Nuñez hurt

DENVER - You know it’s a lost season when a team’s best player hurts himself on a home run swing. [...] the team’s hottest hitter also gets hurt legging out an infield hit. The Giants rallied from a 9-1 deficit [Read entire story]

Giants still waiting for answer on Hunter Strickland

DENVER — The Hunter Strickland suspension watch continues. “It’s a great question,” manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday. The Strickland-Bryce Harper brawl was May 29, and suspensions were announced for both the [Read entire story]

A’s draft prep outfielder Austin Beck with 6th overall pick

The A’s recently worked out Austin Beck at the Coliseum, and the high school outfielder had an extraordinary batting practice. Beck is from North Davidson High in Lexington, N.C, where he put up cartoonish numbers: [Read entire story]

The day Steph Curry lost game of P-I-G to a relief pitcher

Joe Smith - not the former Warriors forward but the relief pitcher - might have had an advantage over Steph Curry. Smith had arm surgery when he was young and, because he always loved basketball, practiced left-handed [Read entire story]

Giants fail to solve Twins’ Ervin Santana, lose 4-0

Ervin Santana, who picked up a bat Friday night only because it’s a requirement in National League parks, walked to the plate, and on his first full swing of 2017 hit a lazy fly to right-center. Santana got a [Read entire story]

Reliever Sam Dyson seeks rebound with Giants

Sam Dyson saved 38 games for the 2016 Rangers and pitched six perfect innings in the World Baseball Classic, but his numbers in this season’s first two months were awful. [...] he’s a Giant, added to the roster [Read entire story]

A’s routed by Nationals, 1,800th win for Dusty Baker

Stephen Strasburg did not break the record for strikeouts in a nine-inning game. The Nationals, in the Bay Area for a week and fresh off their sweep of the Giants, opened an interleague series at the Coliseum on Friday [Read entire story]

Nats’ Joe Ross to face A’s at Coliseum, his childhood home

Washington pitcher Joe Ross will make his second appearance on the Coliseum mound Saturday. “It’s been the same ever since I remember,” said Ross, who’s 24 and doesn’t know the Coliseum without Mount Davis, [Read entire story]

Giants dominated by Scherzer, swept by Nationals

Willie Mays visited the Nationals’ clubhouse before Wednesday’s game, a guest of manager Dusty Baker, who introduced the legendary center fielder to several of his players. Everyone was eager to hang out with the [Read entire story]

Giants wait on Hunter Strickland appeal; Bryce Harper suspension reduced

The Nationals’ All-Star right fielder was in line to play six games here, but it’ll be three. On Wednesday, he missed the series finale at AT&T Park as he began his three-game suspension, which was reduced by a game [Read entire story]

Nationals pay back Giants on scoreboard, win 6-3

There he was on the mound, a night after his violent collision with teammate Michael Morse, throwing 100 pitches and taking on Bryce Harper in a much more peaceful manner than his Monday pursuit. Samardzija and the [Read entire story]

Giants, Nationals weigh in on Buster Posey’s reaction to brawl

A catcher’s job usually is to prevent an aggressive opponent from charging his teammate. “This is why we don’t have our pitchers throw at guys or start things,” manager Bruce Bochy said, because that’s what [Read entire story]