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Giants’ Bochy on Gorkys Hernandez’s season: ‘one of the best comebacks’

Gorkys Hernandez has had his share of struggles this year, like many Giants, but manager Bruce Bochy praised the outfielder for how he overcame his bad start. “If you break up his season, it’s one of [Read entire story]

Giants honor former manager Frank Robinson

When Frank Robinson was introduced as the first African American manager at a news conference in Cleveland in October 1974, he had a regret. “I’m sorry Jackie Robinson couldn’t be there. He passed [Read entire story]

Giants’ mistakes costly in 5-3 loss to Dodgers

It’s never too late to work on fundamentals, even in mid-September. The Giants were lacking in that department Tuesday night, and the Dodgers capitalized and found themselves in a rare postgame high-five line. [Read entire story]

Giants’ Jarrett Parker hopes to finish season strongly

CHICAGO — In the season’s final three weeks, Jarrett Parker hopes to build momentum for the offseason and 2018. It has been a tough year for the outfielder, who missed 96 games with a fractured clavicle and another [Read entire story]

Giants crushed by White Sox; will it be better against Dodgers?

CHICAGO — The Giants were miserably flat over the weekend against one of the saddest teams in the majors. Is it possible a home series with the Dodgers could awaken them? And never mind that the [Read entire story]

How about this for Giants’ goal: beat Dodgers in season series

CHICAGO — The Giants will be looking to win their first series since beating the Brewers two of three Aug. 21-23 and first road series since their sweep in Pittsburgh June 30-July 2. They’ve gone [Read entire story]

Giants give up 6 homers, get crushed by White Sox

CHICAGO - The perfect scenario was for Jeff Samardzija to resume his dominance on the mound and enjoy his homecoming on Chicago’s south side. That lasted all of two batters. Jose Abreu [Read entire story]

Vince Coleman: Buster Posey should’ve been credited with steal of home

CHICAGO - When Buster Posey appeared to have stolen home Friday night, perhaps nobody in a Giants uniform was happier than Vince Coleman. “I was going to be Coach of the Year,” Coleman quipped. [Read entire story]

Giants’ Samardzija back home to face childhood team

CHICAGO - Jeff Samardzija has returned home. He’s pitching on the South Side of Chicago Saturday night, a half-hour from where he was raised in Northwest Indiana. “This fall weather is engrained in [Read entire story]

Melancon done for year, to have forearm surgery

CHICAGO — Mark Melancon’s first season as a Giant, disappointing on many levels, officially is over. The reliever will undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday to relieve compression in his forearm. He [Read entire story]

Sandoval finally gets hit; his homer lifts Giants 9-2

CHICAGO - The modern way of saying it: The ball left the bat with a 105 mph exit velocity and 28-degree launch angle and traveled 413 feet. The old-school way of saying it: Dang, that went far. [Read entire story]

It’s official: Giants’ Melancon to undergo season-ending surgery

CHICAGO - Mark Melancon’s first season as a Giant, disappointing on many levels, officially is over. The reliever will undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday to relieve compression in his forearm. He [Read entire story]

A’s add Renato Nuñez (32 homers) to September roster

The A’s called up a man who hit 32 home runs in the minors this season and don’t necessarily have a spot for him. Renato Nuñez’s homers total with Triple-A Nashville is tied for [Read entire story]

Mac Williamson returns, tries to make impression on Giants

The hopes for Jarrett Parker and Mac Williamson to get serious playing time in left field were dashed early this year when both got hurt. Parker recovered from his broken clavicle and returned to the [Read entire story]

Here’s the catch: another loss for Giants

When center fielder Gorkys Hernandez dashed toward left-center and extended his glove above the 8-foot wall at AT&T Park for perhaps the catch of the year, he became Madison Bumgarner’s best friend. [Read entire story]

Giants take heat: 95 degrees at game time, and then it soared

So the hitting conditions are advantageous in this weather? Balls flying off bats? A hitters’ paradise? So true Friday. Not so true Saturday — at least until Nick Hundley’s [Read entire story]

Hundley’s homer lifts Giants in 10th

Nick Hundley will be a free agent after the season, and he and the Giants seem a perfect match. “I love these guys,” the catcher said. “People in this clubhouse are winners. It hasn’t been the [Read entire story]

Giants routed on night Cueto returns, Crawford homers (again)

The ball went in the air, high and deep, and the snide comments were uttered shortly after it landed. “Will Mike Matheny ask for a review?” “Can a fan interfere if the ball bounces [Read entire story]

Giants reliever Derek Law says tweak to his arsenal has made him better

Early this season, batters loved facing Giants reliever Derek Law, whose slider and curve were roughly the same speed and broke roughly the same way. “They could sit on basically the same pitch,” Law [Read entire story]

How Giants’ Derek Law rediscovered himself in minors

Early this season, batters loved facing Derek Law, whose slider and curve were roughly the same speed and broke roughly the same way. “They could sit on basically the same pitch,” Law said Friday [Read entire story]