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Longo’s blast and Samardzija’s arm carry Giants past Cards 1-0

BY RICK PORCARO Evan Longoria’s seventh-inning solo home run briefly interrupted a pitchers duel, breaking up Jack Flaherty‘s no-hit bid in the process, giving the Giants all the offense they would need to reach the All-Star break on a high note with a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. …

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Giants ride rookie pitcher Anderson’s arm and bat past Jays 4-3

BY RICK PORCARO The Giants beat the rain and the Blue Jays Wednesday afternoon, defeating Toronto 4-3 in Shaun Anderson’s Major League debut on the strength of a sixth inning home run by Brandon Crawford.  ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Shaun Anderson delivers a pitch against the Blue Jays in his Major League …

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Middling Giants likely facing year of transition in 2019

BY MASON BISSADA At the risk of pointing out the painfully obvious, the San Francisco Giants’ even year magic has officially warn off. The 2016 season was not simply an glitch in the system, as last season proved a much more realistic trend: the Giants are mediocre. A 73-89 season …

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Hundley, Giants end homestand with outburst against Padres

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants capped off an impressive homestand with an offensive explosion on Wednesday as they took the rubber match against the San Diego Padres in a 9-4 victory. The Giants finished 7-3 during the home stand, winning all three of their series. Padres’ starter Clayton …

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