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Samardzija stifles Bucs as Giant trade winds swirl

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants have very little to play for with the second worst record in the majors at 40-63. Only the Phillies have fewer wins and they just beat the Giants in a series back in Philadelphia last month. The key number for the Orange and Black is …

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Reeling Giants Rebound to Sweep Rockies

BY RYAN LEONG Baseball is an unpredictable game, perhaps more than any other sport. How else can you explain how a team like the Giants, who already have a Major League worst 51 losses, can manage to sweep a quality team like the Colorado Rockies who arrived on Monday 20 …

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Anemic Giants bats continue to struggle as season slips away

BY RYAN LEONG While the Warriors were gearing up for their parade to celebrate a second NBA title in three years, the Giants were finishing up a disasterous 1-4 home stand by losing two of three to the Twins and being swept in a two-game series against the Royals. The …

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Strickland’s Beanball Ignites a BaseBrawl in Holiday loss to Nats

BY RYAN LEONG Memorial Day is best known as a time to remember and pay respects to all those who have died while serving in the armed forces. But It seems to have a different meaning for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland. Strickland has not forgotten that Nationals phenom Bryce Harper …

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Giants home stand ends with a thud in clunker against Padres

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants second home stand of the season started out well but it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish, and it ended in disaster. Wil Myers put the nail in the coffin in the top of the 12th on Sunday with a majestic three-run blast …

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Banged-Up Giants fight to stay afloat with split against Dodgers

BY RYAN LEONG The Dodgers and Giants are arguably the best rivalry on the west coast but it pales in comparison to the heated feud between the Yankees and Red Sox. Although many might argue that New York and Boston isn’t exactly the Hatfields vs. the McCoys anymore either given …

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Moore’s eight strong innings lead Giants to win in home opener

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants have now played at the corner of 3rd and King Streets for 18 seasons. Candlestick Park, once considered the worst ballpark in America matched the brand of baseball played inside the decrepit concrete bowl. But since 2000, the Orange and Black have showcased perhaps the …

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Giants poised for another Championship run

BY RICK PORCARO & DANIEL GLUSKOTER As they prepare to return to the field for the first time since their heartbreaking collapse against the Cubs in the NLDS, the San Francisco Giants appear to have addressed their biggest weakness with the signing of free-agent closer Mark Melancon. The question is …

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