Former mate Parra’s three run homer haunts Giants in 4-1 loss

BY RICK PORCARO The Giants post season hopes were dealt another blow Wednesday afternoon as they fell 4-1 to Washington, completing a three-game series sweep for the Nationals. Washington didn’t waste any time jumping on Giants starter Shaun Anderson (3-4, 5.33), manufacturing a run in the first on a Juan …

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Nationals jump the Shark, clobber Giants 15-2 behind Scherzer

BY ANTHONY SOSA A rough outing for San Francisco Giants’ starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and a strong showing from the Washington Nationals’ offense proved too much for the Giants to complete a series sweep as they lost 15-2 Wednesday at AT&T Park. Despite the loss, the Giants still managed to …

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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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