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2 years 10 months ago

Lincecum re-ups with the Giants

AN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants have reached a verbal agreement on a two-year contract worth $40.5 million. The deal includes a $500,000 signing bonus, a person familiar with the agreement said Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because...

3 years 3 months ago

NL West has become a two-team race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Not so long ago, Kevin Towers and Bruce Bochy were working together to build a winner in San Diego. Now, Towers is the first-year general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks and trying mightily to dethrone Bochy and the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The...

3 years 6 months ago

"Say Hey" it's your birthday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Say Hey Kid is still as popular as ever. The San Francisco Giants honored Willie Mays on his 80th birthday Friday night with a ceremony befitting a baseball legend, complete with a celebratory letter from President Barack Obama and a video tribute that included everyone...

3 years 7 months ago

Ubaldo returns to Rox rotation Tuesday

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies jumped out to the best start in baseball, and now they're getting their best pitcher back. Ace Ubaldo Jimenez comes off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, and he'll face the San Francisco Giants and lefty Jonathan Sanchez in the middle of a three-game series...

4 years 1 month ago

Pitching rotation set for World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum will start Wednesday night's World Series opener for the San Francisco Giants against the Texas Rangers. Matt Cain will follow in Game 2 on Thursday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Monday. When the series shifts to Arlington, Jonathan Sanchez will start Game 3...

4 years 3 months ago

Ubaldo gets 17 as Rox cool off Giants

DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez won his major league-leading 17th game, Carlos Gonzalez homered twice and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Wednesday. Troy Tulowitzki also homered for the streaking Rockies, who have won five of six and played some of their best baseball of the...

4 years 3 months ago

Red-hot Giants rough up Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Jonathan Sanchez limited Colorado to three hits over six innings and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the Rockies 10-0 on Tuesday night. After five straight no-decisions, Sanchez (8-6) won for the first time since July 5 and equaled his 2009 victory total. Sanchez struck out seven...

4 years 5 months ago

Giants avoid sweep by Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Aaron Rowand hit a go-ahead two-run double in the fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants again backed starter Matt Cain with enough offense, beating the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep. Pablo Sandoval added an RBI double and Bengie Molina singled...

4 years 5 months ago

Rox beat Giants in 11

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clint Barmes hit a two-out RBI double in the 11th inning and the Colorado Rockies won their season-high fourth straight road game by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Tuesday night. The Rockies had runners thrown out at the plate in the ninth and 10th innings...

4 years 8 months ago

Francis returns but Rox lose to Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Juan Uribe hit a three-run homer to spoil Jeff Francis' return to the mound for Colorado after missing the entire 2009 season, and the San Francisco Giants beat a Rockies' split squad 7-4 Friday. Francis, who had shoulder surgery in February 2009 and had not pitched...

5 years 2 months ago

Giants bury Rockies again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Zito struck out a season-high nine in his biggest win yet as a Giant, Juan Uribe drove in three runs and San Francisco shaved another game off Colorado's hold on the NL wild card with a 10-2 victory over the Rockies on Tuesday night. San...

5 years 2 months ago

Lincecum and Giants pound Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum pitched seven strong innings in his return from a balky back, Eugenio Velez drove in four runs and the San Francisco Giants gained ground on the NL wild card-leading Colorado Rockies with a 9-1 victory Monday night. Bengie Molina homered and scored three runs...

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