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A Long Time Coming: Rockies Sweep Giants At Coors Field

DENVER (AP) – In between starts, the message to Kyle Freeland was rather low-key.

As in, low was the key.

Freeland kept the ball down while pitching seven sharp innings, Gerardo Parra hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 8-0 on Sunday for their first three-game sweep of the Giants at Coors Field since 2002. 749 more words

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Giants battle the Rockies, persistent rain, only to come up one run short 4-3

By Morris Phillips

SAN FRANCISCO–After an unscheduled interruption during the national anthem, five extra base hits and six runs in a first inning played in a vigorous downpour, and the groundskeeping crew’s constant resuscitating of the playing surface, the hearty fans that braved it all had to feel they were into an epic afternoon of topsy, turvy baseball injected with frequent scoring. 406 more words

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Giants Fun Facts for 2017

Fun fact. I read somewhere this week that that the Giants have not made a postseason appearance in an odd year since 2003. Fun fact indeed. 841 more words

Baseball

Bruce Bochy changes his stance on the World Baseball Classic

Major League Baseball managers aren’t typically the biggest fans of having their players leave Spring Training for the World Baseball Classic. San Francisco Manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged on the Jim Rome Show Monday that he was never really keen of the idea. 543 more words

30 Teams In 30 Days: The Giants Look To Win Another World Championship In This Decade.

We are entering the eight season of this decade. Since it’s the year 2017 this is an odd year, does that mean the San Francisco Giants will not make the playoffs? 558 more words

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A Pair of Pitchers Added to Team USA Roster

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Giants pitchers Mark Melancon and Jeff Samardzija have been added as alternates to the Team USA roster for this year’s World Baseball Classic. 122 more words

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2017 San Francisco Giants FanFest

Written by Mark Nikolov  Photo by Mercury News

The 2017 Giants KNBR FanFest took place today at AT&T Park in San Francisco .  I wasn’t entirely sure I was going to go when I woke up this morning but I’m really glad I did.   1,004 more words