San Francisco Giants
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Lincecum totally shut down the weakest-hitting team in the majors, striking out six and walking one. San Francisco fielders didn’t need to make any exceptional plays to preserve the right-hander’s gem.
Gregor Blanco doubled, singled and drove in three runs, and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants won for the eighth time in 10 games by beating the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night
“I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that The 7 Line Army is the largest traveling group in all of baseball,” Darren Meenan told CBSNewYork.com. “I’ve never heard of anything like this, ever.”
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.
The Yankees have traded left-hander David Huff to the Giants for cash, two days after he was designated for assignment by New York to make room for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka.
“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.
Former major league outfielder Barry Bonds has paid $4,100 in penalties stemming from his obstruction of justice conviction two years ago.
12-year-old Steven Gieseler Jr., of East Islip, returned A-Rod’s record-breaking grand slam ball.
The Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Jonathan Denver, 24. Cameron Mullins, an investigator with the office, said authorities were still trying to determine the city where Denver lived.
New York Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
Nova pitched a six-hitter for his second career shutout, Eduardo Nunez hit a two-run homer and the Yankees kept pace in the wild-card chase.
With the Yankees trying to hang in there but on the virtual brink of not making the playoffs, there has been a fascinating play in each of their last two games that are worth analyzing.