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San Francisco Giants
Tampa Bay Rays
Tim Lincecum and David Price pitched as expected against struggling lineups. Then, with the former Cy Young Award winners out of the game in the 10th inning, the San Francisco Giants couldn't get anybody out.
Wil Myers drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded single off Jean Machi, who had walked the first three hitters he faced, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 victory over the Giants on Saturday night.
In ending a three-game winning streak, the Giants couldn't cash in two good scoring chances off Price late in the game and one in the 10th inning off Fernando Rodney.
''It was a hard fought game. We saw some good pitching,'' Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. ''We had a couple missed opportunities and that was the difference in the game.''
Lincecum allowed one run, six hits, one walk and had five strikeouts in seven innings. The right-hander was making his third start - the previous two were losses - since throwing a no-hitter at San ...
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The Kansas City Royals have been futile for the last 10 years. In December 2012, they dealt away one of the top prospects in baseball in Wil Myers to the scorching Tampa Bay Rays and Myers is tearing it up for them. This is a team that hasn’t made the playoffs since their 1985 World Series championship. What were they thinking by dealing Myers?
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The San Francisco Giants have removed struggling left-hander Barry Zito from their rotation, according to MLB.com. And it is Zito who made that suggestion to manager Bruce Bochy after he failed to last four innings his most recent start.
"I came into his office after I pitched and I said I'm hurting the bullpen by not going six, seven innings. ... I told him I'm not...
Whiffing 11 batters over seven brilliant innings, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led San Francisco to a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night in St. Petersburg, Florida. Yielding only two earned runs or fewer in nine consecutive starts, the 24-year-old Bumgarner (11-6, 2.69 ERA) is one of the primary reasons San Francisco hasn’t become one of baseball’s laughingstocks...
Struggling San Francisco Giants left-hander Barry Zito will not make his next scheduled start Sunday at Tampa Bay.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced the news before Friday night's game with the Rays and said right-hander Guillermo Moscoso will take Zito's spot.
''How long this is going to be, I can't tell you, but it was time to change it up so (Zito) will...
Luke Scott of the Tampa Bay Rays has one of the more interesting haircuts in the big leagues, and you can see why below. To be honest, I can’t even remember the last time I have seen anyone over 13 years old have a rat tail. To each his own…
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- This process is like picking at a wound. That is Joe Maddon's comparison, and it seems apt. The Biogenesis scandal represents a traumatic moment for baseball, from players to managers to front-office personnel, and healing will come in time.
Answers will arrive soon. Monday is expected to be the moment when all players with ties to the now-closed Miami...
Chad Gaudin regained his dominant form last time out and will try to maintain that Monday night while helping the San Francisco Giants end their recent woes at home.
The right-hander will also seek to help the Giants end a four-game losing streak to the Milwaukee Brewers in the series opener at AT&T Park.
Gaudin (5-2, 2.64 ERA) is 3-1 with a 2.38 ERA in his last six starts...
ST. LOUIS -- Remember that incredible slow-motion replay of Hunter Pence's broken-bat, bases-clearing double from Game 7 in last year's National League Championship Series? For Cardinals fans, the memory isn't pleasant because Pence's hit gave the Giants a 5-0 lead and essentially ended the Cardinals' chances of reaching the World Series.
As the replay showed...
From MLB press release - Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer has been voted the American League Pitcher of the Month and the American League Rookie of the Month for July, marking just the sixth time since the Rookie of the Month Award was introduced in 2001 that a Player or Pitcher of the Month Award winner has garnered Rookie honors in the same calendar month. Archer joins...
The Tampa Bay Rays held center fielder Desmond Jennings out of yesterday's weekend finale against the San Francisco Giants due to a sprained finger, according to Sam Strong of MLB.com.
Jennings suffered the injury in the 10th inning of Saturday's contest when he slid into second base. He was seen wearing a splint to protect the finger yesterday, but Tampa Bay received...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Wil Myers homered and four relievers allowed one hit over 4 1-3 scoreless innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday.
Alex Torres (4-0) started the bullpen parade by replacing Roberto Hernandez with two outs in the fifth and struck out two over 1 1-3 innings. Jake McGee worked a perfect seventh and Joel Peralta left...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner struck out 11 in seven innings, Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night.
This was the first time since 2004 that the teams met. The last-place Giants won their third in a row overall.
Tampa Bay has lost two in a row, including its first game in August. The Rays went...
ST. PETERSBURG – Madison Bumgarner allowed just a run on seven hits in seven innings as the San Francisco Giants downed the Tampa Bay Rays to open a three-game series 4-1 on Friday night. Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford each homered for the Giants (49-59) while Belt finished a double shy of the cycle. The [...]
Truth be told the most dificult part of the 10th inning for Wil Myers was the on-field celebration that followed his winning hit.
"It was pretty hard" Myers said.
The pounding on his head and his back was a bit much. That his teammates tried to rip off his uniform was a kind of odd too for the rookie.
"I don't understand that one at all" he said. "...