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San Francisco Giants starter Matt Cain was hammered for nine runs in a loss to St. Louis on Sunday. The Giants ace struggled with his command in an outing that lasted just 3 2/3 innings.
Cain was perfect the first time through the St. Louis Cardinals lineup but fell apart in the fourth inning of a 14-3 loss. The Cardinals had seven hits and two walks in the inning before Cain was finally lifted.
GRAND: Royals Butler has seven RBI
The outing was hardly what the Giants and manager Bruce Bochey wanted to see on a day that they were awarded their World Series rings from last year.
Cain threw six strong innings in his season debut Monday in Los Angeles but today’s outing pushes his ERA to 8.38 and his WHIP to 1.45 for the year. His next outing will be against the Chicago Cubs who lost a series to Atlanta over the weekend.
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Very few of us have seen a championship ring in person. We hear how the championship rings that professional athletes receive cost thousands of dollars, but it’s hard to truly understand how massive they are. San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford posted a photo on Twitter Sunday night that should help put it into perspective. As you can see, Crawford put his Giants World...
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford proudly displayed his World Series ring - on his 4-month-old daughter's fingers - with a photo he posted on Twitter this past Sunday. The photo really puts into perspective how big a World Series ring is...and how small a baby's fingers are.
The caption with Crawford's photo: "Braylyn showing off some new bling...
Tweet After starting out in Los Angeles for a three-games series versus the Dodgers the San Francisco Giants returned to bay area for their first home games of the 2013 season this weekend. With that came the long awaited spoils that go with being World Series champions. Prior to the home opener on Friday [...]
Pablo Sandoval is ready to put all the chatter about his weight to rest.
Last year's World Series MVP insists he is doing his best to get in tip-top shape, and he's certainly showing he has plenty of range at third base.
After spending the spring working on his defense, Kung Fu Panda made several nice plays behind Barry Zito to back a 1-0 win over St. Louis in San Francisco...
Ever wanted to see a World Series ring on the fingers of an infant?
Thanks to San Francisco Giants infielder Brandon Crawford, we now have that image for the life of the Internet.
Crawford posted the photo to his Twitter page on Sunday and the ring is so massive that is covers two of his four-month-old daughter, Braylyn:
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Do you know what it is like to hold a championship ring from any professional sport at all? No? We don’t either, but apparently San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford’s daughter does. Crawford posted a photo on Twitter Sunday night displaying his massive World Series ring on his four- month- old daughter’s fingers. Needless to … Continue reading »
(AP) -- San Francisco's No. 5 starter Ryan Vogelsong has a tough act to follow. That is, he has a couple of tough acts to follow.
The Giants' rotation has yet to allow an earned run, and Vogelsong will try to keep that impressive streak intact when he takes the ball Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
San Francisco's formidable rotation is off to a stellar start...
This morning's rant is for all the owners who took it up the ace on Sunday. It's one thing when your ace is pitching @TEX or @COL but home against Cleveland where David Price gave up 8 ER and 13 baserunners in 5 IP? Ouch. Home against an Ortiz-less Boston offense (RA Dickey - 4.2 IP, 7 ER, 12 baserunners - the first 5 runs coming before an out was recorded)? Damn. Home...
Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth against his former team and Shelby Miller beat the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants in his second career start, spoiling Buster Posey's MVP party with a 6-3 win for the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
Pete Kozma had three hits, drove in a run and scored for St. Louis from the No. 8 spot in the order...
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Records through Monday, April 8.
1 Giants 4-3
Tim Lincecum struggled mightily last season. Hopefully Matt Cain wont follow in his steps after getting tagged with nine earned runs right after receiving their World Series rings.
2 Braves 6-1 5
This team has it all: A great lineup led by the Upton brothers paired with a solid pitching staff that has...