Posted June 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Giants nemesis Mat Latos pitched a two-hitter to win his career-best seventh straight decision, beating San Francisco for the second time in as many outings this season to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory Saturday. Latos (7-2) struck out seven and didn't walk a batter for the fourth time in his 115-pitch gem and second straight complete game. The hard-throwing right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings against the Giants on April 24. He threw the first back-to-back complete games for the Reds since Aaron Harang in September 2006. Miguel Cairo added an RBI single after replacing the injured Joey Votto as the Reds won back-to-back road games following a four-game skid away from Cincinnati. San Francisco managed only Brandon Crawford's third-inning double before Brandon Belt tripled in the ninth and scored on Gregor Blanco's grounder. Home run king Barry Bonds was among the sellout crowd of 42,135 a day ahead of the club's 10-year reunion celebration for t...

Minor League Game Review – 7/1/12

7/1 Game Review Louisville lost 8-3. Box Score Kristopher Negron went 1-4 with a double. Joey Gathright went 1-4 with an RBI. Neftali Soto went 1-3 with a double and a run. Mike Costanzo went 1-2. Corky Miller went 0-1 with 2 walks and a run. Felix Perez went 1-1 with a double and RBI. Josh Judy threw a perfect inning of relief. Kanekoa Texeira allowed a run in 2 innings with...

Four Giants earn All-Star berths

The San Francisco Giants enjoyed a very good week, culminating in the selection of four players for the National League All-Star Game. San Francisco recorded four shutouts in a row, moved into first place in the NL West, and on Sunday, three Giants players were voted into the starting lineup for the NL, while Matt Cain, who threw the 22nd perfect game in big-league history on June...

Joey Votto Leaves with Knee Injury

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto left Saturday’s game against the Giants early due to knee inflammation. Votto injured the knee while batting in the fifth inning against Barry Zito, and was noticeably limping down the first base line. The Reds announced that Votto was removed for precautionary reasons and that the injury is not serious. Votto is batting a team best .354...

Giants 4, Reds 3

Angel Pagan hit a game-ending double that Jay Bruce misplayed in right field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a four-game series split with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Buster Posey poked a pitch from Jose Arredondo (4-2) down the right-field line that bounced into the stands for a two-out double. Then Pablo Sandoval...

Your 26th Man All-Star Selection

Pablo Sandoval is an All-Star Starter, and David Wright is not. Yes, yes you are. And you know what?  This is for those years where we had to see Placido Polanco.  This is for Shane Victorino winning that final vote. Every year, some one is going to be upset.  This year, it’s the entire National League other than San Francisco.  And let me tell you, as a Giants fan, it...

Joey Votto and his #VoteVotto lead

Votto during Opening Night.Voting for the All Star game has ended, and the last time Major League Baseball … [visit site to read more]

What You Need to Know: Friday, June 29 by Daniel Rathman

The Thursday Takeaway Sixteen days ago, Matt Cain found his way into the Giants’ record books by throwing the first perfect game in team history. Now, his four rotation colleagues—Barry Zito, Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum, and Madison Bumgarner—have joined him by spearheading the team’s first-ever of run four consecutive shutouts. The Giants’ 5-0 victory over the Reds...

All-Star Game Shocker! Pablo Sandoval Beats Out David Wright At Third Base

In a shocking development, San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval has beaten out David Wright to start at third base for the National League at this year’s All-Star Game in Kansas City. Sandoval has hit .307 with a .366 on-base percentage, .482 slugging percentage, and .848 OPS with six home runs and 25 RBI in 166 at-bats over 44 games for the Giants this season. Wright is second...
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