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It was a nice hot day in San Francisco as the San Francisco Giants put an old fashion whooping on the Rockies (10-0) to sweep the series. Barry Zito tossed 7 innings of shutout ball, and hasn’t allowed a single run on the season. Is it too early to start the Cy Young Award campaign? Zito didn’t just do it with his arm. He also racked up a couple hits and an RBI. Someone needs to get this guy to put on a hitting clinic during the offseason (just kidding)!
Zito is the first Giants pitcher since Al Worthington (1953) to begin a season with 2 straight starts of at least 7IP and no runs allowed. Dating back to last season the Giants have won 13 straight Zito starts. In this span, Zito is 9-0 with a 3.20 ERA (via MLB Stat Twitter links).
The Giants start a road trip today in Chicago where the weather is bone chilling cold! All four games in Chicago are day games, so I hope you’re ready for afternoon baseball.
Nick Noonan is going to make his first ...
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Not too long ago, Tim Lincecum was one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball. His long hair and his unique delivery were on the top of baseball. He won back-to-back NL Cy Young awards, won 2 World Series starts, and was the face of the franchise. He was only 27, right when a pitcher is entering the prime of their careers. Then, last year happened. His regular season was terrible...
Buster Posey drove in three runs with NBA star Kevin Durant cheering him from the stands, Barry Zito pitched another gem and the San Francisco Giants completed a sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 10-0 win Wednesday.
Staked to a quick lead, Zito (2-0) won his 11th straight decision, including last postseason. San Francisco earned its 16th consecutive victory in games he started...
Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double in a four-run fourth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 Thursday.
Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong walked with the bases loaded to tie it in the fifth and Angel Pagan followed with a sacrifice fly, helping the World Series champion Giants win their fourth in a row.
Interesting matchups abound in the Giants series, but the rightfielders in today’s game could be one of the more intriguing matchups. The comparison comes naturally from the fact that Nate Schierholtz and Hunter Pence were traded for each other last trade deadline. The comparison would seem to breakdown at that point.
Pence has been a solid everyday rightfielder for his whole career...
Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to cap San Francisco's rally from a four-run deficit and the Giants went on to beat the Colorado Rockies for the eighth straight time, 9-6 on Tuesday night.
Brandon Crawford hit a three-run homer to start the comeback and Hunter Pence had a pair of RBI singles for the Giants, who have won the first two games of the series...
The San Francisco Giants have started to pick up steam thanks to an impressive performance at the plate.
While they may need to battle the elements, a visit to Wrigley Field isn't likely to cool them off.
Seeking a fourth consecutive win, the Giants look to continue their recent success against the Chicago Cubs as these teams open a four-game set Thursday afternoon.
Well, it's been a few games now, and we've gotten to know our 2013 Giants a little better. Sure, they're almost the same team as last year, but every year is different. Guys get better, guys regress, and you just never know how things will shake out. Here's what I've seen so far:
-- Starting pitching has been a little up and down. Cain had one great start against...