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2016 Schedule
83-75, 2nd in NL West
Rockies' Chatwood strikes out nine in eight scoreless innings (0:25)
Renfroe's homer first to land on rooftop of Western Metal Building (0:22)

Lineup: Giants (83-74) vs. Rockies (73-84)

  • 1. Denard Span, CF (L)
  • 2. Brandon Belt, 1B (L)
  • 3. Buster Posey, C (R)
  • 4. Hunter Pence, RF (R)
  • 5. Brandon Crawford, SS (L)
  • 6. Angel Pagan, LF (S)
  • 7. Joe Panik, 2B (L)
  • 8. Conor Gillaspie, 3B (L)
  • 9. Jeff Samardzija, RHP

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Something to watch from Giants starter Jeff Samardzija tonight (vs Rockies, ESPN, 10 ET): Samardzija has thrown more than twice as many sinkers in 2016 (173) as he did in 2015 (82). He had 4 K with his sinker in his last start, his most in a game. He's also throwing a curve 15% of the time since the All-Star Break, after not throwing it at all before. Opponents are hitting .184 against it.


San Francisco Giants to honor Vin Scully

Dodgers beat writer Doug Padilla talks Dodgers baseball and comments on Vin Scully's farewell ceremony that is to be hosted by the San Francisco Giants this weekend.

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Sabean: Season a 'collective failure'

In a Q&A with Andrew Baggarly, Giants executive vice president Brian Sabean shared his disappointment toward his team's performance this season: "We've underperformed across the board and in almost every department." East Bay Times

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What's ahead for NL wild-card teams?

Every game matters for the Mets, Giants and Cardinals, who are all still tightly packed together in the standings. On paper, the Mets might have it easiest by ending their season against the struggling Phillies.

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Time running out on Cardinals?

Although St. Louis won on Tuesday, so did New York and San Francisco, meaning the Cards' playoff chances look bleaker as the end of the season approaches.

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Giants want more of this Matt Moore

After lasting an inning and striking out nobody in his last start, Matt Moore had 11 strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings in Tuesday's win. The last Giants pitcher to record double-digit strikeouts in a start directly following one with no K's was Gaylord Perry in Sept. 1970, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Buster Posey is a hit in San Francisco

On Tuesday night, Posey became the first Giants player to reach 1,000 hits, all in a San Francisco uniform, since Rich Aurilia in 2003, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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Buster Posey reaches No. 1,000 in style

Posey homered for the 1,000 hit of his career on Tuesday, but he didn't get all of it. In fact, the 370-foot blast was his shortest homer in over two years, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Pitcher to watch: Jeff Samardzija

It's easy to criticize pitchers like Samardzija, but the reality is that his durability has been key to the Giants this season. The right-hander has been on a roll lately and will look to keep it going on Wednesday. Schoenfield: Daily wild-card watch (Insider)

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Giants starter Matt Moore's dominance was attributable to a new pitch for him, his cutter. Moore had 4 strikeouts with it, his most with the pitch in any game. All four strikeouts were swinging. Moore has thrown 129 cutters since his first start with the Giants. He threw 85 in his career prior to that. Giants pitchers have seven games with 4+ K with their cutter. No other team has more than 3.

Giants cruise past Rockies (0:48)
Posey, Pence hit back-to-back homers (1:01)
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Giants somehow still in the mix

San Francisco has won one series in the entire month of September and hasn't won a series at home since Aug. 26-28. But if the wild-card game was today, the Giants would still be in it. To lock things up, they have to get a few more wins this week. Baseball's final week madness

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Giants deal for Beckham with Nunez injured

The Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Braves to give themselves some help for the final week with Eduardo Nunez injured.

On this date: Mays makes 'The Catch' (0:20)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25614th
On Base Percentage.3278th
Slugging Percentage.39625th
Earned Run Average3.715th
Quality Starts818th

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