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9/3/2015 | Vogelsong has tough time savoring 1st HR

With his team down 4-0 in the top of the third, Ryan Vogelsong drove the first pitch he saw from Chris Rusin into the Rockies' bullpen for a two-run shot, notching his first career home run in 11 big league seasons. The milestone came in a losing effort, though, as San Francisco fell, 11-3.


9/3/2015 | Giants looking for familiar 'late-season magic'

"It's uphill time," manager Bruce Bochy said. "It comes down to us having to win games. We had a tough series in Los Angeles. It's not what we wanted, but it is what happened. There's enough baseball left."


9/3/2015 | Lincecum out for season after surgery on left hip

Tim Lincecum's season is over after the Giants right-hander underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on Thursday on his left hip in Vail, Colo.


9/3/2015 | Giants hope to get back on track against Rockies

The Colorado Rockies have a shaky grip on their home-field advantage. The San Francisco Giants will try to wrest it from them when the clubs open a four-game series on Thursday.


9/3/2015 | Bochy seeks determination, not excuses

Giants manager Bruce Bochy was ejected from Wednesday night's 2-1 loss against the Los Angeles Dodgers for arguing an umpire's call in the eighth inning. It was the second game in a row from which Bochy was ejected for complaining about balls and strikes.


9/3/2015 | Kershaw's 15-K CG secures sweep of Giants

Chase Utley's first home run as a Dodger was the difference as reigning National League MVP Clayton Kershaw tied a career high with 15 strikeouts in a 2-1 win Wednesday night that gave Los Angeles a three-game sweep of San Francisco.


9/2/2015 | Panik set for brief rehab stint

By this time next week, second baseman Joe Panik hopes to have resumed being a member in good standing in the San Francisco Giants' lineup.


9/2/2015 | Ker-show: 132 pitches, 15 K's, 1 sweep

From his observation point roughly 75 feet away, Jimmy Rollins saw nothing of concern with Clayton Kershaw in the ninth inning Wednesday as the pitch count rose along with pulse rates at Dodger Stadium. The Giants were threatening, but the big lefty was still dealing.


9/2/2015 | Giants frustrated by calls, loss to Dodgers

The Giants went away mad, or at least perplexed, from Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night. That's a lot better than going away dejected or depressed, which is how they easily could have felt after absorbing their second straight one-run loss, a 2-1 victory for the Los Angeles Dodgers that increased the slope on San Francisco's uphill climb toward a postseason berth.


9/2/2015 | Greinke wins duel as Dodgers extend lead

Zack Greinke outdueled fellow Cy Young candidate Madison Bumgarner and slumping Joc Pederson homered as the Dodgers defeated the Giants on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, 2-1, extending their division lead to 5 1/2 games.


9/1/2015 | Sizzling Kershaw set to oppose Giants' Leake

The top two teams in the National League West clash for the final time at Dodger Stadium this season in Wednesday's finale of the three-game series between the Dodgers and Giants, with Los Angeles seeking a sweep and a 6 1/2-game division lead over San Francisco. Clayton Kershaw, who just finished his second consecutive month with a sub-2.00 ERA, will square off with Mike Leake in Leake's third start since coming off the disabled list.


9/1/2015 | Calf injury keeps Crawford out of lineup

One night after rejoining the lineup following a five-game absence, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford was back on the bench Tuesday to nurse his sore left calf.


9/1/2015 | Arroyo leads Giants headed to Arizona Fall League

Infielder Christian Arroyo, the Giants' No. 1 Draft selection in 2013, highlights the seven-player contingent of Giants farmhands that will attempt to sharpen its skills by performing for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League.


9/1/2015 | Maxwell odd man out as Giants add players

The Giants added five players Tuesday, seizing upon the arrival of September and, with it, the carte blanche to expand active rosters. But the biggest surprise of all may have been the lone subtraction: reserve outfielder Justin Maxwell, who was designated for assignment.


9/1/2015 | Fall League rosters packed with elite prospects

Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.


9/1/2015 | Romo highlights bullpen's stalwart effort

Sergio Romo was a primary reason the Giants' 5-4, 14-inning setback administered by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night lasted as long as it did.


9/1/2015 | Adrian's walk-off ends clash with Giants in 14th

Adrian Gonzalez, who homered eight innings earlier, lofted a single to deep left field with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the 14th inning for a 5-4 walk-off Dodgers win over the Giants in their showdown series opener at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. The Dodgers now lead the Giants by 4 1/2 games, the largest margin since July 16.


9/1/2015 | Blackburn among 10 top prospect performers Monday

Clayton Blackburn picked a perfect night for his best start of the season. The Giants' No. 21 prospect allowed only two hits and struck out nine while working a season-high 7 1/3 scoreless innings on Monday as Triple-A Sacramento edged Reno, 1-0.


9/1/2015 | Giants add lefty-hitting outfielder De Aza

The Giants gained balance on their bench Monday by acquiring outfielder Alejandro De Aza, a much-needed left-handed batter, along with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Boston Red Sox for Minor League left-hander Luis Ysla.