The last game of the Giants’ 2017 season got off to an all-too-familiar start Sunday afternoon.
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Matt Cain announced his scheduled start in Game 161 Saturday afternoon will be his last as a Giant.
Fans love Ryan Vogelsong's journey, so SFBay asked some current Giants one question: What stood out about Vogelsong as a teammate?
Giants and visiting ballplayers know the rule: Any ball hit over the green tin in right field is a home run.
The A's with a 8-5 win Monday, and San Francisco fell deeper into its franchise-worst hole.
The safest bet in town this summer is a Giants loss.
Matt Cain went a solid six innings before Buster Posey delivered the pinch-hit, go-ahead double in a three-run eighth inning.
The first half San Francisco didn't want to see any more kept going for two extra innings.
Bruce Bochy and his crew have already started discussions on how they plan on adjusting the rotation with Madison Bumgarner's impending return.
Two triples, two doubles, nine runs, a trio of dazzling Brandon Crawford putouts, six shutout innings.
The Giants had five innings to score three runs against the second-worst bullpen in baseball. Most days, this would be too steep a hill to climb. Sunday afternoon, it was cake.
It's not been for a lack of hustle, but the out-of-sync Giants (22-33) were swept by the Nationals 33-19) after falling 3-1 Wednesday night.
Despite unrelenting boos from fans when Bryce Harper took the batter's box, the dust seemed to have settled in the wake of Monday's madness.
A four-hit, four-run fourth inning propelled the Giants to their fourth-straight win, a satisfying 8-4 triumph.
It was tale of two games. The San Francisco Giants had a 2-0 lead, cruising into the ninth.
The Giants blew yet another lead Saturday night, losing 12-4 to San Diego and spoiling another solid outing from starter Matt Cain.
Michael Morse took the batter's box at AT&T Park, down one run in the eighth -- it felt all too familiar.
Matt Cain kept on his steady roll, pitching six innings of shutout ball to pace the Giants to a 2-1 victory.
Left arm up in a sling, Madison Bumgarner took some time before Friday's game to tell a sea of cameras and reporters, in very vague terms, what happened that fateful off-day he sprained his throwing shoulder.
Matt Cain hadn't won a game in April since his complete game shutout against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012 -- a simpler time for the staff ace of yesteryear.
Baseball is a game of inches. Tuesday night's game came down to about five of them.
It's official: Matt Cain will be the San Francisco Giants' fifth starter at the onset of this 2017 season.
The Giants get another Spring win, but the game presented a couple opportunities for the 25-man to reveal itself.
Though it did not deter them from winning the World Series in 2014, the San Francisco Giants have not claimed the National League West division title since 2012. That streak is primed to end.
Matt Cain lost command of the strike zone and gave up six runs on just two hits to seal the Pirates 6-5 series sweeper.
By now, Giants fans have gone through the five stages of Matt Duffy trade grief.
Sunday afternoon, the baseball gods were working in the Giants' favor in a wild 3-1 win over the Washington Nationals.
Led by a three-run blast from Matt Cain himself, the Giants' offense finished on top Tuesday night.
The Giants' winning mentality revolves around the proverbial 'next man up' narrative.
Matt Cain threw a gem for the Giants, but Toronto pitcher J.A. Happ did one even better in the 4-0 loss to the Blue Jays.
Fourteen Giants hits and occasionally flashy defense wasn't enough to top the Marlins Sunday afternoon.
Matt Cain allowed three runs to score, but the Giants stagnant offense showed him no love.
The righty wore his No. 47 jersey flanked by general manager Bobby Evans and team president Larry Baer.
A roller coaster of emotions came as the 2015 San Francisco Giants season is now over.
Max Scherzer has had his way with the Giants before. Friday was not one of those times.