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8/25/2016 | Moore's near no-no leads Giants over Dodgers

In the biggest game of the year for the Giants, Matt Moore delivered the best game of his life. He fell one out shy of a no-hitter, broken up by Corey Seager's soft single to right with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, but beat the Dodgers, 4-0, to snap his club's four-game losing streak, keeping the Giants from being swept in this showdown series and trimming the deficit to two games in the National League West.

8/25/2016 | Bochy: Back not a factor in Posey's slugging

Buster Posey remains virtually as good a hitter as ever. Just not for power. He will have to go on a slugging binge in the next few weeks to match his 2012-15 annual average of 20 homers. He began Thursday with 12.

8/25/2016 | De La Cruz to take on Shark in series opener

Coming off a trip to Los Angeles, during which they fell further behind the front-running Dodgers in the the National League West race, the Giants will attempt to halt their second-half struggles when they welcome the Braves to AT&T Park this weekend. San Francisco's Jeff Samardzija will oppose Atlanta's Joel De La Cruz in Friday night's series opener.

8/25/2016 | Giants still showing fight despite rough stretch

Though Brandon Crawford's bid for a homer was unsuccessful in Wednesday night's 1-0 loss to the Dodgers, his was the type of attitude the Giants must maintain to stay in contention for a postseason spot.

8/25/2016 | Stripling faces Giants for first time since hitless debut

Dodgers rookie Ross Stripling will face the Giants on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium for the first time since his historic MLB debut, with Trade Deadline acquisition Matt Moore making his fifth start for San Francisco. Los Angeles will be seeking a sweep in the series finale between the top two teams in the National League West.

8/25/2016 | Hill outduels Cueto in Dodgers debut

Rich Hill proved to be worth the wait, beating out Johnny Cueto in a pitchers' duel and handing the Dodgers a 1-0 win over the Giants on Wednesday night. Los Angeles now holds a season-high three-game lead in the National League West.

8/24/2016 | Belt's struggles coincide with Giants' slide

Brandon Belt isn't solely at fault for the Giants' second-half record, which was a Major League-worst 11-24 entering Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers. But just as Belt's ascent to All-Star status highlighted the first half, his ongoing slump is entwined with the club's woes.

8/24/2016 | Bumgarner's 200th K overshadowed by rough night

Tuesday had the makings of a successful night for Madison Bumgarner. He fulfilled the primary goal of every starting pitcher by keeping the score close, and he reached a franchise standard for strikeouts that has been scaled by a select few. But that told only part of the tale that Bumgarner spun against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

8/24/2016 | Hill makes Dodgers debut as Giants call on Cueto

Three weeks and multiple delays after his acquisition at the Trade Deadline, Rich Hill will finally make his Dodgers debut and start Wednesday's night's matchup against Johnny Cueto and the Giants in a National League West showdown at Dodger Stadium.

8/24/2016 | Dodgers pull away from Giants to pad West lead

Recent trends in the National League West continued Tuesday night, as the streaking Dodgers beat the slumping Giants in the opener of their showdown three-game series at Dodger Stadium, 9-5, extending L.A.'s division lead to two games.

8/23/2016 | Blanco lands on DL with right shoulder injury

Ailing virtually all season, Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco finally yielded to the pain Tuesday and went on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

8/23/2016 | De Leon, Slater among top prospect performers Monday

Dodgers No. 2 prospect Jose De Leon and Giants No. 22 prospect Austin Slater were among the top prospect performers in the Minors Monday.

8/22/2016 | Pipeline preview: Richmond's Beede seeks fifth straight quality start

Giants No. 2 prospect Tyler Beede is set to start for Double-A Richmond against Erie at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.

8/22/2016 | Tale as old as time as NL West powers meet

Having faced must-win situations before, the Giants know that their upcoming three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers isn't one. And yet ... it's the Giants against the Dodgers, a matchup that thrills purists, brings the blood of partisans for both teams to a ferocious boil and always seems to prompt maximum intensity from both ballclubs.

8/22/2016 | Yanks' Sanchez, Astros' Bregman lead Prospect Team of the Week's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.

8/22/2016 | Sizing up Dodgers, Giants ahead of key series

With six weeks left in the season, Los Angeles is one game ahead of San Francisco in the division. The clubs will meet nine times, beginning with a three-game series at Dodger Stadium from Tuesday-Thursday.

8/22/2016 | Hader, Hansen among top prospect performers Sunday

Finding success at the Triple-A level hasn't come easily for Josh Hader. At least not until Sunday night, when the Brewers' No. 4 prospect set a career high by striking out 12 hitters in six scoreless innings to pace Colorado Springs in a 6-0 shutout of Round Rock.

8/22/2016 | Samardzija flashes no-hit stuff in hard-luck loss

Jeff Samardzija pitched six scoreless innings Sunday while toying with a no-hitter. But one pitch got away from him, and Yoenis Cespedes drove a 1-0 splitter 417 feet over the left-field fence to give the Mets a 2-0 win.

8/21/2016 | NL West showdown resumes in Los Angeles

The Giants and Dodgers will begin a crucial three-game series at the Chavez Ravine on Tuesday with Los Angeles just a half-game ahead in the National League West standings. The Giants have won six of the team's 10 matchups this season, but Tuesday's series opener will be the first time the clubs have played each other since June 12.

8/21/2016 | Giants' pickups trying to settle in with new team

Reliever Will Smith is 0-1 with a 9.53 ERA in nine appearances in August and has symbolized the rocky tenure every Giants trade acquisition has experienced since joining the club this season.

8/21/2016 | Ruiz, Fisher among top prospect performers Saturday

As one of the younger everyday players at the Triple-A level, Rio Ruiz has been anything but overmatched this season.

8/20/2016 | Pipeline preview: Peters seeks eighth straight win

Here's a look at top prospects to watch Sunday in Minor League action.

8/20/2016 | Moore struggling to command fastball

By the time the Giants acquired Matt Moore, the left-hander was almost a sure lock to give his club a quality outing.

8/20/2016 | Pagan expected to be OK after groin strain

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Angel Pagan suffered a right groin strain during the Giants' 9-5 loss to the Mets on Saturday.

8/20/2016 | Shark, Thor square off in long-haired affair

Mets ace Noah Syndergaard opposes Giants righty Jeff Samardzija in the finale of a four-game series at AT&T Park Sunday.

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