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5/22/2016 | Giants put on dazzling defensive show vs. Cubs

Madison Bumgarner's primary flaw Sunday night was his inability to play all nine positions simultaneously. Fortunately for Bumgarner and the Giants, his teammates sustained a virtually nonstop defensive display ranging from deft to breathtaking as San Francisco outlasted the Chicago Cubs, 1-0.

5/22/2016 | Reyes among top prospect performers in debut

Alex Reyes did not disappoint in his highly anticipated season and Triple-A debut on Sunday, as the No. 11 overall prospect allowed just two hits (both singles) in four scoreless innings to pace Memphis in an 8-1 win over Fresno.

5/22/2016 | Elite Bumgarner sets tone for Giants rotation

With all due apologies to Jake Arrieta, Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is the best pitcher in the National League.

5/22/2016 | Giants don't plan to alter rotation order

Though No. 5 starter Matt Cain is surging and No. 4 starter Jake Peavy is struggling, logistics likely will cause Peavy to remain ahead of Cain in the Giants' rotation at least until the All-Star break, manager Bruce Bochy said Sunday.

5/22/2016 | Padres looking for redemption vs. Giants

The Padres head to San Francisco on Monday, eager to pay back the Giants. The visiting Giants swept the Padres last week, a three-game series in which the Padres scored one run in each of the losses.

5/22/2016 | Pipeline preview: Walker, Sheffield among prospects to watch

Here's a look at top prospects to watch in today's Minor League action:

5/22/2016 | Cain breaks through with hit, win vs. Cubs

That was not a stand-in performing one of Matt Cain's dual roles Saturday at AT&T Park. That was Cain himself, performing double duty with his pitching and hitting that led the Giants to a 5-3 triumph Saturday over the Chicago Cubs.

5/21/2016 | Tomlinson pressed into OF duty for 1st time

With regular left fielder Angel Pagan and right fielder Hunter Pence nursing hamstring injuries Saturday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy needed to scrape up another extra outfielder besides Gregor Blanco, who started in right field. Enter Kelby Tomlinson, the utility infielder who played the entire game in left field as the Giants subdued the Cubs, 5-3.

5/21/2016 | School visit, glove drive part of Play Ball Weekend

It's a big weekend for the Giants' younger fans. The Giants are observing Play Ball Weekend, a Major League-wide effort to encourage youth involvement in baseball and softball.

5/21/2016 | Giants top Cubs thanks to Cain's arm, bat

Continuing to blossom in May, the San Francisco Giants received an all-around effort from Matt Cain as they evened their three-game showdown against the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 triumph Saturday.

5/21/2016 | Bumgarner seeks fifth straight win in finale vs. Cubs

Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner has won four straight decisions and the Giants have won each of his last five starts. He looks to continue the streak Sunday when he takes the mound in the series finale vs. Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs.

5/21/2016 | Pagan, Pence sit with ailing hamstrings

Hampered by sore hamstrings, left fielder Angel Pagan and right fielder Hunter Pence were out of the Giants' lineup Saturday against the Chicago Cubs.

5/21/2016 | Peavy can't escape 2nd inning vs. powerful Cubs

Take a closer look at the subtleties of Friday night's second inning, when the Chicago Cubs surged for five runs off Jake Peavy that propelled them past the Giants, 8-1. Peavy could have made matters more competitive had he executed a better pitch or two.

5/20/2016 | Bryant's big fly more than enough for Arrieta

Friday night's matchup of National League heavyweights became a tag-team affair dominated by the Chicago Cubs, as Jake Arrieta overpowered the San Francisco Giants and Kris Bryant delivered a telling uppercut in an 8-1 victory.

5/20/2016 | Romo close to Triple-A rehab assignment

Giants right-hander Sergio Romo is continuing to recover from a strained elbow flexor tendon in his throwing arm and could be activated from the disabled listd in 10 days to two weeks, manager Bruce Bochy said Friday.

5/20/2016 | Lester, Cain bring solid histories into Cubs-Giants clash

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester ran into a little bad luck his last time out, allowing a run in 6 2/3 innings in a 2-1 loss. On Saturday he gets to face a team against which he is undefeated in three starts. Giants right-hander Matt Cain has also pitched in bad luck recently, turning in consecutive solid outings following a dreadful start to the year. He gets to face a team against which he is 5-2 in nine home starts.

5/20/2016 | Giants saddened by death of former All-Star Hart

Jim Ray Hart, one of the most prominent members of the talent-laden yet title-less Giants teams of the 1960s, died Thursday following a long illness in Acampo, Calif., the club announced. He was 74.

5/20/2016 | Pitching propels Giants to rare unbeaten trip

The Giants deserved to savor the moment after their 3-1 victory Thursday night over the San Diego Padres. They also could celebrate the past.

5/20/2016 | Pinder, Taillon among top prospect performers Thursday

A look at the best performances from top prospects Thursday.

5/19/2016 | Bochy: Belt's pitch selection much improved

For the past few weeks, Giants first baseman Brandon Belt knew what he was doing. He also admitted being blissfully unaware of what he was accomplishing.

5/19/2016 | Jake vs. Jake: Arrieta, Cubs visit Peavy, Giants

"It's a new series, new team, new year," said Jake Arrieta, who will open the three-game series at AT&T Park on Friday. "We're tough to beat, and they're good, too. We're going to be ready." The Giants will counter with veteran righty Jake Peavy.

5/19/2016 | Even-year buzz rightly back on Giants

When the San Francisco Giants are on a roll like this, almost everyone in baseball seems to be struck by the same thought. Uh oh, here they come.

5/19/2016 | Cueto solves Ramirez en route to complete game

After crawling out from under the hex that Alexei Ramirez had placed on him, Johnny Cueto was free to cast his own spell upon the San Diego Padres, spinning nine innings of magic in Wednesday night's 2-1 victory.

5/18/2016 | Pence's homer enough for superb Cueto

Johnny Cueto's recent dominance of the Padres continued Wednesday night, as the Giants right-hander notched his second complete game of the season -- both against San Diego. With Cueto leading the way in a 2-1 victory at Petco Park, the Giants extended their winning streak to seven games and have now beaten the Padres in five straight.

5/18/2016 | Harris, Bregman among top prospect performers Wednesday

A look at the best prospect performers from Wednesday.

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