Mike Doeff

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A toast to Hunter Pence and his memorable Giants’ career

Hunter Pence gets cheered when he steps out of the dugout. When he takes the field. When he’s introduced as a pinch-hitter. When he gets a big hit. …

San Francisco

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner wants to stay, but knows decision isn’t all his

SAN DIEGO — As the Giants end another disappointing season and dive into what promises to be a turbulent winter, they finally need to address one of …

San Francisco

Stratton strikes first, Padres strike back as Giants fail to complete sweep

SAN DIEGO–With a violent swing of the bat, Giants pitcher Chris Stratton delivered the type of two-strike, two-out hit most of the club’s position …

San Diego

Giants fail to sweep Padres; Brandon Belt ‘likely’ done for ’18

SAN DIEGO — Padres baserunners had a great chance to meet Giants rookie Aramis Garcia at first base. Garcia started all three games there. Brandon …

San Francisco Giants

Apple Watch 4 review: the best gets better

The screen steals the show<p>The greatest Apple product comeback story of the past few years has, without a doubt, been the Apple Watch. Launched with great fanfare four years ago, the initial version tried to do way too much with way too little, and it had confusing software to boot. Worst of all, it …

Apple Watch

Throwback night from Pence lifts Giants past Padres

Throwback night from Hunter Pence powers Giants past Padres<p>SAN DIEGO — It was a throwback lineup for Hunter Pence. With Chris Shaw getting the start …

San Diego

Good times #SFGiants https://t.co/SOzrys2Qku

After fueling Giants win, Pence unsure if he'll play in 2019

After fueling Giants win, Hunter Pence unsure if he'll play in 2019<p>SAN DIEGO — A decade from now, when former Giants gather at AT&T Park to celebrate …

San Francisco

Giants win on big night for Hunter Pence

SAN DIEGO — Hunter Pence, his days with the Giants down to a precious few, is not ambling slowly to the finish. He grips a bat that he is determined …

San Diego Padres

Brandon Crawford explains tale of two halves, from hot streak to prolonged slump

SAN DIEGO–It hasn’t quite fit the best of times and the worst of times narrative Charles Dickens authored, but Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford …

San Francisco Giants

AT&T Park taking toll on Giants’ Evan Longoria, but signs of improvement

SAN DIEGO — Every hitter who joins the Giants learns quickly that AT&T Park is a beast that can devour you. It can kill the spirit and the confidence …

San Diego Padres

Who is coming out to the yard here in San Diego? #SFGiants https://t.co/WmNAZWHHAE

Should Bruce Bochy retire? Ostler answers the question

<i>Random baseball thoughts. . .</i><p><b>Bruce Bochy</b> is Don Nelson.<p>Some lunatic fringers want Bochy to retire. <i>You’re rich and old, Boch, why hang around?</i><p>Reason: …

Babe Ruth

Giants to give rookie catcher a shot at first base against Padres

SAN DIEGO - Bruce Bochy does not like to use the word "spoiler," for whatever reason, perhaps its connation for being a bad team trying to upset …

San Diego

iOS 12 review: the fixes are in

Apple’s latest mobile OS update focuses on making things work, instead of adding new features<p>iOS 12 is officially available today, after months of betas both for developers and the general public, following its announcement at WWDC in June. And as is the case with Apple’s iOS updates, it’s coming …


Dereck Rodríguez has elite company, Giants fail to sweep Rockies

<i>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO–Another impressive effort from Dereck Rodríguez. Another …

San Francisco

Book it again! #SFGiants https://t.co/OyFQXNidPR

Bumgarner exits early after training staff visit, Giants blank Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO–With a two-hit shutout Friday, Chris Stratton became the first Giants pitcher and just the third National League West starter to record …

San Francisco

Giants blank Rockies again, but Bumgarner leaves prematurely

With the homeliness of 11 straight losses distilled, and the uncertainty of what lies ahead stripped away, what remains is a ballgame. The faithful …

San Francisco

.@cstratton34 spun his first career shutout en route to picking up his 10th win of the season. He also set a career-high with 9.0 innings pitched (previous career best was 8.0 innings earlier this year on August 27 vs. Arizona). #OrangeFriday #SFGiants https://t.co/j9SvfNh9ho

SAN FRANCISCO — For 147 games, Bruce Bochy had two choices. Take the ball from his starter on the mound or shake his hand as he reached the top step of the dugout. But in the eighth inning Friday night, Bochy could do neither.

SAN FRANCISCO — For 147 games, Bruce Bochy had two choices. Take the ball from his starter on the mound or shake his hand as he reached the top step …

San Francisco

Chris Stratton throws brilliant two-hit shutout to snap Giants losing streak

SAN FRANCISCO–If you had to do a double take, you weren’t the only one.<p>The Giants hadn’t formed lines to slap hands in the middle of the diamond …

San Francisco

✅ 114 pitches ✅ 2 hits ✅ complete game shutout Nice Friday night, @cstratton34 👏👏👏 #SFGiants https://t.co/6ccuZjj6zB