D-Backs edge Giants 4-3

Zack Greinke gets the win

The Arizona Diamondbacks came into AT&T Park and emerged with 4-3 win after the Giants explosive offense could not muster enough to get the win, a problem that has been lingering for the week.

“You just come out and play the next game,” Buster Posey said.  “I’m sGiants 3ure you guys are tired of hearing that (and) We get tired of hearing the same questions sometimes.”

The Giants will have the opportunity to get even today at 2:05 as they face the D-Backs in the rubber match.  Matt Moore(8-10, 3.95 ERA) will take the mound for the Giants while Shelby Miller (2-9, 7.14 ERA)takes the mound for the Diamondbacks.

Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to grab yours today and help cheer on your San Francisco giants.

 

Giants host D-backs over the weekend

One of the hottest teams in baseball, your San Francisco Giants (54-33, 1st NL West) came home after taking two out of three against the Colorado Rockies during the week.  Now come the Diamondbacks (38-49, 5th NL West) who are coming off a tough series against the San Diego Padres in which they lost two of three games.

Projected to start for the Giants will be Jeff Samardzija (8-5, 3.97 ERA) who is playing his best ball and now at the midway has the best start in his career.  He will be facing the Diamondbacks Patrick Corbin (4-6, 4.90 ERA) who is pitching his final game of the first half.  In 13 career starts against the Giants, he has a 3.47 ERA.Giants 2

Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to grab yours now and help cheer on your San Francisco Giants~!

 

 

Smoking Giants await Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies (31-43, 4th NL East) were hoping that by the time they made it to the West Coast, the San Francisco Giants would have cooled off some.  No such luck.

The Giants are one of the hottest teams (winning six of last seven games) in the Majors behind the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs while the Phillies are beginning to wonder if the playoffs are in the cards for them this year.

Starting tonight for the Giants will be Jack Peavy (3-6, 5.47 ERA) who will be matched up against the Phillies Zack Eflin (0-2, 10,82 ERA)

The game kicks off tonight at 9:15.  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to grab yours today and help cheer on your San Francisco Giants!

Don’t forget to get your All Star Votes In, this is the last week!!!

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Sox pull off 5-3 comeback to defeat Giants

It took extra innings for one of the most power laden offenses in the Majors, the Boston Red Sox to complete a comeback in game one of a two game series. The rubber game begins tonight at  9:15 pm.

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Xander Bogaerts slammed a tie-breaking two run single off of closer Santiago Casilla.  Bogaerts also had single RBI.

“He gives himself an opportunity to cover the whole plate against a lot of pitchers,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said of Bogaerts. “He’s going to put the bat on the ball.”

The Giants were without their Three P’s, Pagen (DL List), Pence (DL List) and Posey (scratch), directly leading to their four losses in the past six games.  Posey will most likely miss tonight’s game as well.

Tickets for tonight’s game are still available so be sure to get out and help cheer on your San Francisco Giants in the “Revenge-Game” tonight~!

Giants losing streak continues

The San Francisco Giants have had trouble over the past few weeks and their current losing streak goes back to June 30th.  Last nights loss in the opener against the NY Mets hurt even more given that it was former Giants catcher, Johnny Monell  that  ended with a two-run double in the ninth inning.

“You face a team that you played with at one time and you’re not with them anymore … you always want to show them you made a mistake,” Mets manager Terry Collins said of Monell. “There’s always a little adrenaline.”

The Giants have a chance to get back on the winning side against the Mets tonight in the second of three meetings this week.  Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to get yours today!

Giants take Game 1 on the Road

The San Francisco Giants kept Kauffman Stadium quiet en route to a 7-1 Game 1 victory in the 2014 edition of the World Series.  Early overnight reports say that this was the lowest rated World Series game in history.

The Giants were led by pitching ace Madison Baumgarner, who held the Royals scoreless until the 7th Inning when Salvador Perez homered with two outs.  Baumgarner improved to 3-0 with a 0.41 ERA in World Series starts.  Prior to Perez homering, Baumgarner had retired12 players in a row.

“It’s tough not to pay attention to a streak when you’ve got it going. I don’t care. I’m not here trying to set records and keep streaks going and whatever, but you do know about it. A World Series game is not something you exactly forget about. So you remember what [they] were. But tonight, that was the last thing on my mind.”

Game two of the World Series begins tonight at 7:07 P.M.  Plenty of affordable tickets and great seats are still available so get yours now and be a part of the action!

 

Giants hoping homestand against Cards can break streak

The last time the San Francisco Giants could claim a victory was back on June 25th against the San Diego Padres, taking the final of a three game stand.   Then came the Cincinnati Reds who pounded the Giants over a four game stand 20-6. And to think, back on June 8th, the Giants were sitting atop the NL West with the Dodgers a full nine games behind.  Fast forward two weeks and the Dodgers and Giants are tied for first place.

“It’s really unbelievable,” Manager Bruce Bochy said. “If you look at what’s happened the last two weeks, you’d think we were 15 games back — that’s why we have to look at the big picture of where we’re at, and not what’s happened.

The Giants have a major opportunity to right the ship as the St. Louis Cardinals (44-39) come calling for a three game stand.  The Cards just finished a four game stand against the LA Dodgers in which they went 1-3.

Be sure to get your tickets and get out and support your San Francisco Giants.  Great seats and cheap tickets are still available

 

Giants hope to regroup and find Old Selves

The San Francisco Giants core team is essentially the same that won the World Series back in 2012.  That same team did a belly flop in 2013 falling to a third place finish with a 76-86 record.  Now that same team is essentially back for the 2014 season and hope to get back to the Fall Classic.

The Giants had a number of injuries last season which led to their downfall.  Out at different times of the year were Santiago Casilla, Matt Cain, Ryan Vogelsong, Jeremy Affeldt, Hector Sanchez, Pablo Sandoval and Angel Pagan.  Marco Scutaro spent more than half the season on the DL.

The Giants open the season on the road against Arizona Diamondbacks on March 31st.  Great seats and tickets are still available.

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