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7/2/2015 | Peavy comes off DL to face Gio, Nats in DC

Two of the top National League teams are set to slug it out in a three-game series this weekend in Washington as the Nationals host the Giants over the Fourth of July.


7/2/2015 | Cain ready to build on positives of debut

Matt Cain conveyed his usual mound presence Thursday afternoon: square-shouldered, square-jawed and commanding. He and the Giants are convinced that the pitches to match his demeanor soon will come more frequently and effectively.


7/2/2015 | Fernandez sparks Marlins' rally over Giants

Jose Fernandez made a triumphant return to the mound, displaying his electric assortment of stuff during six effective innings and contributing a home run to help the Miami Marlins outlast the San Francisco Giants, 5-4, on Thursday afternoon.


7/2/2015 | Casilla to get time to rest tired arm

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Thursday that he intends to "back off" using right-hander Santiago Casilla for two or three days in the belief that the closer has a tired arm.


7/2/2015 | #TBT: Baseball's greatest pitching duel

Juan Marichal's iconic pitching battle against Warren Spahn still stands as one of the best in Major League history.


7/2/2015 | Giants sign infielder Fox as int'l free agent

The Giants are on the verge of adding another athletic infielder to their Minor League system, coming to terms with shortstop Lucius Fox of the Bahamas on a bonus of $6 million, according to industry sources.


7/1/2015 | Casilla 'way off' in rare blown save

Given Santiago Casilla's 20 saves in 24 chances this year, there's usually a plausible explanation for his occasional shortcomings. Thus, the reason given for his ninth-inning lapse Wednesday, which featured Justin Bour's game-winning home run that gave the Marlins a 6-5 triumph over the Giants, was easy to accept: He's human.


7/1/2015 | Bour, Marlins atone for errors, walk off on Giants

A mistake-filled night by the Marlins ended in dramatic walk-off fashion on Wednesday, when Justin Bour belted a three-run homer in the ninth inning that lifted Miami to a 6-5 victory over the Giants at Marlins Park.


7/1/2015 | Posey takes foul off mask, passes concussion test

Giants catcher Buster Posey said that he could play as soon as Thursday after absorbing the shock of a foul tip and being forced to leave Wednesday night's 6-5 loss to the Marlins in the fifth inning.


7/1/2015 | Fernandez, Cain make 2015 debuts in Miami

It has been nearly 14 months since Miami's Jose Fernandez last pitched in the Majors, while San Francisco's Matt Cain has been out for almost 12 months. The former All-Stars finally return to the mound from their respective injuries Thursday afternoon at Marlins Park, when the Giants and Marlins conclude their three-game series.


7/1/2015 | Giants pitchers' return won't cause issue after all

Somewhat remarkably, the composition of the Giants' five-man starting rotation, which recently loomed as a compelling issue, solved itself.


7/1/2015 | Cain glad to reach end of 'long road'

No matter how Matt Cain performs Thursday, he'll be pitching again, which is what matters most. Cain, the Giants' three-time All-Star right-hander, will make his first regular-season appearance since July 9, 2014, when he starts the series finale against the Marlins.