Brewers boost pitching with Pomeranz, Black from Giants
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Big left-hander Madison Bumgarner is staying put with the San Francisco Giants, who instead determined their bullpen depth provided them the best place to make trades before...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mark Melancon had a short time to make a decision to waive his no-trade clause, so he checked with his wife and she gave the green light.
Ervin’s leadoff home run in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 2-1
CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Casey Kelly had a big fan in the Cincinnati dugout — his dad, Pat, is the Reds bench coach.
Starting two days after pitching in relief, Kelly worked into the fifth inning Friday night. The Reds eventually won, 2-1 on a leadoff home run by Phillip Ervin in the 11th inning.
White’s 2-run HR in 8th lifts Astros over Giants 2-1
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Houston Astros aren't putting up big numbers with their injury-depleted lineup. But the World Series champions are making up for that with a couple of timely home runs.
Tyler White hit a two-run drive in the eighth inning and the Astros pulled off a late rally for the second straight game, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday.
The win followed the Astros' 3-1 victory Monday night in which Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth.