Three Giants Home Runs Fulfill Hudson’s Request in 3-2 Victory

By Josh Goodwine In Tim Hudson’s closing remarks on his official tribute day, he ended his speech by saying, “Let’s win a ballgame.” With a little help from Kelby Tomlinson, Marlon Byrd, and Brandon Crawford, the Giants did just that. Jake Peavy started the game after delivering an emotional farewell speech to Hudson, and pitched well once again, going five innings and giving up one run on four hits. Since September…

October 4, 2015
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Hudson’s Heartfelt Send-Off Overshadows 3-2 Loss to Dodgers

October 2, 2015

By: Josh Goodwine With many a teary eye at AT&T, Tim Hudson toed the rubber for the 479th and last time yesterday. Clearly having earned the respect of the league, he received a standing ovation from both the Giants and Dodger dugouts as well as the fans in his departure in the 3rd. Hudson’s credentials had earned him this admiration, with 222 career victories, placing him 73rd on the all-time…

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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over: Giants Walk-Off Dodgers in 12th

By: Josh Goodwine It looked like this game was going to send the Dodgers into the Postseason; Zack Greinke, with a meager 1.65 ERA, was on the hill last night, leaving the Giants with no room for error. Yet somehow, the Giants managed to score two runs off of Greinke in a 12 inning 3-2 victory, cutting the Dodger’s division lead to just five games. Jake Peavy took the mound…

September 29, 2015
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Giants Take Bay Bridge Series with 5-4 Win

By: Josh Goodwine After honoring the Big Three for their time as a dominant trio of starting pitchers for the Oakland As, the Giants went on the take the rubber match of the Bay Bridge Series 5-4. 27-year old rookie Chris Heston earned the victory, giving up four runs on four hits and two walks in five plus innings. His record improves to 12-10. Fellow rookie Sean Nolin didn’t fare…

September 27, 2015
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Giants Bullpen Falters as Padres Walk-Off

By: Josh Goodwine After six strong innings from Jake Peavy in his quest for his first victory against his former team in San Diego, the usually solid bullpen gave up five runs, including a walk-off hit by Jedd Gyorko in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Padres the game, 5-4. Going into the game, the Giants had a road record under .500, and Peavy is 0-4 against the Padres…

September 24, 2015
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Giants Break Shutout Streak While Backing Hudson in Victory

September 20, 2015

By: Josh Goodwine The Giants snapped their 35 inning scoreless streak against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park with a 5-1 victory on a warm Sunday afternoon. Tim Hudson, who is nearing the end of his career, took the mound, and threw six scoreless innings, giving up just four hits and striking out three. With the win, Hudson improved to 8-8 on the year and to an astounding 78-35 in…

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Second Straight Shut Out Spoils Giants’ Playoff Hopes

By: Josh Goodwine Once again unable to score a run against the Diamondbacks, the Giants lose 6-0 and see their chances for postseason play dwindle. Bruce Bochy, knowing that every game is a must win, kept his pitchers on a short leash, beginning with removing starter Mike Leake after only three innings of work despite giving up only three runs. “We’re breathing you know, it’s an uphill climb… I don’t…

September 19, 2015
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Giants Blanked Despite Stellar Start From Bumgarner

September 19, 2015

By: Josh Goodwine An error by Giants left fielder Alejandro De Aza proved to be the game changer as the Giants were shut out by the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0. Bumgarner’s quest for 20 victories will have to wait. Despite the loss, Madison Bumgarner followed up his near perfect start a week before quite nicely, giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits over eight strong innings. His counterpart, Rubby…

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