Sep 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Last season Yusmeiro Petit missed throwing a perfect game by one batter. Last month he set the all-time record for consecutive batters retired with 46. And last night he threw an 84-pitch complete game.
Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EDT
Yusmeiro Petit was a study in efficiency as the Giants solidified their hold on the top wild card slot in the National League and pulled to within two and a half of the Dodgers.
Aug 29, 2014, 6:58 AM EDT
Yet another protested game in a week full of protests. This one isn’t going anywhere, though.
Aug 28, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT
There was no perfect game involved and in fact the 46 batters stretched over the course of eight appearances. Mark Buehrle held the previous record of 45 back in 2009.
Aug 24, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
The struggling Tim Lincecum could be moved out of the Giants’ rotation in favor of Yusmeiro Petit, who has been on a roll.
Jul 23, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
The Giants’ 9-6 victory over the Phillies lasted 14 innings, involved 16 pitchers throwing 507 times to the plate, took five hours and 46 minutes, included more cramping than a track meet for septuagenarians and it finally ended 7 minutes before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning at Citizens Bank Park when Tim Lincecum really and truly recorded his first career save.
Jun 4, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT
Matt Cain has been cleared to return to the Giants’ starting rotation on Friday after missing two turns due to a mild hamstring strain.
Jun 4, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Only three Giants pitchers have an ERA over 4.00. One of them is not like the others.
May 30, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
The Giants hoped Matt Cain would feel well enough to start on Saturday against the Cardinals, but the team scratched him due to lingering discomfort in his hamstring. Yusmeiro Petit will start in his place.
May 26, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT
Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija pitched in a ton of tough luck over his first 10 starts this season, but he finally got into the win column today as part of an 8-4 victory over the Giants.
May 25, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT
Giants right-hander Matt Cain had to cut a bullpen session short on Saturday afternoon due to lingering discomfort in his right hamstring and now Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that he has been scratched from his next turn in the San Francisco starting rotation, Monday against the Cubs.
May 24, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT
Matt Cain has been trying to avoid a stint on the DL after a mild strain of his hamstring, but he may not be able to make Monday’s start against the Cubs.
May 4, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT
The Giants placed starter Matt Cain on the disabled list retroactive to April 24 with a cut on his finger.
May 1, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Matt Cain was scratched from his scheduled Tuesday start after cutting his right index finger while making a sandwich in the Giants clubhouse hours before the first pitch, but for now at least the team is planning on him rejoining the rotation Monday.
Apr 30, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT
The Yankees Bleacher Creatures chanted “You sold out!” at Robinson Cano. The world is made for people who aren’t cursed with self-awareness.
Apr 29, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT
Matt Cain was scratched from his start Tuesday night against the Padres after cutting his right index finger on a kitchen knife. Yusmeiro Petit will take the mound instead.
Mar 29, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT
The Giants were given quite a scare last night when right-hander Tim Lincecum was hit in the inside of his left knee by a line drive off the bat of Athletics first baseman Daric Barton in the fourth inning and had to be helped off the field. However, it appears that things could have been…
Sep 22, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT
In his final start at Yankee Stadium this afternoon, starter Andy Pettitte went seven innings, holding the Giants to just two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out six. The lefty is scheduled to make one final start against his former team in Houston on Saturday. As good as Pettitte was, though,…
Mar 2, 2013, 12:41 PM EDT
Tim Lincecum will be held out of his start Saturday against the Cubs because of a finger blister, with Yusmeiro Petit slated to pitch in his place. While Jon Heyman, for one, is playing this up as a sort of an annual event, this is the first time in his career that Lincecum has ever…
Feb 26, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT
Tim Lincecum gave up three runs and failed to make it through his two scheduled innings Tuesday against the Dodgers, but he was pleased following his first start of the spring. CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly has the quotes: “It’s a good sign,” Lincecum said, “when you feel the ball’s coming out of your hand…
Sep 23, 2012, 9:43 AM EDT
The Giants celebrated their second National League West title in three years on Saturday night at AT&T Park without a certain eccentric right-hander. According to Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com, Tim Lincecum was sent home early so that he could rest up for his scheduled Sunday start. Once the Giants clinched with an 8-4 victory over…
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