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San Francisco Giants (33-26) vs. New York Mets (31-28), 7:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Of all the talented arms in the San Francisco Giants rotation, Chris Heston seemed the most unlikely to throw a no-hitter. Heston, though, tossed the 17th no-hitter in franchise history in the opener of this three-game set with the New York Mets and the Giants hope to capitalize on that momentum with a series victory on Wednesday night. Making just his 13th career...

Recap: NY Mets vs. San Francisco

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 8-5 on Wednesday. Nori Aoki went 4-for-5 with two runs scored while Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer and Joe Panik and Justin Maxwell added solo shots for the Giants, who got a no-hitter from rookie Chris Heston in the opener of the three-game series on Tuesday. Tim...

Giants' Blanco lands on concussion DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list, three days after he was accidentally hit in the head by a thrown ball. Blanco was struck by a warmup throw from teammate Brandon Belt between innings of Sunday's game at Philadelphia. He was scratched from the lineup in Tuesday's matchup against the New York...

Giants Pitcher Chris Heston No-Hits Mets, But Hits Three Mets

By Josh Hamburger, 2 years 1 month ago
Chris Heston came into last night’s game against the Mets with some flashes of brilliance but also shaky inconsistency in several starts. He wasn’t even supposed to start this season in the majors, but an injury to Matt Cain brought him into the rotation. Nevertheless, Heston no hit the Mets in dominating fashion, fanning 11 batters and only allowing a couple balls to even...

Recap: NY Mets vs. San Francisco

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Heston, a 27-year-old rookie making his 13th career start, threw the 17th no-hitter in Giants history on Tuesday night, striking out 11 in a 5-0 win over the New York Mets. Heston (6-4) hit two batters in the fourth inning and one in the ninth, the only baserunners he allowed in the first no-hitter by any pitcher this season. He struck out the...

Recap: San Francisco vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Francisco Liriano threw seven strong innings and the Pirates swept the Giants on the road for the first time in almost eight years. Liriano gave up just one run on four hits and a walk and Pittsburgh held on to beat San Francisco 5-2 in the finale of a three-game series on Wednesday afternoon. Jordy Mercer hit a solo homer for a 2-1 Pirates lead...

Recap: Milwaukee vs. San Francisco

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Hunter Pence, Matt Duffy and Brandon Belt all hit home runs in the San Francisco Giants' 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. Madison Bumgarner (6-2) picked up his third straight win after allowing all three runs on four hits in six innings of work. The southpaw walked a pair, giving him 30 straight starts dating back to last July 13 without...

Giants designate 3B McGehee for assignment

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 months ago
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment on Sunday after acquiring the infielder in December. McGehee, 32, was off to a poor start with the Giants as they look for a replacement for Pablo Sandoval, who departed in free agency last offseason. McGehee was batting just .200 with a .254 on-base percentage and two home runs in...

Giants' Pence comes off DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will make his season debut Saturday after being activated from the 15- day disabled list. Pence, sidelined since the early portion of spring training by a fractured left forearm, will bat sixth and play right field in Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. The 2014 All-Star sustained the injury when...

Pence to come off DL on Saturday

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants are on the verge of getting back one of their key starters. Prior to Friday's game against the Reds, Giants manager Bruce Bochy revealed that the club will activate right fielder Hunter Pence off the disabled list in time for Saturday's contest. Pence, according to the San Jose Mercury-News, is already en route to Cincinnati...