It's Time To Assess Strengths And Weaknesses In Fantasy BaseballSmart fantasy baseball owners will analyze the standings in their league to see where their team needs improvement—and perhaps where the team can spare some statistics in a trade. Picking up new players only makes sense if these moves help the team in the standings, after all.
5 Things: Harper Goes Gloveless, Betts Swings All Directions, and The Mariners Come Back StrongIf you ask most baseball fans, they'll tell you they like big home runs and lots of runs scored. Well, last week, that's exactly what the fans got from MLB. Washington's Bryce Harper hit a big home run without even wearing batting gloves, while Boston's Mookie Betts really swung for all the fences in Baltimore. As for runs scored, a game in San Diego against Seattle ended up with a football score as the Mariners overcame a 10-run deficit in the sixth inning to win, 16-13.
Freeman's HR In 11th Inning Lifts Braves Past Giants, 5-4Freddie Freeman homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Pence's Bloop Double In 9th Lifts Giants Past Padres 1-0Belt led off the ninth with a single against Brad Hand (1-1). Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco both struck out swinging before Pence lofted a shallow fly on a 1-1 pitch.
Cueto, Pence Lead Giants Past Padres 2-1Johnny Cueto threw a four-hitter and Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer, leading the San Francisco Giants to their seventh straight win with a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Giants Rally For 3-1 Win Against Reds' Record-Bad BullpenThe San Francisco Giants rallied for two runs in the eighth inning against Cincinnati's historically bad bullpen for a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
Bumgarner Stops Mets' Win Streak At 8 With 6-1 VictoryThe San Francisco Giants ran at will against Noah Syndergaard in a 6-1 victory Sunday that stopped the New York Mets' eight-game winning streak.
Marlins Hold Off Giants 5-4 To Avoid 3-Game SweepJ.T. Realmuto matched his career high with four hits, including a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Homers Back Samardzija's Solid Start, Giants Beat RockiesTrevor Brown made the San Francisco roster with his defense. He's proving he can give the Giants some timely offense, too.
Pence's Grand Slam Highlights Giants' 12-6 Win Over DodgersHunter Pence hit a grand slam in the eighth inning, Joe Panik drove in three runs and keyed San Francisco's comeback, and the Giants rallied past Los Angeles 12-6 in their home opener Thursday.
Third Man Arrested In Hunter Pence Stolen Scooter CaseA foundation donor paid $40,000 at an auction for the scooter and dinner for four with Pence last year. The scooter was being stored at the office.
Scooter Hunter Pence Donated To Make-A-Wish Recovered After TheftA scooter stolen from San Francisco's Make-A-Wish office that was autographed by San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has been found and at least two suspects have been arrested.