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Giants lose Snell to injury, lead and game to Yanks

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June 2, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- From the loss of starter Blake Snell to injury to a stunning opposing rally in the ninth inning, the Giants took one blow after another as they fell, 7-5, in Sunday's series finale and were swept in three games by the Yankees at Oracle Park. The team

Giants lose Wade (hamstring) for at least 4 weeks

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May 28, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants have started to build momentum of late, and now they'll have to keep it going without one of their best players. LaMonte Wade Jr. was placed on the 10-day injured list with a Grade 2 left hamstring strain, the team announced before Tuesday's game against

Lee to have season-ending shoulder surgery

May 17, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants’ worst fears regarding Jung Hoo Lee’s dislocated left shoulder were confirmed on Friday, when the club announced that its rookie center fielder will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the procedure will be scheduled in the

Winn (forearm) part of latest wave of Giants injuries

May 15, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants are struggling to stay afloat after being engulfed in an unrelenting wave of injuries this month. Tuesday alone brought several new concerning developments: Jung Hoo Lee is expected to seek a second opinion from Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Thursday after an MRI

Giants center fielder Lee (dislocated left shoulder) placed on IL

May 13, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants saw their biggest free-agent addition land on the injured list on Monday, when Jung Hoo Lee was shelved with a left shoulder dislocation prior to the club’s series opener against the Dodgers at Oracle Park. Lee, who joined San Francisco on a six-year, $113 million

Giants walk off after losing Lee to shoulder injury

May 12, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants’ injury woes took a turn for the worse on Sunday. Less than an hour after placing Michael Conforto on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain and scratching Patrick Bailey from the starting lineup with a viral illness, the Giants lost center fielder

Slater injured as Giants 'lost our mojo' vs. Reds

Webb goes seven innings, but offense can't muster much protest vs. Cincinnati
May 11, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The injuries are beginning to pile up for the struggling Giants, who saw another position player go down in a 4-2 series-opening loss to the Reds at Oracle Park on Friday night. With Jung Hoo Lee nursing a sore left foot, the Giants tapped Austin Slater to

Giants facing catching crisis with injuries to Bailey, Murphy

Sabol the only healthy backstop on San Francisco's 40-man roster
May 5, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- The Giants were already down a catcher after placing Patrick Bailey on the seven-day concussion list prior to Saturday night’s game at Citizens Bank Park. Hours later, they lost another one. The club saw its catching depth further thinned after Tom Murphy suffered a left knee injury in

Bailey exits with blurry vision as Giants drop opener to Phillies

May 4, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- The Giants lost one of their cornerstone players on Friday night, when catcher Patrick Bailey was forced to depart a 4-3 series-opening defeat to the Phillies after taking a foul ball off his face mask. Bailey started behind the plate, but was shaken up after taking a direct

With Snell (adductor strain) on IL, Giants try to 'patch it up'

April 24, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- Blake Snell felt he was close to turning a corner after enduring a rough start to his Giants career, but the reigning National League Cy Young winner won’t get a chance to right the ship for a while. Snell was scratched from his scheduled start against the

Rotation in good hands despite Cobb's 'baby setback'

April 6, 2024

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. SAN FRANCISCO -- As he progressed through his rehab from offseason hip surgery at breakneck speed, Alex Cobb decided to make a fun bet

Jackson injured as Giants can't hold on in opener 

March 28, 2024

SAN DIEGO – The Giants opted to go a man short in their bullpen to create enough flexibility to carry an extra position player on their 2024 Opening Day roster. But the relief corps dwindled even further following an untimely injury that cost them a late-inning lead in a 6-4

Webb, Winn ramp up as opener draws near

March 17, 2024

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One pitcher will be in the Giants’ season-opening starting rotation; another hopes to be there. Both were on the mound Sunday afternoon at Scottsdale Stadium. Logan Webb was so raring to go that he changed his initial Sunday plan to throw a bullpen session to instead get

Beck to undergo surgery for arm aneurysm

Right-hander ruled out for Opening Day, putting Giants' rotation in flux
March 1, 2024

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants’ starting rotation took a significant hit Thursday, when the club revealed that right-hander Tristan Beck has been diagnosed with an aneurysm in his upper arm. Beck said he will undergo surgery at Stanford on Monday to address the issue, which will rule him out for

Beck to be evaluated for right hand discomfort

February 27, 2024

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants got unsettling injury news concerning another member of their projected starting rotation on Tuesday. Right-hander Tristan Beck, who appeared in line to open the season as the club’s No. 5 starter, was sent back to San Francisco to be evaluated by team doctors after experiencing

Keaton Winn shut down with elbow soreness

February 21, 2024

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Giants got an unwelcome bit of injury news on Wednesday, as they announced that Keaton Winn has been shut down with mild right elbow soreness. Winn, who is projected to be the club’s No. 4 starter, underwent an MRI exam on Monday that revealed no structural

Cobb opts for surgery on left hip

2023 All-Star expected to miss at least six months
October 30, 2023

All-Star right-hander Alex Cobb will undergo left hip surgery to “address his labrum and ongoing impingement issues,” the Giants announced on Monday night. The procedure, which will be performed on Tuesday by Dr. Marc Philippon in Vail, Colo., is expected to sideline Cobb for six months, ruling him out for

Sidelined again, Crawford aims to play finale

September 21, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Brandon Crawford has played a franchise-record 1,616 games at shortstop for the Giants, but he might get only one more opportunity to suit up for his hometown club. Crawford landed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain Thursday prior to the Giants’ series opener

Cobb, Giants' season in jeopardy following loss to D-backs 

September 20, 2023

PHOENIX -- There was no mistaking the magnitude of this Giants-D-backs series. Both teams lined up their top two starters for the two-game showdown in the desert, with right-handers Alex Cobb and Zac Gallen matching up in Tuesday night’s series opener at Chase Field. Unfortunately for the Giants, Cobb departed

Giants' key injuries bring Matos to Giants roster

June 14, 2023

ST. LOUIS -- The Giants lost two key players in the span of two pitches in an 11-3 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. At least one will be down for quite a while. Left fielder Mitch Haniger suffered a fractured right forearm after being struck

Estrada to IL with wrist sprain; Villar recalled

May 27, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- The Giants placed second baseman Thairo Estrada on the 10-day injured list with a left wrist sprain and recalled infielder David Villar from Triple-A Sacramento prior to Saturday afternoon’s game against the Brewers at American Family Field. Estrada, 27, hurt his wrist in his final at-bat of the

Giants' Jackson takes key step forward in TJ rehab

May 16, 2023

This story was excerpted from Maria Guardado’s Giants Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Insult to injury: DeSclafani leaves with toenail issue, then Giants lose lead

May 14, 2023

PHOENIX -- Four weeks ago, Anthony DeSclafani was playing piano with his 2-year-old son, Cru, when he suffered a freak injury that ultimately led to his early exit in the sixth inning of the Giants’ 7-2 loss to the D-backs on Saturday night at Chase Field. “It’s silly, but I

Slater's injury, Manaea's command issues cause for concern with Giants

@sonjamchen
May 10, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants will bring some uncertainty along for the ride as they head down south for a brief four-game road trip in Arizona. After missing the first three weeks of the 2023 season with a left hamstring strain, Austin Slater could miss additional time after exiting Wednesday's