Trea Turner got five hits, Matt Adams homered and drove in six runs, and the Washington Nationals broke out of their offensive funk in a big way, routing the San Francisco Giants 15-2 Wednesday to end a four-game losing streak.
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Mac Williamson homered for the second straight night, hitting a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
If the club isn't in contention come July, dealing the October legend could help save San Francisco from a bleak future.
Before a chat with Nats manager Dave Martinez (24:24), Buster and Bob Nightengale react to a jarring K stat, wonder if the Giants should unload core pieces and more (1:39). Plus, a double dose of Sarah Langs, including "The Numbers Game" (26:49).
Mac Williamson hit a two-run homer in the sixth to lead the Giants past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday night.
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Brandon Belt hung in for an epic 21-pitch at-bat before flying out, but later homered to lead Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants over the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Sunday.
Brandon Belt of the Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most pitches seen in an at-bat in Major League Baseball history.
Albert Pujols drove a go-ahead, two-run home run into the seats in right-center for career hit No. 2,992, and Mike Trout and Jefry Marte also went deep for the Los Angeles Angels, who beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 Saturday night.
Andrew McCutchen hit a towering, three-run homer, Mac Williamson hit a two-run homer in his first big league game this season and Nick Hundley also connected to back Jeff Samardzija in the San Francisco Giants' 8-1 win against the Los Angeles Angels...
Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, who has been dealing with an injury to his right thumb since the team's home opener April 4, was put on the 10-day disabled list Friday.
The Giants are optimistic that Madison Bumgarner, who suffered a broken pinkie during spring training, can return to the rotation in June.
Zack Greinke pitched seven dominant innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks won their sixth straight series with a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer with two out in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday night to stop a four-game slide.
Patrick Corbin lost his no-hit bid on a checked-swing infield single with two outs in the eighth inning but finished a one-hitter to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Tuesday night.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Patrick Corbin loses his no-hitter with two outs in the eighth in frustrating fashion: Brandon Belt sends a check-swing dribbler to where a third baseman normally would play, but with a shift on, shortstop Nick Ahmed had to range too far to his right and Belt beat the throw to first.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
A.J. Pollock makes an outstanding diving catch out in center field to preserve Patrick Corbin's no-hitter through seven innings. The Diamondbacks lefty is dealing with just 73 pitches, relying on a slider that has been one of the most dominant pitches in the game this season. The only catch: Arizona hasn't scored off Johnny Cueto, so it's 0-0 tie heading into the bottom of the seventh.
Johnny Cueto was activated by the Giants from the disabled list to start against the Diamondbacks .