Nationals’ Josiah Gray looks to get on track vs. Giants

Two pitchers trending in opposite directions this season will go head-to-head Tuesday night when the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants continue their three-game series. Trevor Williams outdueled reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell in an 8-1 Nationals win in Monday’s series opener in San Francisco, spoiling Snell’s debut with the Giants. Right-hander Josiah Gray (0-2, 14.04 ERA) will attempt to duplicate Williams’ effort and extend his unbeaten run against the Giants

All even as Padres, Giants square off for seventh time

Someone will walk away with an edge after the San Diego Padres and host San Francisco Giants meet for a seventh time already this season on Sunday afternoon. Two teams, separated by just three games in the standings at the end of last season, have split their first six head-to-head meetings this year. The Padres squared the season series when Jurickson Profar hit a grand slam and Michael King threw a shutout over seven innings

Padres’ Michael King looks for support vs. Giants

Right-hander Michael King hopes his new teammates are as generous with their support as they’ve been in his first two starts of the season when the San Diego Padres visit the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night. After the teams split four games to open the Giants’ campaign in San Diego last week, San Francisco got a leg up when Thairo Estrada ended Friday’s home opener with a walk-off double in the ninth inning of

Jung Hoo Lee set for home debut as Giants battle Padres

The San Francisco Giants will get the opportunity to introduce Jung Hoo Lee and reintroduce Bob Melvin to their fans when they host their home opener against the San Diego Padres on Friday afternoon. The clubs met to open the Giants’ season in San Diego, where Melvin was the manager the past two years. He recorded his first two Giants wins in the middle two games of the series, before and after the Padres earned

Logan Webb, Giants look to subdue Dodgers

In a battle between two of the biggest spenders of the offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers got the best of the visiting San Francisco Giants on Monday. The Dodgers will try to do it again in the middle contest of a three-game series Tuesday night. While the Giants will return to Opening Day starter Logan Webb (0-0, 3.00 ERA), the Dodgers gave some clarity to their plan to give a break to their starters whenever

Giants’ Michael Conforto bids to continue hot start vs. Padres

On Thursday, Michael Conforto became the 18th Opening Day left fielder in 18 years for the San Francisco Giants. With his performance in the first three games of the team’s first series at the San Diego Padres, Conforto seems determined to insert himself into the Giants’ record book in another, more positive light. After slugging a ninth-inning homer on Opening Day in a 6-4 loss, Conforto belted a grand slam in the eighth inning of

Giants attempt to bounce back against Padres

Left-hander Kyle Harrison gets an opportunity to avenge his only career defeat when he and the San Francisco Giants oppose the host San Diego Padres on Friday night. After staff aces Logan Webb and Yu Darvish squared off in a pitchers’ duel for five-plus innings on Thursday, the Padres torched the San Francisco bullpen for four runs in the bottom of the seventh and held on for a 6-4 win in San Diego’s home opener.