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Giants Send Zito to Bullpen

Struggling pitcher had 7.53 ERA during 0-6 start

(Newser) - Barry Zito was demoted to the bullpen Monday by the San Francisco Giants, who hope the former ace can correct his problems by working in relief. Zito, who only 16 months ago signed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants to lead their rotation, was informed of the move... More »

Bonds Breaks Record Again

Bochy celebrates his own milestone as Giants shut out Nats

(Newser) - Barry Bonds broke the home run record again last night -- and this time it was his. Bonds hit #757 in last night's 5-0 win over the Nationals to a notable lack of pomp, though it could have been that the celebration was reserved for manager Bruce Bochy's 1,000th... More »

Bonds Hits 750, 5 from Record

SF Giant slugger comes within 5 of Aaron record after fan causes stir on field

(Newser) - Barry Bonds smacked his 750th home run last night, bringing him just 5 shy of Hank Aaron’s record. The Giants lost to the Diamondbacks 4-3, but Bay Area fans were thrilled enough with the milestone to overlook the team’s third straight loss. More »

Cain Able, Giants Not; Padres Win 1-0

San Diego wins third straight one-run game with the shutout

(Newser) - The Giants continue to struggle to score runs and the Padres continue to excel at preventing them. The Padres' 1-0 win spoiled a brilliant outing by San Francisco’s Matt Cain, who allowed just one hit in seven innings, as the San Diego bullpen extended its season-opening scoreless innings streak... More »

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