Even Wander Franco's arrival couldn't keep the Rays on top. Which West team took their place?
— By the time the San Francisco Giants got back to the clubhouse from a 13-inning marathon against the Los Angeles Angels, they were looking at starting pitcher Kevin Gausman a bit funny.
— Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down.
Starling Marte to the Yankees? Max Scherzer to the Rays? We map out a July blueprint for every GM to follow.
— Wilmer Flores had four hits, including two of San Francisco’s four home runs, and the Giants routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Sunday.
— Rhys Hoskins broke out a 2 for 40 slump with a pair of home runs and a career-best six RBI, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Giants 13-6 on Saturday.
— Johnny Cueto struck out five in six uneven innings, Brandon Belt homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Friday night.
We project who every team is targeting in next month's first round as the College World Series begins.
From the Sugar Kings to the Serpientes, the South Side to Wrigleyville, we break down the best and worst of baseball's latest fashion trend.
— Occasionally, the Arizona players glanced up at the Oracle Park scoreboard in center field. It told a most familiar, gloomy story.
The two best teams in baseball saw important players hit the IL. Here's how that impacted our Week 11 list.
— Hours before first pitch, many of the Arizona Diamondbacks were busy working in an outdoor weight room at Oracle Park as others prepared for their pregame fielding drills.
— Ahead the whole way, the Arizona Diamondbacks watched in almost disbelief when Mike Yastrzemski connected.
— Brandon Crawford's big bat helped San Francisco finally snap out of an offensive funk as Arizona's road struggles kept going.
We separate the contenders from the also-rans and break down the biggest holes to fill -- and which players could fill them.
— Kyle Schwarber became the sixth player in the history of the Washington Nationals and Montreal Expos franchise to homer in both the first and second innings, driving in four runs in a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
— LaMonte Wade Jr. led off the eighth inning with an RBI single that broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday to earn a split in the day-night doubleheader.
— Washington ace Max Scherzer left after just 12 pitches with a groin injury, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Nationals 1-0 on Friday night on Anthony DeSclafani’s career-best two-hitter.
A roster that looks more suited for 2014 currently ranks ahead of the Dodgers, the Padres (and every other team in the sport) in the standings. The secret? A perfect blend of arts and science.
Thursday's Giants-Nats rainout was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader of seven-inning games on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
The Padres' stay at the top of our list is over, with a surging American League squad taking their place.