The Giants and Dodgers square off in the first of their two remaining three-game series. First place is not (yet) on the line, which is good news for the Giants.
Buster Posey was scratched from Wednesday's lineup with a tight hamstring, which should result in plenty of freaking out for Giants fans.
Angel Pagan helped Tim Lincecum pick up his seventh win of the season with three hits and a perfect throw to Hector Sanchez at home plate to nail A.J. Ellis as the Giants beat the Dodgers for a second straight...
Hoping to secure first place, the Giants take a series lead in Los Angeles.View gallery »
Angel Pagan scored twice against Clayton Kershaw, who has now lost to the Giants three times this season, to back Madison Bumgarner and give the Giants sole possession of first place.
Scott Hairston hit a game-tying two-run home run off Sergio Romo, then a go-ahead solo shot off Santiago Casilla in the 10th inning to spoil the Giants' ninth-inning rally and give the Mets an 8-7 win.
Clayton Kershaw dealt the Giants their second consecutive shutout loss and dropped them into a tie with the Dodgers for first place in the N.L. West after a three-game sweep at home.
The Giants and the Dodgers square off for three games with the NL West lead possibly at stake. Let's preview the series.
The Giants scored two runs off N.L. Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw and didn't need any more as Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants recorded their second consecutive shutout against the division leaders.